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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.
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.
Adventures in The Lake Disctrict
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From abseiling 150 feet down into an abandoned quarry, to climbing the tallest mountain in England, this short book recounts the adventures of twelve friends in a mountain school in The Lake District, one the most beautiful areas in England.
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.
Bad Luck Bilby: Can You Survive Him?
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Bilby is such bad luck that adventure seekers from around the world have made the newest sport out of just trying to survive with him. Most people won't make it but a few have and are pushing the envelope by taking Bad Luck Bilby to some of the most dangerous places on earth to up the ante! Think K2 sounds dangerous? Even Sherpas won't make it wirh Bilby around!
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.
Deadly Climb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,340. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Seconds ago, Deputy U. S. Marshall Laura Killen was drying her hair in her tidy brownstone apartment, unaware of the man watching her with a gun in his hand. Now she’s running for her life at his side, desperate to reach his nephew before a murderous mobster finds the boy. Or is her sexy kidnapper the real threat?
Trails, Walkways and Boot Tracks
You set the price! Words: 29,320. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Verl Rogers spent his life enjoying the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, from camping to climbing mountains. He chronicled many of those memories, which are condensed into this collection of essays and another book titled “Tales from the Mountainside.”
To Be Brave, My Life: Royal Robbins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Royal Robbins' accomplishments as a rock climber are legendary. This first volume of his autobiography details his historic solo ascent of the Leaning Tower in Yosemite, and chronicles his youth growing up in LA. Robbins' adventurous life story stands as a beacon of inspiration to those who ever pondered how to reach higher by reaching within. He relates climbing in terms everyone can understand.
Tales From The Mountainside: Adventures From Youth To Old Age
You set the price! Words: 29,190. 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.