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  • Between a Rock and a Hard Placeby Aron Ralston

    Atria Books 2004; US$ 8.99

    One of the most extraordinary survival stories ever told -- Aron Ralston's searing account of his six days trapped in one of the most remote spots in America, and how one inspired act of bravery brought him home. It started out as a simple hike in the Utah canyonlands on a warm Saturday afternoon. For Aron Ralston, a twenty-seven-year-old mountaineer... more...

  • Into Thin Airby Jon Krakauer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 1998; US$ 16.00

    When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin the perilous descent from 29,028 feet (roughly the cruising altitude of an Airbus jetliner), twenty other climbers were still pushing... more...

  • On the Beaten Pathby Robert Rubin

    Lyons Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    An eloquent, wise, and witty account of how one man's six-month, end-to-end hike of the Appalachian Trail led him back home. more...

  • Backpacker Magazine's Bear Country Behaviorby Bill Schneider

    Falcon Guides 2012; US$ 11.99

    Backpacker magazine's Bear Country Behavior  informs readers about how to hike and backpack safely in grizzly bear and black bear country throughout the United States. Topics covered include hiking and camping in bear country, food storage, special considerations for women, and special precautions for hunters, anglers, mountain bikers, and photographers.... more...

  • Rattlesnakes and Bald Eaglesby Chris Townsend

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2014; US$ 1.99

    As probably the world's most experienced long distance walker who also writes, Chris Townsend has many stories to tell and many photographs to illustrate them with. Of all his adventures, those he enjoyed on America's Pacific Crest Trail in the Eighties are among his favourites. The PCT runs 2,600 miles from Mexico to Canada through desert, forest... more...

  • A Guide to the Knobstone Trailby Nathan D. Strange; Marion T. Jackson

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 16.95

    One of the most beautiful footpaths in the country, the Knobstone Trail offers a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek through 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A comprehensive guide to this scenic footpath, A Guide to the Knobstone Trail provides readers with all they need to know to make... more...

  • The Caribbean: A Walking & Hiking Guideby Leonard Adkins

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    “Amblers, hikers, beachcombers, power walkers, and anyone who likes to experience the Caribbean with their feet: this book’s for you.” Caribbean Travel & Life. “Writing as though he is offering advice to old friends, Adkins has unveiled the splendors of foot exploration on the islands.” Backpacker magazine. "Keep this... more...

  • Munro Almanacby Cameron McNeish

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99

    This guide to all of Scotland's Munros details the new list of 285 peaks and their localities, Gaelic pronunciation, height, and climbing routes with times for both ascent and descent. Maps and photographs illustrate the region with hints on where to stay, OS references and difficulty ratings. more...

  • Hamish's Mountain Walkby Hamish Brown

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    Hamish Brown's account of his epic walk has been the inspiration for generations of hillwalkers. Sandstone Press is proud to present, not a mere reprint, but a complete reimagining of the book in a modern font, with a new introduction and appendix, and a new, extended colour plate section all provided by Hamish Brown. This will be a book that every... more...

  • No Place to Fallby Victor Saunders

    Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 7.99

    No Place to Fall is Victor Saunder's follow up to his Boardman Tasker Prize winning debut book Elusive Summits. Covering three expeditions to familiar and unfamiliar ranges in Nepal, the Karakoram and the Kumaon, each shares the exhilaration of attempting new alpine-style routes on terrifyingly committing mountains. In 1989 Victor Saunders and Steve... more...