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    Arctic Adventure - My Life in the Frozen North by Peter Freuchen    Going to Extremes: The Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt by Stephen Wade    William Boyd Dawkins and the Victorian Science of Cave Hunting: Three Men in a Cavern by Mark John White    Never Quit: From Alaskan Wilderness Rescues to Afghanistan Firefights as an Elite Special Ops PJ by Jimmy Settle & Don Rearden    Missing Links: The African and American Worlds of R. L. Garner, Primate Collector by Jeremy Rich    Holy Old Whistlin': Yarns About Algonquin Park Loggers by Brent A. Connelly    Finer Than Hair on a Frog: More Yarns about Loggers and the Like by Brent A. Connelly    Between Dreams: Difficult Paths and Dangerous Places by Steve Harvey    Days to Remember: Adventures and reflections of a mountain guide by Rob Collister    No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon by Erik Weihenmayer & Buddy Levy    Explore/Create: My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark by Richard Garriott & David Fisher    Love In Pai by Kyo Kurosaki    Conquistadors of the Useless by Lionel Terray    Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North by Gary L. Pinkerton    Two Sailboats, One Moon: Journals from a year spent oceans apart by Sue Montana & Bob Bennett    Shouting From The Summits by Kala Ramachandran    Wild Country: The man who made Friends by Mark Vallance    Mischief goes South: Every herring should hang by its own tail by Harold Tilman    Mustang Ride by Kelly Wilson    Venom Doc: The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever by Bryan Grieg Fry    An Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons by Norman Hallendy    Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike Massimino    Virgin on Insanity: Coming of age on the world's toughest mountains by Steve Bell    The Long Trail by Kermit Roosevelt    Moving Mountains: Discover the Mountain in You by Julie Miles Lewis    Danger and Poetry: One Glider Pilot's First Hundred Hours, from Flight School to Rescue Mission by Joe Karam    Dr David Livingstone in Africa - A Historical Article on the Life and Expeditions of Dr Livingstone by Anon.    Andr by Henri Lachambre    Robert E. Peary and the Discovery of the North Pole by Robert E. Peary    Call-out: A climber's tales of mountain rescue in Scotland by Hamish MacInnes    The Next Horizon: From the Eiger to the south face of Annapurna by Chris Bonington    Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courteney Selous by Norman Etherington    The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist by Christopher Angus    Mount Everest 1938: Whether these mountains are climbed or not, smaller expeditions are a step in the right direction by H. W. Tilman    Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom by George Leopold    Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North by Blair Braverman    Mostly Mischief: Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level by H. W. Tilman    Mischief in Greenland: Only a man in the devil of a hurry would wish to fly to his mountains by H. W. Tilman    Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer by Patrick French    The Rooster in the Drive Thru: Tales from Life in the Rural Midwest by Peggy Badgett    To the Brink (the Expedition Trilogy, Book 3) by Jason Lewis    All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World by Zora O'Neill    Summary of Circling the Sun: by Paula McLain | Summary & Analysis by Instaread Summaries    Out of Office: Escaping the Nine-to-Five by John    American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer by Cathryn Prince    A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801) by James L. McWilliams    The Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain by Mick Conefrey    Forty Years Master: A Life in Sail and Steam by Daniel O. Killman    Nick Sanders: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: Volume 1: 1957-1990 by Nick Sanders    On My Own Two Feet: The Life of a Mountaineer by Norman Hardie

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An Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons

Norman Hallendy

An Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons by Norman HallendyArctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy
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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

Mike Massimino

Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike MassiminoHAVE YOU EVER WONDERED what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that
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Virgin on Insanity: Coming of age on the world's toughest mountains

Steve Bell

Virgin on Insanity: Coming of age on the world's toughest mountains by Steve Bell

Outwardly, 'Britain's most experienced teenage Alpinist' is a brave young mountaineer. But he's not experienced at all, at least not in the way he really wants to be. Behind his death-defying climbs there lurks a great deal of fear - fear of the opposite sex, fear of failure, fear of not being 'man enough'.

