Skip to content

Category: Hiking Camping

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Rail-Trails Washington and Oregon PDF

By Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Across the rustic, greater than 1600 unused railroad corridors were switched over to point, public, multiuse trails, the place humans can take pleasure in a health run, a leisurely motorcycle experience, or a walk with the kinfolk. during this new advisor within the renowned sequence, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy provides the Northwest region's most interesting rail-trails plus different nice multiuse trails.

Rail-Trails Washington & Oregon comprises specific insurance of greater than forty nice trails. Many rail-trails are paved and run throughout the so much scenic components of city. Others go back and forth alongside dense forests, open fields, and plush waterways. a few discover the area's historical past, and others aid clients benefit from the serenity of the agricultural countryside.

Favorites famous via Rails-to-Trails Conservancy employees comprise the Chehalis Western path and Olympic Discovery path in Washington and the Banks-Vernonia nation path in Oregon.

This full-color ebook contains succinct descriptions of every path from begin to end, plus at-a-glance precis details indicating accredited makes use of, floor style, size, and instructions to trailheads for every path. each journey has a close map that incorporates commence and finish issues, trailhead, parking, restroom amenities, and different amenities.

Show description

Download PDF by John D. McCann: Stay Alive!: Survival Skills You Need

By John D. McCann

Having a survival equipment isn't adequate — you want to be aware of what to do with it!

An emergency can come up at each time, and everybody from the common commuter to the risk-taking sportsman can reap the benefits of realizing easy survival abilities. Armed with the innovations in Survival talents You Need, you can be ready to survive.

Building at the necessities offered in his first booklet, Build the precise Survival Kit, writer John D. McCann info the survivor mentality required to outlive universal emergencies, then is going directly to clarify the part ability different types you have to execute to stick alive, including:

  • Survival kits
  • Knives & tools
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Water
  • Signaling for help
  • Navigating your approach to safety
  • Food
  • First aid

With greater than three hundred full-color pictures, Survival abilities You Need presents transparent, particular suggestions for surviving emergencies in the course of event, game and travel.

Show description

New PDF release: The Art of Fire: The Joy of Tinder, Spark and Ember

By Daniel Hume

fireplace can fascinate, encourage, trap the mind's eye and produce households and groups jointly.

It has the power to amaze, energise and contact whatever deep within we all. For hundreds of thousands of years, at each nook of the globe, people were huddling round fires: from the fundamental and primitive necessities of sunshine, warmth, strength and cooking, via to fashionable residing, hearth performs a imperative position in all of our lives.

The skill to correctly and speedy gentle a fireplace is likely one of the most crucial abilities somebody surroundings off on a wasteland event may perhaps own, but little or no has been written approximately it.

Through his narrative Hume additionally meditates at the wider themes surrounding hearth and the way it shapes the area round us.

Show description

Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado: A Guide to the State's Best by Susan Joy Paul PDF

By Susan Joy Paul

From front diversity to the West Slope, Colorado boasts beautiful waterfalls. Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado includes exact hike descriptions, maps, and colour photographs for greater than one hundred twenty five of the main scenic waterfall hikes within the kingdom. Hike descriptions additionally comprise historical past, neighborhood minutiae, and GPS coordinates. From Crestone to Telluride, Grand Junction to Steamboat Springs, Walden to Westcliffe, climbing Waterfalls in Colorado will take you thru kingdom and nationwide parks, forests, monuments and desert components, and from renowned urban parks to the main distant and secluded corners of the nation to view the main surprising waterfalls.

Show description

James Roberts's The Mountains of Romania: A guide to walking in the PDF

By James Roberts

strolling and hiking guidebook to Romania's Carpathian Mountains. one of many wildest elements of jap Europe. it is a whole advisor to exploring the Carpathian mountains and Transylvania, together with either distant and extra renowned components, resembling Poiana Brasov, with precise descriptions of major bases and levels, and over 30 massifs, together with the japanese Carpathians, the Maramures, the Apuseni and Mountains of Banat and the Monasteries of Bucovina. The routes variety from brief, half-day tours to 7 day hikes. The guidebook has over forty maps and color pictures and full of very important details on language, neighborhood points of interest and sights, go back and forth matters, snowboarding, mountain cycling and strolling. remoted for a very long time, Romania's Carpathians supply many of the best strolling in Europe. There are good waymarked paths, enough maps and an exceptional community of mountain huts. greater than simply attractive landscapes, Europe's wildest mountains supply an opportunity to find a ecu scene that has now disappeared additional west. there's a awesome wealth of flora and fauna, the zone being one of many final eu strongholds of the wolf and undergo. the writer, James Roberts was once a number one authority on jogging in Romania, and guided strolling teams there for numerous years. unfortunately, even if relatively younger, he died whereas this publication was once within the ultimate phases of preparation.

