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Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
By Rob Bignell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“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
By Pete Buckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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
By Harri Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
The Malta Coastal Walk
By Emmet Mc Mahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This wonderful 155 km walk takes you around the entire island of Malta by a route that is interesting, safe, varied and very enjoyable. It is not a uniform sign-posted route but a combination of limestone paths, town pavements, minor country roads and some sections across open countryside. The route is divided into 13 sections, each of which can be done comfortably in a day. This is a great walk.
Gozo: 10 Great Walks
By Emmet Mc Mahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Gozo, a small island with a rich history, provides wonderful opportunities for walking. Each of the 10 walks in this book - Leads you past a variety of landscapes and features of historical, environmental and cultural interest - Is described in detail and is accompanied by a clear map - Is of moderate length and can be extended or shortened to suit individual tastes. This is a great book.
Malta 10 Great Walks
By Emmet Mc Mahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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
By Dave Spivey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: 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.
Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride and Silverton
By Diane Greer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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
By Tim Sims
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,020. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is not your grandpa's guidebook! Finally a comprehensive guide, with attitude, to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps. 60 photos. Based on first-hand knowledge of 188 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus backcountry info not in other books. Geology, history, botany, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
By Michael McQuaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(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
By Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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
By Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
Sole to Soul
By Cheryl Chanaud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,710. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: 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
By Gary J. Wolff
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
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
By Kerry Dwyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(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.
101 Great Hikes Above Silicon Valley: Pre-planned trail adventures for all ability levels of hikers, runners, bikers, horses...and even dogs
By Miriam Nuney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Don't have time to plan where to head outdoors this weekend? Try one of the beginner, intermediate, or advanced hikes detailed in this guide. 37 nearby parks are profiled, with information on trails and facilities, including slope, climb, and mileage, plus easy reference charts to find the perfect hike. Most hikes can be done in 3-4 hours within a 1-hour drive from the heart of Silicon Valley.
Appalachian Trials - A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
By Zach Davis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
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.
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. Category: 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.
Landscapes of Sorrento, Amalfi and Capri
By Julian Tippett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Sunflower Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Sorrento, Amalfi and Capri - a wonderful area for walkers. The coastal towns south of Naples have attracted travellers for a hundred years and more. Today visitors come to soak up the sensational coastal scenery of soaring limestone cliffs, serpentine roads and clinging hillside villages. An essential guidebook for any visitor wanting to explore the stunning landscapes of this part of Italy.
The Landscapes Walking Companion
By Paul Jenner and Christine Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,380. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Sunflower Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you enjoy walking, whether it be the occasional stroll — or a full day’s walking or more — you are sure to enjoy this book. It’s filled with invaluable advice, hints and tips including route-finding, weather forecasting, cloud recognition, dealing with emergencies and survival techniques. It will certainly inspire you with ideas for many future walks, hikes and rambles.