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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.
A Guide to Trekking the Mountain Frontier of the Pyrenees - For Hikers without Borders by Gordon Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
‘If we could traverse this mountain barrier dividing Spain from France, so could any other reasonably fit person who loves to walk among mountains.’ So thought Gordon Wilson and his partner on meeting a fellow, much younger trekker in the Pyrenees. If you're contemplating a wild, beautiful trek, Gordon’s blend of practical advice and storytelling may be just what you need to create the reality.
101 BITS OF USEFUL ADVICE FOR THE PADDLER, HIKER AND CAMPER; 2nd edition by Richard Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,320. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
An updated edition of 101 Helpful Hints for Camping, Hiking and Paddling.
Walking Coast To Coast: Adventures Along Wainwright's Trail Across Northern England by David Butterworth
Price: $2.99 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
O Fôn i Fynwy by Harri Roberts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The traditional Welsh expression ‘O Fôn i Fynwy’ literally means from Anglesey (Ynys Môn) to Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy) but is also used figuratively to mean the whole of Wales. This new Wales end to end is a 364-mile route starts at Holyhead and passes through Wales’s most stunning landscapes. The walk ends in Chepstow on the Wales-England border.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona by Pete Chasar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Public Transportation Guide, Complete Edition: Georgia to Maine by J Jeffrey "Snailpace" Philbrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,650. 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 it's the only public transportation guide available for A.T. thru-hikers, section hikers, or week-end warrior.
Tales from the Trails by T. Duren Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
T. Duren Jones gets out into the wilderness as often as possible—camping, fishing, hiking, desert trail trekking and “bagging” peaks—and does he have stories to tell! He’s hiked hundreds of trails, completed the nearly 500 miles of the Colorado Trail, and has summited all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-ft. peaks. He loves the outdoors—and check-off lists. He’s kinda crazy that way.
My Trinities by Tim Sims
You set the price! Words: 130,470. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
NEWLY REVISED for next year's hiking season! The most comprehensive guide to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps (plus a lengthy chapter on the Russian Wilderness). Over 200 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus extensive off-trail info. Geology, botany, birds, human history, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout. Photos!
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.
Bushwhack: A Serial Story of Off-Trail Hiking & Camping in the Pacific Northwest Wilderness by Gerald M. Chicalo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Three women, six men, and one dog, set out on a good-intentioned, multi-day, off-trail hiking adventure. Laughing, joking, even flirting with each other, it all starts out so well. Until... well, you'll have to read it to find out. To experience this book as intended, as a serial story, please read only one chapter per day, if you can resist the temptation.
Contour Lines: On the Path to a Thousand Mountains by Mick Harney
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mick Harney returns with more unique perspectives on fell and hill walking in Scotland and the English Lake District. He offers a fresh crop of new and compelling insights, including many detailed descriptions of individual mountains, the paths we take to them, and what they reveal to and about us.
Points of Contact: On the Practice, Philosophy, and Pleasures of Fell Walking by Mick Harney
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Are you passionate about walking and climbing, perhaps in areas such as Scotland and the English Lake District? Or do you simply have a curiosity about those activities and those places? Points of Contact is the book for you. Knitting geology, history, and meteorology into an illuminating exploration of the world of fell and hill walking, it is by turns descriptive, humorous, and poetic.
Up the Winter Trail by Wayne J Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Winter in coastal British Columbia is supernatural. Off-road riding on quad and motorcycle, with emphasis on the people and local geography. Hiking and survival off the grid in coastal BC, where mountains drop into the sea and individuals possess self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Winter hiking adventures in the Powell River area, including numerous photos and maps.