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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.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
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 Transit Guide, Complete Edition: Georgia to Maine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Want to hike the Appalachian Trail, 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. It's the only public transportation guide available for A.T. thru-hikers, section hikers, or week-end warriors.
Tales from the Trails
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.
The Hiker's Field Manual: A Complete Guide to Hiking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,660. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Hiker's Field Manual is designed as a smart guide for hikers and backpackers alike. The manual is useful to help navigate, learn about hiking equipment, how to forecast the weather without expensive technology, and keeping oneself comfortable when on a trail in any location.
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
“Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway” is the only complete guide to the parks’ great day hiking trails. With one tap of the screen, you can: >>Plan days of fun family-friendly activities >>Learn which trails lead to great vistas, swimming beaches, and wildlife sightings >>Discover historical and geological wonders >>Find directions, entrance fees, and more!
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...
Castle Walks in Monmouthshire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Wales is famed for its castles, which are rivalled only by the stunning landscapes in which they stand. All twelve walks in this book start at, or close to, one of Monmouthshire's magnificent castles, fortresses like Chepstow, Raglan, Skenfrith and White. Walks range from 5.6 miles (9.1 km) to 12.3 miles (19.7 km) and each offers an exciting introduction to the area's history and natural beauty.
Malta 10 Great Walks
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This book provides details of 10 great walks on Malta, together with a description of the noteworthy features that lie along each route a The duration of each walk is typically three to four hours and most can be shortened or extended to suit particular interests and circumstances. Importantly, the starting and end points of each walk can be accessed by bus.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure
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.
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.
Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride and Silverton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
An opinionated guide to the best hikes in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado around three great base camps; Ouray, Telluride and Silverton. The hikes range from 6 to 12.5 miles per day. The guide describes the base camps, identifying local service, nearby attractions and non-hiking day activities. Trails include detailed descriptions, ratings, elevation profiles, maps and photos.
My Trinities
You set the price! Words: 129,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
NEWLY REVISED for the 2016 hiking season! The most comprehensive guide to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps (plus a chapter on the Russian Wilderness). Photos and text about 202 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.
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.
Tigers and Tamangs: How Not to Do a Nepalese Adventure Travel Reconnaissance
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mark Horrell sets off on an adventure travel reconnaissance with his friends who own a Nepalese trekking agency. On a desperate crusade to see a tiger in Bardia National Park they experience a bizarre set of escapades involving the Nepalese Army, a tame rhino and a surreal rafting trip. After visiting the birthplace of Buddha they are then terrorised by leeches on a monsoon trek.
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's Epic Snowman Trek
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,620. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
Walking with the Last Prince: Following Owain on the Glyndwr's Way
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: British English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
April 2011 and the United Kingdom was in royal wedding fever. But for Andrew Bowden the idea of getting out of London and heading off on a good long walk was a much more appealing idea. So he headed off to the peace and tranquillity of mid Wales to walk the Glyndŵr's Way; a trail dedicated to one Owain Glyndŵr. Who? Oh, only the last Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales.
Sole to Soul
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,710. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
An entertaining variety of short stories of a life-long hiker and lover of the mountains. Funny or sad or interesting.
The View From The Top Of Japan: My 2-Decade-Long Quest To Scale The Nation’s 25 Highest Peaks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Within 4 months of arriving in Japan over 21 years ago, Gary J. Wolff was standing atop Fuji-san, the nation’s highest peak. During the next 2 decades, Gary climbed all of the 29 highest mountains in Japan and 38 of the tallest 50. In this eBook, Gary shares details about Japan’s highest mountains including pics, maps, trail descriptions, and other info based upon his many exciting climbing trips.
Ramblings in Ireland
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.