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Mountaintop
Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
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A man drowns. He survives and ends up stranded on an island. That is the start of his strange, incomprehensible adventure.
Touring the Valley of Death
Price: Free! Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
3.4 million acres - a massive swath of the hottest, lowest, driest, and most barren landscape on Earth. It's a place so desolate and forlorn that the first people to venture into it, called it 'The Valley of Death'. And yet it has an unmatched, mystical beauty that tempts even the meek to set aside their fear and walk upon the sun baked trails leading to ever more danger and intrigue.
End of the Rope - A Play in Four Acts
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Mountains don't care if you live or you die, but friends do. Don't they?
Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a Summary of Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster By writing Into Thin Air, Krakauer may have hoped to exorcise some of his own demons and lay to rest some of the painful questions that still surround the event. This summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour all 368 pages.
Tales From The Mountainside: Adventures From Youth To Old Age
You set the price! Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Essay » Author profile
"Tales From The Mountainside: Adventures From Youth To Old Age" is a collection of essays from mountain climber and outdoorsman Verl Rogers. He recounts humorous and ambitious adventures from youth to his 80s on outings covering everything from climbing to fishing with family in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.
Roaring Mountain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After Gary Gray was killed by an avalanche while mountain climbing in the North Cascades, he was buried under tons of ice and snow. Three years later his body was recovered, triggering a series of amazing events that belies belief. The miraculous phenomena are related by Gary's mother with anecdotes by his family, hoping that it will give comfort and inspiration to other bereaved parents.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Blue Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Wind, snow, rock, and ice are all Blue Sky has ever known. Raised in the highest crags of the Alps by a herd of ibex, her life is mysterious and surreal. From this magical beginning, Sky is gifted in other-worldly ways. But she wants something else. When she rescues a young climber from a stormy peak, she learns of the world of humans, and longs to become a part of it.
Over the Hills
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Over the Hills, Peter Steele recounts the story of his turbulent childhood in England and his student years at Cambridge University. There he learned mountaineering and medicine, culminating in his selection as medical officer to the ill-fated 1971 International Expedition to Mount Everest.
The Mountain
Series: MY STARS and Other Highlights, Part twelve. Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
At a plant on Cona-3-Cha, Eldon receives visions of his future. He scales two mountains of different times and places in synchronicity. An outside higher power evidently wants to help him in his search for the Source in ways beyond mere ibee understanding. This is based on an actual event in eastern Tennessee in May of 2001.