Show description

Download e-book for iPad: Patagonia Chronicle: On Foot in Torres del Paine by Susan Alcorn

By Susan Alcorn

Patagonia Chronicle: strolling in Torres del Paine allows readers to achieve a feeling of the rewards and demanding situations of go back and forth south of the fortieth parallel in Chile and Argentina—in the realm referred to as Patagonia. via a mix of magazine entries, interviews, ancient files, and essays on matters specified to the sector, the reader samples the richness of the land and its peoples prior and current. moreover, readers will discover a wealth of functional info together with tips about pre-trip making plans, transportation, and lodgings.
The publication is for someone considering a hike in Chile’s most famed park. Hikers en path to Torres del Paine will enjoy the designated park details. They’ll locate descriptions of the lodgings, hiking routes, and trails in addition to maps, time and mileage charts, advised itineraries, and a path elevation profile.
However, Patagonia Chronicle is greater than a consultant to hiking in that impressive park: it casts a far better web. As such, this e-book will attraction not just to hikers, but in addition to tourists of all stripes. in addition to Torres del Paine, readers detect the gateway cities that the majority Patagonian tourists get pleasure from exploring akin to: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, and El Calafate. They stopover at Los Glaciares nationwide Park—home of Perito Moreno Glacier and Mount Fitz Roy.
Travelers also will locate insider information regarding traveling Chile’s and Argentina’s extra temperate Lake Districts and a number of other nationwide parks inside and out of Patagonia. They’ll know about Ushuaia—the "End of the World," and hub for visits to Antarctica. And, simply because so much tourists to Patagonia will spend it slow in Santiago or Buenos Aires on their means farther south, they’ll locate the colourful chapters on these capital towns valuable.
Finally, an underlying query raised within the e-book: the right way to gauge the dangers and confront the fears that has to be triumph over whilst looking event in unknown territory may be worthwhile and encouraging to any hiker, backpacker, or climber. In Patagonia Chronicle we examine that the writer desires to backpack the Torres del Paine again nation circuit, yet she understands that the trek can variety from a average job to a life-threatening one—depending at the super unpredictable climate. In lifestyles there are constantly demons to slay: how does one come to a decision whilst to proceed on and whilst to show back?

Show description

Download PDF by Claudia Pearson: NOLS Cookery (NOLS Library)

By Claudia Pearson

The keystone of the NOLS library, the Cookery has been a relied on and trustworthy source utilized in the sector via NOLS scholars and teachers for fifty years. First released through Stackpole in 1991, NOLS Cookery is in its 7th version with 125,000 copies in print.
Whether you’re a first-time backpacker or a professional backcountry cook dinner, you’ll study from the cookbook utilized by the specialists in outdoors schooling. With greater than 2 million nutrition ready within the desolate tract, NOLS speaks with authority at the artwork of outside cooking. This re-creation comprises vital dietary details that helps the two hundred recipes plus a distinct part of recipes from world wide, new recipes for light-weight backpacking and recipes that may be ready ahead of the trip.

Show description

Download PDF by Jörg Birkel,Doreen Reimann: Der Lauf-Guide für Frauen: Das maßgeschneiderte

By Jörg Birkel,Doreen Reimann

Für viele Frauen ist es das Wundermittel gegen tension und schlechte Laune, für Schönheit und Gesundheit oder um im Alltag tolle Erfolgserlebnisse zu erzielen: Laufen.
"Der Lauf-Guide für Frauen" (BLV Buchverlag) von Jörg Birkel und Doreen Reymann bietet alles, used to be ambitionierte Anfängerinnen oder Fortgeschrittene übers Laufen wissen wollen. Der übersichtlich gestaltete Praxis-Ratgeber weckt die Lust am Laufen und gibt hilfreiche Tipps, die richtige Motivation zu finden und langfristig aufrechtzuerhalten. Sympathisch und leicht verständlich formuliert erklärt das Autorenduo, worauf es bei der richtigen Lauftechnik ankommt und used to be den weiblichen Laufstil von dem der Männer unterscheidet.
Die Autoren beschreiben mit ansprechenden Abbildungen und Schritt-für-Schritt-Erklärungen effektive Aufwärm-, Kräftigungs- und Dehnübungen und steigt danach direkt in die Laufpraxis ein: Trainingspläne für jedes Leistungsniveau ermöglichen einen sanften Einstieg und führen sogar bis zum Halbmarathon. Läuferinnen bekommen hier einen Einblick, welche Trainingseinheiten es gibt, was once dabei im Körper geschieht und wie sie das education strukturieren und steuern können.
Neben Ratschlägen zu Ernährung, Regeneration und Vorbereitung bietet die "Laufbibel" für Frauen Spaß bringende Trainingstipps und behandelt die Themen Laufen während der Periode, Schwangerschaft und Wechseljahre. Interviews mit erfolgreichen Sportlerinnen geben Extra-Ansporn.

Show description

Weekend Trails in the Western Cape - download pdf or read online

By Mike Lundy

The Western Cape boasts many of the world's most lovely walks. This booklet introduces 24 two-day mountaineering trails, such a lot inside hours' force from Cape city. the paths were rigorously selected as a result of specific sights like strange fauna and plant life, waterfalls and mountain swimming pools, caves and brilliant perspectives. each one hike contains a correct map, info at the commonplace mountain climbing time and functional recommendation on mountain safeguard, climatic conditions and the supply of water. Easy-to-follow path descriptions are interspersed with energetic ancient anecdotes and environmental notes. For this 7th version, all course descriptions and maps were meticulously updated.

Show description