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- Tom Doherty Associates 2014; US$ 8.99
"You mad bastards. You mad bloody bastards." The challenge? Paddle a kayak around Australia. As Eric Stiller and Tony Brown would discover, the attempt would be a fascinating, frustrating, maddening, and at times hilarious crawl around what many consider the most beautiful but treacherous coastline in the world. Swamped by high waves and rain,... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Perched impossibly on a ridge overlooking a 10,000-foot drop into Tibet, Sano Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa wait. Heel to toe, connected at the waist by a pair of carabineers that?s connected to nothing else, they stare down the North Face of Mount Everest, a red and white nylon tandem paragliding wing fluttering behind them. They know that... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
From the bestselling author of The Dog Stars , the true story of an elite kayaking team's heroic conquest of the world?s last great adventure prize: Tibet's Tsangpo River. The Tsangpo Gorge in southeastern Tibet has lured explorers and adventurers since its discovery. Sacred to the Buddhists, the inspiration for Shangri La, the Gorge is as steeped... more...
- Verlag Otto v. Stritzky 2014; US$ 12.99
Dieses praktische Handbuch zeigt das „Wie“ der Fahrt mit kleinen Booten. Von Auswahl bis Zelten bringt es Kenntnisse, Erfahrungen und eine Menge an aktuellen Tipps. Erlebnisberichte aus vielen verschiedenen Teilen der Welt ergänzen die Paddel-Praxis ebenso, wie anschauliche Fotos, Checklisten und Tabellen. Das Buch gibt Anregungen für Ihr Verhalten... more...
- Patagonia Books 2013; US$ 9.95
In a tale remarkable for its quiet confidence and acute natural observation, the author of Paddling Hawaii begins with her decision, at age 60, to undertake a solo, summer-long voyage along the southeast coast of Alaska in an inflatable kayak. Paddling North is a compilation of Sutherland?s first two (of over 20) such annual trips and her day-by-day... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 18.00
29 STORIES THAT ILLUSTRATE WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN SAFETY IS LEFT ON SHORE Sea Kayaker's Deep Trouble was a bestselling warning to kayakers: Do not let ignorance or arrogance get you hurt or even killed. Thousands heeded Deep Trouble's tales of tragedy; but even with the benefits of evolving technology and more safety options, kayakers still fall... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2013; US$ 20.90
In 2010, Stuart Trueman set out on a 16-month voyage to circumnavigate Australia by kayak. He wasn't the first person to complete the circumnavigation, or even the second ? but he was determined to make it a triumphant third. Stuart's adventure was to be done on a shoestring, with no support team and a powerful belief in the philosophy of Do-It-Yourself,... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2013; US$ 8.95
From drowning to ear infections, the author covers everything a paddler needs to know to stay alive and well on the water. Paddlers' Guide to Treating Medical Emergencies is an indispensable resource whether out for a Class-I float or a whitewater journey. more...
- Wilderness Press 2013; US$ 16.95
The most comprehensive manual on how to kayak safely in a wide variety of sea environments--from inland waterways to ocean rock gardens, tide rips, surf zones, and the open ocean. Aimed at beginners through experienced kayakers, this book describes how to deal with hazards, not just avoid them, using real-life, extensively tested techniques proven... more...