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Thru Hiking Will Break Your Heart

Author : Carrot Quinn
ISBN : 1511740558
Genre : Hiking
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Carrot Quinn fears that she's become addicted to the internet. The city makes her feel numb, and she's having trouble connecting with others. In a desperate move she breaks away from everything to walk 2,660 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. It will be her first long-distance hike.In the desert of Southern California Carrot faces many challenges, both physical and emotional: pain, injury, blisters, aching cold and searing heat, dehydration, exhaustion, loneliness. In the wilderness she happens upon and becomes close with an eclectic group of strangers- people she wouldn't have chanced to meet in the "regular world" but who are brought together, here on the trail, by their one common goal: make it to Canada before the snow flies.

Trail Magic

Author : Véronique Girard-Madoux
ISBN : 9781291330403
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Love At First Hike

Author : Michelle Pugh
ISBN : 9780811713665
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 20. 28 MB
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When recent graduate Michelle Pugh sets out to fulfill a childhood dream of hiking the A.T. from start to finish, she enjoys the bliss of being surrounded by nature, the peacefulness of small trail towns, and the companionship of fellow hikers. Unexpectedly, against the backdrop of wind-swept mountains, tranquil valleys, and breathtaking sunsets, she experienced a blossoming romance. But after an unavoidable injury forces her off the trail, she fears her dream of reaching Katahdin—and of maintaining her new relationship—will be gone. Little did she know what the future held.

Balancing On Blue

Author : Keith Foskett
ISBN : PKEY:6610000152773
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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One man’s remarkable challenge. 2,000+ miles of unforgiving wilderness. Can he escape the mundane to become a thru-hiker? Shortlisted for Outdoor Book of the Year by The Great Outdoors magazine. Keith Foskett’s dream of escape started with a single step. When the long-distance hiker chose to backpack all 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail, he left ordinary life behind for five months. Enduring an incredible test of physical and psychological strength, Foskett was pushed to his limits… Accompanied by an array of eclectic characters – including a drug dealer, a world-champion juggler and a sex-starved Minnesotan – he weaves a route through some of America's wildest landscapes and history, and writes with insight, humour and reflection. Attempting to keep his English sense of humour alive amidst the bumps and bruises, can Foskett survive his journey of self-discovery to emerge victorious? Shortlisted for The Great Outdoors magazine’s Outdoor Book of the Year, Foskett’s novel-like tale is as entertaining as it is insightful. Venture beyond the journal-entry style of most outdoor books and join the humorous hike of a lifetime. Balancing on Blue is a superb standalone travel memoir. If you like living outside the box, escaping into the wild, and journeying deep into the unknown, then you’ll love Keith Foskett’s courageous trek. Discover how this wilderness escape can change you too. Reviews for Balancing on Blue 'A highly anticipated Appalachian Trail memoir, and well worth the wait.' Daniel Neilson (The Great Outdoors Magazine) 'Amongst the bears, moose and rattlesnakes, climbing to 2000 metres, and countless aches and pains lives the memory of a special journey, the wonderful people who briefly share the experience with you, and the knowledge that lasts long after the final blister has healed. It’s a lifetime’s worth of adventurous memories crammed into one simple walk.' Alastair Humphreys (Author, adventurer and a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year) 'With thru-hiking gaining in popularity, many look to the Appalachian Trail to test out their trail legs, and discover why it holds the reputation it does. The wilds of this planet are serene, peaceful and offer the chance to break away from a normal existence. Keith’s wonderful perspective of the trail reflects this freedom.' Jennifer Pharr Davis (Author and previous record holder for the fastest ever thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail). 'An entertaining and inspiring account of one of the world’s longest walks and the people who walk it. Keith is a perfect walking companion for the ups and downs of the trail – his easy and understated style kept me turning the pages. Essential reading for those contemplating their own big adventure.' David Lintern (Outdoor Enthusiast Magazine) 'This book is for anyone who's ever dreamed about a big adventure, as Fozzie spins a funny, thought-provoking and inspiring tale of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. You'll be handing in your notice and packing up your rucksack as soon as you've finished reading.' Jenny Walters (Country Walking Magazine) 'Long distance backpacking trips can be monotonous, and it’s often the same story for most books about them. Balancing on Blue is something completely different and once again, Keith invites you to the world that he calls home. Be prepared for great story telling, unique and interesting characters, humour and insight.' Andrew Skurka (Long distance hiker, adventurer and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2007).

