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High Intensity Books

8 July 2013 11:42 pm0 comments
High Intensity Books

While other adventure books are fantastic, there is nothing quite like a high intensity adventure book to get your adrenaline raging. They are the perfect books to amp up your training or boost your back country ambitions. Honestly, these books are such intense adrenaline inducers, it’s wise to limit the [...]

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Free Adventure Books

21 June 2013 1:05 pm0 comments
Free Adventure Books

Ninety years after a book’s publication it enters the public domain, which enables sites like Project Gutenberg to offer free digital downloads of books and Librivox to offer free downloads of audio versions of books. Here are a handful of good free adventure books to get you started but search [...]

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Books to Skip

16 June 2013 9:20 pm0 comments
Books to Skip

The most widely read books about both the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail are written by persons who have not hiked the entirety of their respective trails. This is really unfortunate because now to the average reader browsing at Barnes & Nobles these two books are the voice [...]

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Ultramarathon Man

9 June 2013 4:10 pm0 comments
Ultramarathon Man

This running book comes highly recommended for its inspirational intensity. Dean Karnazes has completed some wild feats. He has: Run 50 marathons on 50 consecutive days in 50 states (2006) Run 350 miles in 80.75 hours without sleep (2005) Run a marathon to the South Pole without snowshoes (2002) Earned [...]

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Appalachian Trail Memoirs

8 June 2013 9:00 pm0 comments
Appalachian Trail Memoirs

The AT is a phenomenal place. Hiking the entire AT can bring profound realizations about self. Many hikers find themselves compelled to share the story of their hike in a book. There are veritable libraries of Appalachian Trail memoirs and I have taken the time to lay out a list [...]

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Adventure Books

7 June 2013 10:31 pm0 comments
Adventure Books

I love adventure books. I first got into reading them one particular semester during grad school when I had a maxed out course schedule. Even though I was managing to hike about once per week, my sense of adventure felt seriously malnourished. A week between hikes is a long time [...]

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