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Finding Forrest Fenn 3rd Edition (July 2017) by The Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,430. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 1 review)
If you have ever dreamed of treasure hunting and wondered about the mystery and intrigue; this book will bring you along with The Wolf and his wolfpack on an exciting adventure and their quest for Forrest Fenn's hidden $1 million treasure hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains north of Santa Fe.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure by Dave Spivey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 1 review)
In June of 1984 with limited hiking skills, everyday is a learning experience. The wilderness is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. The journey began as a summer trail challenge but, ends up being a life changing experience. This is a John Muir Trail journal recounting the adventures and events of a 56 day, 221 mile, solo backpacking trip along California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range.
Blizzard Backpacking in Yosemite by Steve Frazier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This book recounts a backpacking misadventure in Yosemite National Park. A solo backpacker takes off on a 5-day trip in the wilderness high country, then encounters an early season snow storm that drastically changes his plans! Read about how he survived freezing temperatures, starvation, isolation and extreme boredom. A must read for any outdoor adventurer or even armchair adventurer.
Extreme Trekking by Vladimir Lancheres
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The book is about extreme altitude trekking, an activity that can easily be underestimated by the novice. It addresses preparation, provides unique technical information, and explains why Aconcagua is a greater challenge than it may appear to be. The story is a personal experience on the mountain with 10 other trekkers from around the world. Only 3 reached the summit but not without incident.
The White Mountain Chronicles by Laudizen King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010 by KeyZen9. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The White Mountain Chronicles celebrates the author’s two decades of adventure in the mountains of New Hampshire. From Monadnock to the White Mountains, these memoirs and stories capture the fleeting moments of a life: from friendships forged on the trail to nights of revelry, from dangerous water crossings to winter storms, and all the strange memories and events that make the experience whole.
Mud, Sweat and Tears - an Irish Woman’s Journey of Self-Discovery by Moire O'Sullivan
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.
Off The Map: Fifty-Five Weeks of Adventuring in the Great American Wilderness and Beyond by Bryan Snyder
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.
Ramblings in Ireland by Kerry Dwyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.00 from 1 review)
This is not a book about rambling in Ireland. It tells the tale of one particular walking trip and the memories and musings it inspired. Exploring the West of Ireland is a time for meditation, spiritual reflection and strengthening the bonds of life. More practically the ability to read a map might have proved helpful.
Under the Laughter of Eagles by Michael McQuaid
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.