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Backcountry Trail Pics
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the past ten years, I've seen some really great scenery in the backcountry of the national parks and wilderness areas in the western United States. This book is meant to be a "quick read" in that it should only take 10-15 minutes to view, but I hope these pictures last alot longer than that in your mind. You might also want to keep it handy to review when you get sick and tired of the office.
A tranquil Day on the Strait of Canso
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
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This is a summary of a wonderful day spent dinghy sailing in the confines of the Strait of Canso which separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island.
Who Packed Your Parachute?
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
NOW REVISED AND UPDATED: How to tie better parachute dry flies. A short evaluation of new ways to tie better, faster, more imitative and durable parachute fly patterns. Tim Rolston takes a brief look at why parachute flies have traditionaly been fragile, why they are worth using and what steps you can take to make your flies better.
Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tour Boulder’s wild side by hiking all the way around the city on this unique eight-part trek through prairies, riparian districts, and, of course, the foothills. Experience abundant wildflowers, acres of grasslands, the chirping antics of prairie dogs — all while enjoying some rare solitude in lesser-known open-space parcels.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
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Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
JenTil
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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A short memoir of a father introducing his daughter to backpacking on the Appalachian Trail.
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
Who's on Second?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
(5.00 from 1 review)
It was hard for Peanut to be a star player on the local baseball team, since she had never even got a chance to join them on the field. That all changed one day when a case of chicken pox suddenly struck some key teammates. Peanut did not go on to be a hall-of-famer; but she did leave her mark in the one game that she saved at the last minute, back when she was known as "Bat Person."
Golf Tales Volume I
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Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume I of Golf Tales contains "nice guy" story about Terrible Tommy Bolt and a tale about a broker who gets the "shits" on the golf course. In addition this volume contains a wonderful story of a young caddy's first adrenaline rush while caddying for his father in a big championship.
The Tao of Tennis
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Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
(5.00 from 1 review)
The classic Tao Te Ching adapted for life on the tennis court. Ancient Eastern wisdom as the basis for practical advice to play and coach your best. Written by a professional tennis instructor with a degree in philosophy and English. Play your best tennis, live your best life! ** Recommended by legendary tennis guru Allen Fox, and by eminent professor of Chinese philosophy Roger T. Ames. **
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
Newspaper Bundle
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Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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This is a series of columns written for the Georgetown News Graphic in 2011-2012. The author writes about her experiences while running and biking in the remote area of Scott County in Kentucky. The situations are always comical and often unbelievable.
Sunset Paddle
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Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
(3.00 from 1 review)
In this essay Mary Anne Smrz connects kayaking, her destiny and the destiny of the stars. Her analogy links the joy of paddling with life. Join her in a Red Kayak for a Sunset Paddle.
Barefoot-style Shoe Buying Guide: Exclusive Report
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Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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Choosing Your Pair Of Minimalist Running Shoes 2012 Edition In this report, I will share with you the best shoes from each of the barefoot-style shoe category (see below). By narrowing it down to the best shoes I have wear-tested, I hope to save you time, money, and potential injuries from wearing bad shoes. The rest is up to you!
Delirium: My Fascination for the 1978 World Cup Final
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(2.00 from 1 review)
The 1978 World Cup Final was one of the most spectacular but controversial sporting events in recent memory. All of Argentina, backed by the ruling military junta was willing them to win against a talented Dutch Team. This is my take on a truly gripping but heavily tarnished match and the events that surrounded it.