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- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 29.95
On his seventieth birthday in 1909, a slim man with a shock of white hair, a walrus mustache, and a spring in his step faced west from Park Row in Manhattan and started walking. By the time Edward Payson Weston was finished, he was in San Francisco, having trekked 3,895 miles in 104 days. Weston?s first epic walk across America transcended sport.... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2015; US$ 8.74
In 50 Shades of Hillwalking , Ralph Storer takes a quirky look at the peculiar pursuit of messing about on mountains and presents us with 50 personal hillwalking experiences. Walking, climbing, mountain biking, caving – Ralph has tried it all, but admits to expertise only in the lost art of ‘festering?. With room also for contemplation and argument,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99
At the age of 45 Miles Morland resigned from his highly paid job as head of the UK division of a major American bank and went for a walk with his wife in France. Neither of them was used to walking further than the distance between a restaurant and a waiting taxi. They walked from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 350 miles through the foothills of... more...
- Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 13.99
San Francisco is one of America's most walkable cities, and this book describes 18 walks that can be taken by the casual visitor, including 9 in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the world's largest urban national park. This compact guidebook will walk you through the best San Francisco has to offer. If you're planning to visit San Francisco--or... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 9.95
Expert hiker Michael W. Robbins offers an overview of the hiking experience in various terrains, from forests to fields to mountains. He discusses common mistakes and how to avoid them and gives recommendations on trip planning, pacing, and appropriate gear. He covers the basics of navigating, including use of a compass, and he even includes a chapter... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 24.78
Hillwalking is an indispensable guide to the skills required for summer hill walking and is a major reference book for those who wish to lead groups in the UK and Ireland. It is the official handbook for Mountain Training?s walking schemes. This fully updated third edition covers every aspect of walking in the hills, from clothing and equipment to... more...
- Wilderness Press 2014; US$ 18.95
Hundreds of public stairways traverse San Francisco?s 42 hills, exposing incredible vistas while connecting colorful, unique neighborhoods — veteran guide Adah Bakalinsky loves them all. Her updated Stairway Walks in San Francisco explores well-known and clandestine corridors from Lands End to Bernal Heights while sharing captivating architectural,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 26.99
Nordic walking – a specific technique for walking with poles that is far more effective in burning calories and whole-body toning than walking alone – is growing rapidly in the UK and worldwide. Here at last is a clear, simple guide to help you understand everything you need to know about Nordic walking whether you are a beginner, a more experienced... more...
- Rodale 2014; US$ 19.99
In 1909, Edward Payson Weston walked from New York to San Francisco, covering around 40 miles a day and greeted by wildly cheering audiences in every city. The New York Times called it the "first bona-fide walk . . . across the American continent," and eagerly chronicled a journey in which Weston was beset by fatigue, mosquitos, vicious headwinds,... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2014; Not Available
The inspiring and entertaining story of a determined woman and an isolated farming life in Golden Bay. Robby Robilliard and her husband Garry arrived in Golden Bay in 1957. Married in their early twenties, and with a child on the way, they longed to own their own sheep station. When they bought Rocklands, a marginal farm on the fringe of the Takaka... more...