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Appalachian Trials - A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
What is the most difficult part of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail? Most assume that it's the physical challenge of hiking nearly 2,200 miles. It's not. In no uncertain terms, the psychological and emotional grind is why 7 in 10 hikers ultimately quit on the Appalachian Trail. APPALACHIAN TRIALS is the only resource aimed to equip hikers with the mindset necessary for a thru-hiking the AT.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
Price: Free! Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
Pacific Crest Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
"Pacific Crest Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail" gives aspiring PCT thru-hikers the tools necessary to succeed in their 2,650 mile goal.
Putt like a tour professional
Price: Free! Words: 39,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Putt like a tour professional is a serious golf instruction book written for golfers of all abilities. Ever wonder how Tiger Woods was able to sink all those pressure putts to win all those major tournaments? Find out how to do that here! Jack Nicklaus had the best mind to succeed at putting that the golf world has ever seen. Find out the secrets to his success in this book.
End to End in Bits
Price: Free! Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
A story of a walk from Lands End to John O'Groats, in bits.
Mud, Sweat and Tears - an Irish Woman’s Journey of Self-Discovery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In July 2008, Moire O'Sullivan made a solo attempt of the Wicklow Round, a gruelling run spanning 100 kilometres over 26 of Ireland’s remotest mountains. Mud, Sweat and Tears tells one woman’s story about her passion for mountain running, a passion that has brought her to the heights of some of Ireland’s most impressive mountains and to the depths of her own human limitations.
Walking the World: Memories and Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Walking the World: Memories and Adventures elevates the act of walking from something we do every day without thinking about it to a means for putting more fun and excitement into our lives. And we can become healthier, at the same time. Whoever said, “No pain, no gain,” was out to lunch.
The Via Algarviana: an English guide to the ‘Algarve Way'
Price: $4.32 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The Via Algarviana (‘Algarve Way’) is a fully waymarked, long-distance trail across southern Portugal’s Algarve region, from the Spanish border in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west. This guide describes the complete route from Alcoutim to Cabo de São Vicente (Cape St Vincent), as well as an alternative finish to the walk via Aljezur and the Rota Vicentina.
A Long Walk in the Alps - the Eiger to the Matterhorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
A Long Walk in the Alps recounts a hike through the mountains of Switzerland from Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland to Zermatt in the Valais. In this real life adventure, the author sets out along the path known as the Eiger Trail with the aim of reaching the mountain town of Zermatt beneath the far off Matterhorn but the journey is almost over in its early days...
Walking Coast To Coast: Adventures Along Wainwright's Trail Across Northern England
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,920. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Coast to Coast Walk between St Bees and Robin Hood's Bay is a classic in terms of scenery and heritage. Despite the route falling prey, in some respects, to convenience and complacency, David Butterworth re-captures an imagination of what this famous hike was designed to achieve - simplicity, meaning and independence
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Public Transportation Guide, Complete Edition: Georgia to Maine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,210. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Want to hike the A.T. but need help getting there and back? Now there's a public transportation guide with comprehensive, detailed, and practical information to help any hiker get to or from just about any spot on the Trail by bus, plane, train, and dial-a-ride. Newly revised and current. The only public transportation guide available anywhere for thru-hikers, section hikers, or weekend warriors.
Walking Gone Wild: How to Lose Your Age on the Trail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,700. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
WALKING GONE WILD, How to Lose Your Age on the Trail, is about how women can re-invigorate life as they age. Sprinkled with stories of women who discover a new model of aging with vitality, grace, and a deep connection to life, the book provides the how-to of overcoming obstacles to developing a walking lifestyle. Chapters guide older women to outfit, train, and prepare to thrive walking the road.
Plan & Go | High Sierra Trail: All You Need to Know to Complete the Sierra Nevada's Best Kept Secret
Series: Plan & Go Hiking. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,990. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Sandiburg Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Plan & Go | High Sierra Trail is the ultimate guide to hiking the 72-mile route from the Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park to Whitney Portal at the base of Mt. Whitney. In a clear and concise manner, the book describes the highlights and unique characteristics of the ‘HST’ and provides all the essential planning information to save you time and effort with your own preparations.
Continuing Saga of Camping the National Parks
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping & RVing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Continuing Saga of Camping the National Parks is our second cross country camping trip. This time, we toured the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Glacier and the Badlands. We spend a month each year touring by camp trailer with no definite plans, no reservations, and no time limit. We take our time enjoying the beauty and history of each area. The biggest thing we learned is just how big America is.
Off The Map: Fifty-Five Weeks of Adventuring in the Great American Wilderness and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(3.00 from 1 review)
Off The Map is a collection of fifty-five outdoor adventures that take place along the rougher and more precarious edges of our country's natural splendor. If you enjoy tales of haunted hotels and hot springs, hypothermia and heat exhaustion, as well as snapshots of the most scenic locations this continent has to offer, Off The Map will satisfy your inquisitive and adventurous spirit.
Trail Angel Mama: Tales of a California Trail Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
See the Pacific Crest Trail from the other side – from the viewpoint of ‘Trail Angel Mama’. Trail angels dispense trail magic to hikers; from a bottle of water or a ride into town, to a hot meal and a bed for the night. The Holman’s discovered a new world in this journey as hiker’s touched their hearts in an unexpected way. They set out to share blessings. Instead, they were the ones blessed.
Rambling Man Walks The North Downs Way: Following the pilgrims from Farnham to Dover
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Andrew Bowden was unemployed and getting tired. Tired of looking for jobs. Tired of thinking about what to say for interviews. Tired of visiting the Job Centre to justify why they should give him some money. Tired of sitting in front of the computer all day waiting for that elusive offer of gainful employment to appear. Tired. So very tired. So he went for a walk on the North Downs Way.
Take a Hike! A long walk on the Appalachian Trail
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016 by Timothy Bond. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Fiction » Fairy tales
Take a Hike! is the story of one man's journey on the twenty-one hundred and sixty-seven mile long Appalachian Trail. Tim Hewitt, whose trail name was Paddler, writes about trip planning and preparation and includes his daily journal for the six month adventure. He is joined by his thirteen year old son David for five weeks in the summer. David's journal and perspective are also included.
Proper Care and Feeding of a Huntin' Buddy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Jay & Bob have written over 27 short stories about their escapades. These encompass trips to the wilds of northern Canada, the great Rocky Mountains, & cactus-strewn Texas. Bob & Jay say that the things they write about could not be made up – they just happen. Look for more books in the series, “Humor, with a Little Huntin' Thrown In.”
Trail Mix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,120. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2018 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
"This book is a follow-up to Tales from the Trails, this time with new stories presented in bite-sized pieces. As with his previous book, Trail Mix is part adventure, part travelogue, part motivational encouragement, part cautionary tale, and part stand-up comedy. Trail Mix is for anyone who loves spending time in the outdoors, who wishes they could be outdoors more, or who simply enjoys reading.

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