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Archery Answers: Learn All the Basics Now
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
(5.00 from 1 review)
Archery Answers is a book in clear, no-nonsense language to teach you stuff you need to know, to give you the archery answers you can apply immediately. You don’t want more confusing information, you only need the right information, the facts that really matter. Okay, fast forward a couple of months. People who know you will see you in a new light as capable and knowledgeable. Because you will be.
Drifting Down the Darling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Drifting down the Darling can best be described as the incoherent thoughts of a traveller who will use any excuse to put a boat onto the Darling River and then write crazy stories about birds. Do not listen to anything he says about Australian birds-none of his observations are based on skill, truth, or even reality.
Ten Top Redfish Flies - And How to Tie Them
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Do you want to catch redfish on fly? This little ebook, the result of 25 years worth of on-the-water research and observation, shares with the reader ten of the most effective redfish flies available, as well as concise instructions on how to fish them. Fly tiers will appreciate the links to tying instructions. Do you want to catch more and bigger redfish? Read this book!
Fall Off the Couch Laughing
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 2. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ten humorous essays, most of which were previously published as newspaper columns. Themes have to do with outdoor recreation and are illustrated with photos by the author. (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
Get Off the Couch with Joan
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten essays, most were previously published as newspaper columns, chronicling two years of hikes on the North Country Trail by the author. "Young has an easy, breezy way of writing that makes reading both pleasurable and informative." - Big Rapids (MI) Pioneer (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking One of South America's Classic Treks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 15. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistan border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
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: 23,340. 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.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.
To the Top of Central America: Bagging Volcanoes in Guatemala
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 18. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Guatemala has a chain of thirty volcanoes, four of which are active. It's not the sort of place most people think of spending their Christmas holidays, but that's exactly what Mark Horrell did. Accompanied by a disparate group of people, he sets out to climb seven volcanoes in eleven days, including Volcan Tajumulco, the highest mountain in Central America.
Cycling in Europe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Hints and Tips for Touring Cyclists about finding accommodation, hiring a bike, emergencies, route planning, public transport backup, rules of the road and the weather.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
Secrets of the Natural Athlete (and how they can be yours)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Learn how natural athletes engage their entire body in an efficient, fluid, and seamless flow of motion, resulting in what appears to be effortless power, control, and grace. This unseen dynamic motion and balance is what makes the greatest athletes stand out from the rest, however, this unique motion is NOT exclusive to top athletes. It can be learned by anyone.
A Simplified Guide to Rugby Sevens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A Simplified Guide to Rugby Sevens is a quick read that will provide essential information about the game of Rugby Sevens and how it is played. The book is written in rhyme using straightforward language with accompanying black and white illustrations. Explanations of the many technical aspects of the game such as set pieces, rucks and mauls are presented in a fun and easy to understand manner.