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Colin O’Brady’s awe-inspiring memoir spans his triumphant recovery from a tragic accident to his gripping 932-mile solo crossing of Antarctica.
Prior to December 2018, no individual had ever crossed the landmass of Antarctica alone, without support and completely human powered.
A saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement -- all set against the backdrop of a world headed toward war -- that became one of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century.As tension steadily rose between European powers in the 1930s, a different kind of battle was already raging across the Himalayas.$27.95ISBN: 9781643133140Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Pegasus Books - March 3rd, 2020
An extraordinary and inspiring chronicle of one woman’s harrowing journey to become the first female to kayak the entire Amazon River.
Part memoir, part feminist manifesto, Amazon Woman shows what incredible feats we are capable of and will encourage people, especially women, across all backgrounds and ages to find the courage and stren$18.95ISBN: 9781493035373Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Lyons Press - September 17th, 2019
No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject from the unique and memorable perspective of one who has battled peaks like K2, Denali, Everest, and, of course, the Eiger.$15.00ISBN: 9781984897695Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Anchor - October 29th, 2019
Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism.$22.95ISBN: 9780008347833Availability: Special OrderPublished: Collins - October 1st, 2019The statistics, descriptions, and illustrative maps fully describe of 60 of the world's greatest survival stories.$24.95ISBN: 9781680512625Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Mountaineers Books - October 15th, 2019
2019 Banff Mountain Book Competition Category Finalist in Mountain Literature$18.95ISBN: 9781493043040Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Falcon Press Publishing - September 19th, 2019
The path to an adventurous life seems straightforward: Crush at an outdoor sport; amass a legion of followers who drool at your hero shots on Instagram; host TED talks exhorting people to live their best life, brah. But there is another way: the way of the Wilderness Idiot.$26.95ISBN: 9781496217738Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Nebraska Press - October 1st, 2019
Sport has always been central to the movements of both the nation-state and the people who resist that nation-state.$16.95ISBN: 9781944762773Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Islandport Press - October 22nd, 2019
There is nothing that outdoors columnist John Holyoke loves more than a good story. In his first book, Evergreens, Holyoke shares a curated collection of his favorite essays featuring people who are passionate about the outdoors, as well as his memorable encounters with creatures--from salmon to deer to moose to squirrels--that fascinate and confound him.$25.00ISBN: 9781633885929Availability: BackorderedPublished: Prometheus Books - January 28th, 2020
The inspiring memoir of a middle-aged woman who challenged herself to climb one hundred Japanese mountains in a single year, even after an aggressive cancer threatened to derail her dream.