He seeks manhood in the mountains, yet he believes he will only truly gain it by losing something. Harrowing escapades in Scotland, the Alps and Alaska are interspersed by excruciating sexual encounters and unsettling hitch-hiking rides. When the mountains fail him, he seeks meaning with a...

2016 / 9 / 16
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The Long Trail

Kermit Roosevelt

The Long Trail by Kermit RooseveltOriginally published in 1921. From Kermit Roosevelt's book 'The happy hunging grounds', we are privilaged to print seperately, one chapter under the title The long trail. Mr Roosevelt has supplied additional material to this chapter, which is published for the first time in this volume. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
2016 / 9 / 14
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Moving Mountains: Discover the Mountain in You

Julie Miles Lewis

Moving Mountains: Discover the Mountain in You by Julie Miles LewisAre you ready to move mountains, discover the mountain in you...or maybe even climb one? In this adventure of soulful stories, wisdom, thought-provoking exercises and actionable ideas, Julie gently guides you to discovering your Inner Mountain and finding your path forward emotionally, spiritually, mentally and physically...in business and in life.
2016 / 9 / 10
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Danger and Poetry: One Glider Pilot's First Hundred Hours, from Flight School to Rescue Mission

Joe Karam

Danger and Poetry: One Glider Pilot's First Hundred Hours, from Flight School to Rescue Mission by Joe Karam

Joe Karam was born to transcend, but perhaps not to fly. When at twenty-seven his quest for freedom led him to set foot in a glider for the first time, he was overcome with fear and desire. Nothing seemed to have prepared him for such a formidable test of courage, nor did he know anything about Charlie, the taciturn flight instructor he had just entrusted with his life. And yet the sky kept calling... A didactic memoir and a passionate love letter to aviation, Danger and Poetry unites heart and mind to celebrate the pursuit of dreams and the power of teachers.

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Dr David Livingstone in Africa - A Historical Article on the Life and Expeditions of Dr Livingstone

Anon.

Dr David Livingstone in Africa - A Historical Article on the Life and Expeditions of Dr Livingstone by Anon.This vintage book contains a fascinating a historical article on the life and expeditions of the famous explorer of Africa - David Livingstone. With a wealth of fascinating biographical information and accurate accounts of some of his most memorable excursions, this volume constitutes a must-read for those with an interest in David Livingstone, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of antiquarian literature. Livingstone (1813 - 1873), was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society, as well as a famed explorer. Perhaps one of the most...
2016 / 9 / 9
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Andr

Henri Lachambre

Andr by Henri LachambreIn the 21st century - the age of the budget airline - where quick and reliable air travel is available to a large segment of society, it seems hard to comprehend that it is less than 250 years since the first human took to the skies. Although the wing of the bird seemed like the most obvious natural mechanism to attempt replicate, it was actually contained hot air, as demonstrated by the Montgolfiers and their balloon, that gave birth to the era human aviation. Since the first manned balloon flight in 1783, developments have come thick and fast, the airship, the aeroplane, and finally the space...
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Robert E. Peary and the Discovery of the North Pole

Robert E. Peary

Robert E. Peary and the Discovery of the North Pole by Robert E. PearyMany of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Call-out: A climber's tales of mountain rescue in Scotland

Hamish MacInnes

Call-out: A climber's tales of mountain rescue in Scotland by Hamish MacInnes

Call-out is the definitive collection of tales about early mountain rescue in the Highlands of Scotland from Hamish MacInnes - Everest pioneer and arguably the most famous Scottish mountaineer of the twentieth century.

In the late 1960s, MacInnes led the Glencoe Mountain Rescue team and together they developed innovative techniques and equipment in order to save lives - often risking their own in the process - whether night or day, and always at a moment's notice. He was a central figure in the rescue during the 1963 New Year tragedy in the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye, and led groundbreaking...

