Hiking and Climbing
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Day Hiker's Handbook: Get Started With the Experts
Day Hiker's Handbook
Get Started With the Experts
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0898869013
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.
The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
The Climb
Tragic Ambitions on Everest
Paperback      ISBN: 0312206372
A remarkable account of adversity and survival by a renowned climber, killed in an avalanche in 1997, describes how, in 1996, he braved a blinding storm to rescue a climbing expedition that had gone bad. Reprint. $85,000 ad/promo. NYT.
National Geographic Walking Washington, D.c.: The Best of the City, a Step-by-step Guide
National Geographic Walking Washington, D.c.
The Best of the City, a Step-by-step Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 1426217757
See the best of Washington with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place in elegant text enhanced by National Geographic's famous eye for good pictures. More than just a guidebook, Walking Washington, D.C., is full of information about the city and its people.
The Beckoning Silence
The Beckoning Silence
Paperback      ISBN: 0898869412
Halfway to Heaven: My White-Knuckled - and Knuckleheaded - Quest for the Rocky Mountain High
Halfway to Heaven
My White-Knuckled - and Knuckleheaded - Quest for the Rocky Mountain High
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1416567003
The beloved author of The Big Year embarks on an outrageous midlife mountain-climbing adventure scaling Colorado's famous Fourteeners.
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.
Hiking Minnesota: A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Hiking Minnesota
A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 076274099x
View the spectacular waterfalls, gorges, and canyons of the nationally known Superior Hiking Trail, step back into Native American history alongside the quarries of Pipestone National Monument, or see bald eagles and other wildlife in Bear Head Lake State Park. Highlighting the history and geography of each route, this book introduces more than forty of the finest trails the Gopher State has to offer.
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
Falcon Hiking Wisconsin
Falcon Hiking Wisconsin
Paperback      ISBN: 0762711728
Profiles 64 of the best hikes in the state. Detailed maps and directions and a superb selection of day hikes and overnight trips make this book accessible to all hiking enthusiasts, from families to outdoor fanatics. AHS