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The Longest Mile: Nine Days in the Great Smoky Mountains by Ryan Watkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
For nine days in early May, Ryan Watkins along with two brothers, Jeremy and Chris Jones, backpack the world-famous Appalachian Trail through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The trio meets a colorful cast of characters while experiencing the most physically demanding and personally rewarding nine days of their lives.
Plan & Go | High Sierra Trail: All You Need to Know to Complete the Sierra Nevada's Best Kept Secret by Zebulon Wallace
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.
Scouting for Boys by Enoch Heise
Price: Free! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
When "Scouting for Boys" was first published in 1908, it changed the course of history by launching the worldwide Scouting movement. This unabridged republishing of the classic work is produced by ScoutingRediscovered.com - a project dedicated to rediscovering the timeless framework of traditional Scouting.
Living Without Walls by Julie O'Neill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Julie O'Neill chronicles her family's journey along the John Muir Trail in the High Sierras as she battles her inner fears reliving a backpacking adventure turned disaster that almost took her life 16 years earlier. Part memoir, part manifesto, Living Without Walls is a testament to the power of nature to tend to the whole person as portrayed in this blazingly honest and entertaining account.
Hike with Me: Queens River Loop by Jeanne Bustamante
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Nonfiction account of a woman's four day three night solo backpacking trip in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Includes color photographs and candid descriptions of what backpacking can be like.
Hike with Me: The Wild Coast by Jeanne Bustamante
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
The true journey of a husband and wife on a six day backpacking trip along the coast of WA. This book contains full color pictures and plenty of adventure.
The Best Mistake I Ever Made by Tommy Baggins
Series: Asperger's on the Appalachain Trail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 25,460. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
In the Spring of 2001, I attempted to hike the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. I had little experience with traveling on my own and no experience at all with backpacking. I also had Asperger's Syndrome & an anxiety disorder. Here is my journal from that wonderful mess of a hike, so if you want to see what the Appalachian Trail looks like to a fellow with Asperger's, then read on.
Hike with Me: Stump Lake by Jeanne Bustamante
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,290. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
A narrative nonfiction tale of Jeanne Bustamante's first overnight solo backpacking trip to Stump Lake in Idaho. The first in the Hike with Me series about backpacking trips. Full color photos add striking visuals to this book.
The Rural Ranger: A Suburban and Urban Survival Manual & Field Guide of Traps and Snares for Food and Survival by Ron Foster
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
The Modern Day Survival Primer For Solving Modern Day Survival Problems! This book will teach you the techniques to not just survive, but to use ingenuity and household items to solve your problems scientifically with a bit of primitive know how thrown in.A complete and detailed section utilizing explicit drawings and easy to understand photographs covers thoroughly the topic of survival trapping
Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History by Jane V. Blanchard
Series: Woman on Her Way. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
In Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History you can sense the presence of the ancient Romans and feel what it was like to live on Rome's most northern frontier. Vivid descriptions and 130+ photographs and illustrations of northern England and the archaeological remains depict life on The Wall—now and then.
Hiking Cancer by Patti McCarthy & Lynn A. Shapiro
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
After starting our goal to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, cancer surprised us. Between surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation, and side effects, we found our focus and continued to hike mountains. An inspiration and resource guide for cancer patients, loved ones, and hikers, it is my personal journal, hiking blog entries and essays on cancer. Every survivor story is different. Here is mine.
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.
Rookies in the Wild by John Riha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking(5.00 from 1 review)
A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
The Tenderfoot's Guide to Family Camping by Brian Greenleaf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Revised for 2011 from the hit, 1999, paperback edition, The Tenderfoot's Guide to Family Camping has been updated with all the latest information to painlessly get the novice, tenderfoot family camper off the couch and into the woods. Take a copy along on your phone or e-reading device.