2016 / 9 / 3
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The Next Horizon: From the Eiger to the south face of Annapurna

Chris Bonington

The Next Horizon: From the Eiger to the south face of Annapurna by Chris Bonington

The Next Horizon, the second volume in Chris Bonington's autobiography after I Chose to Climb, picks up his story from 1962 and relates his subsequent adventures as a mountaineer, photographer, journalist and expedition leader alongside eminent climbers including Doug Scott and Don Whillans, throughout an extraordinary decade of adversity, thrill and discovery.

The book opens with a journey to Chile to climb the Central Tower of Paine. Bonington then recounts his ascents across the globe; from the Old Man of Hoy in Scotland, the Eiger in Switzerland, to Sangay in Ecuador to name but a few. He concludes...

2016 / 8 / 26
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Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courteney Selous

Norman Etherington

Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courteney Selous by Norman EtheringtonThis book tells the story of an adventurer, hunter and naturalist in late nineteenth-century Africa, who would inspire novelists such as Rider Haggard and Wilbur Smith. The book describes Selous' extraordinary adventures, from elephant-hunting, and diamond-prospecting, to an early expedition to found Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in the European scramble for Africa. The book also examines Selous' relationships with other influential people of the time, including Robert Baden-Powell, Frederick Russell Burnham, Cecil Rhodes, King Lobengula of the Ndebele, and American President Teddy Roosevelt. In Big...
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The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist

Christopher Angus

The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist by Christopher AngusThe inspiring biography of an Adirondack legend whose tireless efforts are credited with much of today's preservation policies in the Adirondacks.
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Mount Everest 1938: Whether these mountains are climbed or not, smaller expeditions are a step in the right direction

H. W. Tilman

Mount Everest 1938: Whether these mountains are climbed or not, smaller expeditions are a step in the right direction by H. W. Tilman

It's 1938, the British have thrown everything they've got at Everest but they've still not reached the summit. War in Europe seems inevitable; the Empire is shrinking. Still reeling from failure in 1936, the British are granted one more permit by the Tibetans, one more chance to climb the mountain. Only limited resources are available, so can a small team be assembled and succeed where larger teams have failed?

H.W. Tilman is the obvious choice to lead a select team made up of some of the greatest British mountaineers history has ever known, including Eric Shipton, Frank Smythe and Noel Odell...

2016 / 6 / 28
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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

George Leopold

Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom by George Leopold
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Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North

Blair Braverman

Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North by Blair Braverman

A rich and revelatory memoir of a young woman reclaiming her courage in the stark landscapes of the north.

By the time Blair Braverman was eighteen, she had left her home in California, moved to arctic Norway to learn to drive sled dogs, and found work as a tour guide on a glacier in Alaska. Determined to carve out a life as a “tough girl”

2016 / 6 / 22
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Mostly Mischief: Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level

H. W. Tilman

Mostly Mischief: Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level by H. W. Tilman
2016 / 6 / 17
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Mischief in Greenland: Only a man in the devil of a hurry would wish to fly to his mountains

H. W. Tilman

Mischief in Greenland: Only a man in the devil of a hurry would wish to fly to his mountains by H. W. Tilman
2016 / 6 / 17
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Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer

Patrick French

Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer by Patrick FrenchSoldier, explorer, mystic, guru, and spy, Francis Younghusband began his colonial career as a military adventurer and became a radical visionary who preached free love to his followers.

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The Rooster in the Drive Thru: Tales from Life in the Rural Midwest

Peggy Badgett

The Rooster in the Drive Thru: Tales from Life in the Rural Midwest by Peggy BadgettOnce upon a time, a young family left their comfortable lives in the suburbs for a questionable future on a small farm nestled in the hills of Northwest Illinois. Their quest for country happiness led them on adventures with rebellious roosters, stubborn tractors, buildings intent on self destruction, mutinous vegetables, and one very devious well pit. Travel with them through the unexpected twists and turns of their rural lives at the edge of civilization.
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