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- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 12.95
The West Coast Trail, which traverses 50 miles of gorgeous Northwest Canadian coastline, has been dubbed the “Graveyard of the Pacific,? having claimed 60 ships since 1854. Tim Leadem , who?s hiked it many times, shows readers how to make the most of this demanding trail. The book contains two-color maps covering trailhead to terminus; checklists... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
Ron Fawcett is a natural-born climber. In 1969, while still at school in his native Yorkshire, he tied into a climbing rope for the first time and was instantly hooked. From that moment on, it seemed nothing else in his life mattered nearly as much as his next vertical fix. Ten years later, Fawcett was the most famous rock climber in Britain and among... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
‘The best climbing book I?ve ever read.? Lito Tejada Flores High Ed Drummond is one of the great characters of the British climbing scene. An inspired climber and writer, he made first ascents across the UK and wrote some of the most unusual articles in the mountaineering world. In doing so, he won two Keats prizes, a National Poetry prize and created... more...
- 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...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2009; US$ 12.95
Like a well-crafted stage play, Just Passin' Thru delivers one suspenseful scene after another. But in this historic setting — a store on the Appalachian Trail called Mountain Crossings — the characters who show up are no fictional creations. They are the real-life stars of the author?s new life as a backpack-purging, canteen-selling, hostel-running,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 21.99
Emma Gatewood was the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone, as well as the first person?man or woman?to walk it twice and three times and she did it all after the age of 65. This is the first and only biography of Grandma Gatewood, as the reporters called her, who became a hiking celebrity in the 1950s and ?60s. She appeared on... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
In 1856 the Reverend Edmund Donald Carr was overtaken by a blizzard on his way to an evening service. He battled the elements for 22 hours with nothing by his bible and his dead horse, whose body sheltered him while he slept. Snow blind and half dead, Carr survived and wrote his experience in a first person narrative, A Night in the Snow . more...
- Falcon Guides 2015; US$ 20.99
Eli Burakian is an outdoor enthusiast, writer, and photographer based in Vermont. He photographed a number of books in the Knack series, including Knack Hiking and Backpacking . His other books include Moosilauke: A Portrait of a Mountain and Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains . In addition to his writing and photography pursuits, he teaches... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 19.95
Mike Pewtherer has been practicing and teaching wilderness living and survival skills for over 15 years. Coauthor of Wilderness Survival: Living Off the Land with the Clothes on Your Back and the Knife on Your Belt , he is founder of Woodland Ways, a company teaching wilderness survival, rites of passage, and living skills to youth and adults.... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 67.71
Hauptbeschreibung Bergsport wird immer beliebter. Die zunehmende Zahl an Bergsportlern steigert aber zwangsläufig auch die Gefahr von Gebirgsunfällen und den Bedarf an organisierter Hilfeleistung für gefährdete, verunglückte oder vermisste Bergsportler. Wer ist hierfür zuständig und trägt Kosten und Risiken der häufig aufwendigen und nicht selten... more...