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    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    Hanging By A Thread: The Missions of a Helicopter Rescue Doctor by Emmanuel Cauchy    Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike Massimino    The Well at the World's End: One Man's Epic Cross-Continental Quest for the Fountain of Youth by A. J. Mackinnon    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    Into the Unknown by Joy Dunicliff    Jefferson's America: The President, the Purchase, and the Explorers Who Transformed a Nation by Julie M. Fenster    Arthur Phillip: Australia's First Governor by Derek Parker    Outback: The Discovery of Australia's Interior by Derek Parker    Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human by George Michelsen Foy    Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex by Owen Chase    Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya by William Carlsen    The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting by Fernanda Santos    Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering by Maurice Isserman

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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...
2016 / 8 / 23
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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.
2016 / 8 / 12
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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
2016 / 6 / 25
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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.

Patrick French

2016 / 6 / 13
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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.
2016 / 6 / 9
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To the Brink (the Expedition Trilogy, Book 3)

Jason Lewis

To the Brink (the Expedition Trilogy, Book 3) by Jason LewisWe rejoin The Expedition for its third and final instalment with Jason, now seasoned adventurer, and April, American schoolteacher at sea for the first time, battling to keep their pedal-powered boat Moksha from being dashed against Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Crossing the infamous Coral Sea, they've endured gale force winds, rogue waves, and powerful currents pushing them off course for days at a time. On her thirtieth consecutive day of seasickness and now haemorrhaging blood, April is in urgent need of medical treatment. But in the uncharted waters north of Cape Flattery, far from coastguard...
2016 / 5 / 28
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All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World

Zora O'Neill

All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World by Zora O'Neill
2016 / 5 / 28
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Summary of Circling the Sun: by Paula McLain | Summary & Analysis

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Circling the Sun: by Paula McLain | Summary & Analysis

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Circling the Sun is a novelized account of the life of Beryl Markham written by Paula McLain. Beryl broke all the rules for a proper young lady as she grew up in colonial Kenya, then broke ground for women everywhere, first as a horse trainer and then as an aviator. Her headstrong determination did not serve her as well, however, when it came to her personal life. She plunged into two youthful marriages that imploded and one earth-shattering, but doomed affair. Paula McLain weaves all this together into a novelized biography of the...

2016 / 5 / 17
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Out of Office: Escaping the Nine-to-Five

John

Out of Office: Escaping the Nine-to-Five by JohnFor one adventurous man, thirty-odd years of office grind was more than enough. Tired of the dull culture of nine-to-five, John Gregg sets out on a path to freedom - a path that takes him from his south London desk and computer screen to pastures new across Europe and beyond where he immerses in the language, passions and histories of the countries he crosses. Now in full control of his destiny, join the author as he hot-foots it around Spain, Italy, France, Cuba, Germany and Bosnia Herzegovina, swapping his email inbox and diary commitments for spontaneity and adventure - bumping into many...
2016 / 5 / 12
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American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer

Cathryn Prince

American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer by Cathryn PrinceWith a polished walking stick and neatly pressed trousers, Richard Halliburton served as an intrepid globetrotting guide for millions of Americans in the 1920s and '30s. Readers waited with bated breath for each new article and book he wrote. During his career, Halliburton climbed the Matterhorn, nearly fell out of his plane while shooting the first aerial photographs of Mt. Everest, and became the first person to swim the Panama Canal. With his matinee idol looks, the Tennessee native was a media darling in an era of optimism and increased social openness. But as the Great Depression and looming...
2016 / 5 / 10
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A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801)

James L. McWilliams

A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801) by James L. McWilliamsSpring of 1978: Young Rory MacHugh leaves his Blackfoot World for an Ancient World. There determination, versatility, and several unique friends enable him to survive many new lives - a British sailor, an Egyptian Mameluke, a convict, a Secret Agent, a French Grenadier, a Highland solider, and a forbidden lover in an Egyptian court. But the most devastating is his first encounter with the man destined to plunge the world into war and to become Rory's own personal demon, the young General Napoleon Bonaparte.
2016 / 5 / 7
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The Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain

Mick Conefrey

The Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain by Mick ConefreyAt 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it??s a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent??s complex legacy. From the ill-fated efforts of drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to Achille Compagnoni and Lindo Lacedelli, the Italian duo who finally made it to the summit, The Ghosts of K2 charts how a slew of great men became fixated on this legendary mountain.

Through exclusive interviews with surviving team members and their families,...

2016 / 5 / 2
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Forty Years Master: A Life in Sail and Steam

Daniel O. Killman

Forty Years Master: A Life in Sail and Steam by Daniel O. KillmanDuring Daniel O. Killman??s more than fifty years at sea, he was shipwrecked off Coos Bay, discovered gold in Alaska, was dismasted in a hurricane near Fiji, lost a rudder en route to Adelaide, had run-ins with bureaucrats, officials, and seamen, and found himself in court facing charges of murder, all the while remaining in impeccable standing with the owners of his vessels. His thrilling life at sea during the last decades of sailing ships and the emergence of steam vessels in the Pacific is chronicled in Forty Years Master: A Life in Sail and Steam.

Edited and annotated nearly forty years...
2016 / 4 / 26
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Nick Sanders: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: Volume 1: 1957-1990

Nick Sanders

Nick Sanders: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: Volume 1: 1957-1990 by Nick SandersIn this first volume of his no-holds-barred autobiography, Sanders starts to take us on the journey of his life. Interspersed with tales of the great explorers and authors in whose footsteps he sought to follow, he recounts the story of his boyhood and formative years through to his cycling career and the beginning of his love of motorcycles. He reveals the inspiration for his record-breaking journeys and the inner conviction that motivated and drove him on to become a modern-day adventurer
2016 / 4 / 22
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