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Snowstruck: In the Grip of Avalanches
Snowstruck
In the Grip of Avalanches
Paperback      ISBN: 0156032546
An avalanche expert and predictor explores the often deadly nature of avalanches, sharing a wealth of dramatic rescue and escape stories, including those of a skier who was forced to make a life-and-death decision and the race to save a buried victim. By the author of Rowing to Latitude. Reprint.
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
Into Thin Air
A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
Paperback      ISBN: 0385494785
The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived
Day Hiker's Handbook: Get Started With the Experts
Day Hiker's Handbook
Get Started With the Experts
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0898869013
Best Hikes With Dogs Colorado
Best Hikes With Dogs Colorado
Paperback      ISBN: 0898869684
The best hiking trails in Colorado for optimum canine enjoyment are featured in a guidebook that furnishes detailed descriptions of eighty dog-friendly hikes, including some never described in another guidebook, and includes canine hazards to watch for and tips on what to pack for your dog. Original.
Ascent
Ascent
by Unknown
Paperback      ISBN: 1471157555
The complete life story of arguably Britain's greatest mountaineer, whose career has spanned six decades of climbing peaks, across all continents and still being able to summit The Old Man of Hoy aged eighty years of age in 2015.
A Blistered Kind of Love: One Couple's Trial by Trail
A Blistered Kind of Love
One Couple's Trial by Trail
Paperback      ISBN: 0898869021
Describes one young suburban couple's adventure-filled trek along the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada, detailing the personal and physical challenges they faced, their unique encounters with wildlife and fellow hikers, the stunning scenery they discovered, and their ultimate success. Winner of the 2003 Barbara Savage Miles from Nowhere Award. Simultaneous.
Wandering Home: A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape
Wandering Home
A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape
Paperback      ISBN: 1627790209
Offers an account of the author's walk from his home in Vermont to his former home in the Adirondacks, reflecting on the wonders of the natural world, what it means to be truly wild, and the impact of human intervention.
The Complete Walker III: The Joys and Techniques of Hiking and Backpacking
The Complete Walker III
The Joys and Techniques of Hiking and Backpacking
Paperback      ISBN: 0394722647
Features a guide to the latest developments in backpacking equipment and provides practical information on hiking techniques, clothing, first aid, cooking, and selecting a campsite
Moon Spotlight Tahoe Camping and Hiking
Moon Spotlight Tahoe Camping and Hiking
Paperback      ISBN: 1598802755
Moon Spotlight Tahoe Camping and Hiking is a 180-page compact guide covering Tahoe and the Northern Sierra region of California, perfect for campers and hikers looking for a backcountry campsite or a place to pitch a tent. Each camp listing has at-a-glance icons that indicate nearby hiking or biking trails, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking and hot springs. You'll also learn what campsites and trails allow dogs. Hiking descriptions include distance, estimated hiking time, and a rating for difficulty. Easy-to-follow maps and clear driving directions lead campers and hikers to the best of this famous destination. This Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon California Camping and Moon California Hiking.
Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die: Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die
Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
Hardcover      ISBN: 158479853x
Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die is the latest offering in the bestselling Fifty Places series. Chris Santella, along with top expedition leaders, explores the world’s greatest walking adventures. Some, such as the Lunana Snowman Trek in Bhutan and the Kangshung Valley Trek in Tibet, are grueling multiweek adventures at high altitudes. Others, such as Japan’s Nakesando Trail, move leisurely from village to village, allowing walkers to immerse themselves in the local culture. Whether it’s climbing the Rwandan mountains to view mountain gorillas or strolling through bistros along Italy’s Amalfi Coast, there’s a memorable hike at everyone’s level within these 50 chapters. With commentaries from expert trekkers and insider tips that lead the reader off the beaten path, Santella has again captured the special characteristics that make these must-visit destinations.