Girl Hiking With 4 Dogs

Author : Sandra MacKenzie
ISBN : 9780692888254
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The adventures and challenges a young woman faces as she hikes 2181 miles while thru-hiking on the Appalachian Trail with her four dogs.

The Fastest Hike

Author : Raymond Greenlaw
ISBN : 1590280458
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Road To Damascus And Beyond

Author : George Sandul
ISBN : 9781469102061
Genre : Self-Help
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In 2003, at the age of sixty-two, I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail. This is the story about that hike. The Appalachian Trail starts on Springer Mountain, Georgia, and goes through fourteen states in a rather meandering way ending on Mount Katahdin, Maine, a distance of roughly 2,175 miles (depending on the source of information as to the exact distance). My hike started on April 5. I arrived at the base of Mount Katahdin on September 14 and waited in nearby Millinocket until September 21 to complete the hike and climb the final 5.2 miles to the summit. The final day, I was accompanied by our youngest son, Will, who had flown to Boston (from Salt Lake City), rented a car, and drove to Millinocket to join me. Sometimes plans do work out perfectly for September 21 was Kris and my fortieth wedding anniversarythis to emphasize the importance of commitment, which is what this story is all about. Thru-hiking the AT has taken on different meanings through the years since Earl V. Shaffer did it for the first time in 1948, as documented in his book Walking with Spring. His was the epitome, the purist approach as a backpacking venture, carrying his own supplies, tenting and staying in shelters, and walking the entire distance along the designated path as it then existed, but has been subject to a lot of changes since his time. My intention was to do it as closely as possible, adhering to this purist attitude without all of the designer methodology that has come to be acceptable for being considered a modern thru-hiker. And except for 1.1 milesthis is covered in the bookthat is what I did.

The Heart Soul Of Being Therapeutic

Author : Phillip Mountrose
ISBN : 9780965378710
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Do you want to be the best healing practitioner you can be? Do you want to maximize your ability to help others, and feel greatabout yourself and your healing abilities? Whether you are a lay practitioner or a professional, this e-book can help you to optimize your ability to heal with your heart and soul.For more than a quarter of a century, Phillip and Jane Mountrose have helped countless clients and taught hundreds of classes and seminars on personal growth. They have also written six books and produced over 25 audios and videos on how to heal yourself and others, including Getting Thru to Your Emotions with EFT, Getting Thru to Your Soul, Getting Thru to Kids, Awaken to Your True Purpose, and The Holistic Approach to Eating.Here is what you will receive in this multi-purpose resource, that is not available in any stores: * Hundreds of practical and transformational tips, exercises, and strategies. You put these into practice immediately, as well as be able to refer to them time and time again. * A versatile reference to give your practice structure, guidance, and proven strategies to enhance your therapeutic relationships and bolster your confidence and expertise. * A handbook of multiple strategies to use when you get stuck and want to know how to succeed with those you help. * An extension of your skills and knowledge. * Ways to minimize your weaknesses and maximize your strengths. * A catalyst for raising your own awareness. Accessing these powerful new resources elevates your consciousness and ability to be present, which serve as your greatest asset to fostering therapeutic relationships. * An easy-to-follow guide that will make your practice more enjoyable. " 'Seven Keys For Getting Thru to Clients', the e-book subtitle, expertly summarizes the full intent of the book and does so with a gentle finesse and common sense, not found in most texts of its kind. The book is full of nuts-and-bolts information suitable both for the beginner and those that have already done work in the field.This book is an easy read, but don't however underestimate its value. Read it through, highlight the key points and read it again. There is a lot of information here, so much in fact that you can't begin to catch it all the first time around. The Soulful Traits Assessment Chart alone requires truthfulness, thought and some journaling time. " Samuel Turner Spiritual Counselor, [email protected]*

Long Distance Hiking Lessons From The Appalachian Trail

Author : Roland Mueser
ISBN : 9780070444584
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Blending sage advice with personal experiences and anecdotes, this unconventional book is an unusually thoughtful account of long-distance trekking on the Appalachian Trail. Mueser draws upon interviews and questionnaire data gathered from over 100 long distance hikers hoofing it through the Applachian Mountains.

Beat Down To Your Soul

Author : Ann Charters
ISBN : UOM:39015050699555
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An anthology of works by Beat figures, as well as essays and commentaries, explores the light side of the Beat generation, its impact on post-World War II American culture, and the contribution of women authors.

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