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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Mountain climbing is a difficult sport, at best, and its practitioners are unique. Here is a collection of interviews with 15 famed mountain climbers and three historians of the sport. Covering international climbing in all its aspects, including rock-face climbing, ice climbing, and high-summit ascension, these mountaineers relate their experiences,... more...
- Dundurn Press 2009; US$ 11.99
In an age when "survival" shows permeate the media, noted northern traveller Hap Wilson shares accounts of his lifelong involvement with wilderness living within the Canadian Shield. Wilson knows better than most how to live in the woods. As park ranger, canoe guide, outfitter, trail builder, and environmental activist, he learned from firsthand experience... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 16.00
This concise, thorough, and easy-to-use guide gives readers all the information they need to enjoy the Whistler area?s incredible range of year-round recreational opportunities. It features detailed descriptions of camping, hiking, paddling, and other summer activities, along with winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. Detailed... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2010; US$ 14.95
Smart & Savvy Hiking will walk readers through the basics of the outdoor world and how to have a fulfilling outdoor experience. Information will be presented in a way that offers women unique ways to experience the outdoors, through journaling, goal setting, and checklists. Women of all outdoor-ability levels will be engaged. Hiking mistress and... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2005; US$ 11.45
In April 1997, Macdonald and a fellow climber and hiker decided to climb to the summit of Mount Bowen, on an island off the coast of Australia. One night, while his companion was asleep, Macdonald stepped out of the tent to heed a call of nature and wound up lying in a creek, his legs pinned under a massive rock. It was raining, too. Hard. He stayed... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 10.99
Counteracting the panic and fear associated with getting lost in the wild, this handbook equips children with practical tools for overcoming adverse wilderness experiences, even if they are endured alone. Compiled by a search-and-rescue professional, straightforward advice is offered on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
San Juan National Forest, Aspen, Vail, Mesa Verde National Park, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Denver, Boulder, Colorado Sorings, Telluride, Durango - plus all the smaller towns and attractions. Accommodations, restaurants, shopping for every budget. Plus hiking, biking, horseback riding, skiing, backpacking, with all the details on where to do it, the... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
I bought this travel guide out of curiosity when I went back home to visit my parents. I grew up in N.H., went to school at UCONN, and spent a lot of time in Massachusetts - so I am familiar with the area. Sometimes, when you live in a place, however, you take your home for granted and don't see the sights in your back yard. Traveling 1500 miles... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99
Where to eat, where to stay and what to do are covered. The Foulkes also throw in tidbits such as tasty regional recipes, a bit of poetry by Emerson and a love letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Chicago Daily Herald. "[The] captivating prose invokes the spirit and visual appeal of the places described. [The book] provides perfect fodder for couples... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 8.99
Explains various skills such as how to survive a tornado, how to tie five essential knots, how to win round the people in your team, how to use a compass, and how to treat a snakebite. This book also provides advice on: how to survive an avalanche; how to gut a fish; how to survive a forest fire; and, how to spot poisonous food. more...