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  • The Cave

    The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

    by Liam Cochrane

    Twelve lost boys, their coach, and the heroes who rescued them.When the 12 young members of the Wild Boars soccer club walked into a Thai cave with their coach, they expected to be out by nightfall. A birthday cake waited in the fridge for one boy, another boy had a tutoring class. They had rope and torches but no food. Then a sudden monsoonal downpour flooded their route out. They were trapped - ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mud, Sweat and Tears

    The Phenomenal Number One Bestseller

    by Bear Grylls

    'Well told, personable, fast-paced, and undoubtedly a fascinating read' Daily TelegraphGripping, moving and wildly exhilarating, Mud, Sweat and Tears is a must-read for adrenalin junkies and armchair adventurers alike.Bear Grylls is a man who has always sought the ultimate in adventure. Growing up on the Isle of Wight, he was taught by his father to sail and climb at an early age. As a teenager he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Old Ways

    A Journey on Foot

    by Robert Macfarlane

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERSHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZEThe original bestseller from the beloved author of UNDERLAND, LANDMARKS and THE LOST WORDS - Robert Macfarlane travels Britain's ancient paths and discovers the secrets of our beautiful, underappreciated landscape'The Old Ways confirms Macfarlane's reputation as one of the most eloquent and observant of contemporary writers about ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Outback Survival

    by Bob Cooper

    Outback Survival is a timeless, practical run down on everything you need to know to survive in the outback.Bob Cooper's incredible bushcraft skills have been developed through more than 25 years of experience in Australia's harsh outback. He has picked up tools of survival from the experiences of living with traditional Aboriginal communities, instructing with Special Forces Units, lecturing with ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Jungle (Movie Tie-In Edition)

    A Harrowing True Story of Survival in the Amazon

    by Yossi Ghinsberg and 1 more

    Four travelers meet in Bolivia and set off into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, but what begins as a dream adventure quickly deteriorates into a dangerous nightmare, and after weeks of wandering in the dense undergrowth, the four backpackers split up into two groups. But when a terrible rafting accident separates him from his partner, Yossi is forced to survive for weeks alone against one of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • New Boots in New Zealand: Nine great walks, three islands and one tramping virgin

    by Gillian Orrell

    An extended stay in New Zealand determined the content of Gillian Orrells first book. NEW BOOTS IN NEW ZEALAND is a humorous, first-hand account of walking the nine Great Walks of New Zealand, encompassing many additional facts, anecdotes and insights about New Zealands culture, history and peoples. Deciding to go solo, Gillian accomplished all nine walks in the space of a few months, not only ... Read more

    $6.15 AUD

  • North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

    by Scott Jurek and 1 more

    2,200 miles.47 days.One remarkable journey.In July 2015, ultramarathon legend Scott Jurek smashed the world record for running the Appalachian Trail, the sprawling mountain path that runs nearly the entire length of the United States. For nearly seven weeks straight, Jurek battled the elements to run, hike and stumble 50 miles every single day.A tale of mind-boggling physical exertion, pressure ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Things I Learned from Falling

    by Claire Nelson

    An inspirational and gripping first-person account of determination, adversity and survival against the odds.'What a story; never heard a story like that before' - Chris Evans'Uplifting and brave' - Stylist'A riveting account of loneliness, anxiety and survival' - Cosmopolitan**'A vibrantly physical book' - the Guardian'Claire Nelson relives a life-changing... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Camino de Santiago

    To Walk Far, Carry Less

    by Jean-Christie Ashmore

    "Love this book! My Bible for the El Camino..."The classic book used by thousands to learn what you should take on a Camino journey.Includes:Pros & Cons for difficult gear choices (poncho or rain jacket? water bottles or pack hydration system? sleeping bag or sleeping sheet?)A "skin-out" (everything!) pack list with the weight of each itemExperienced backpacker tips show you how to create a light. ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • The Trail Running Guidebook: For All Trail Runners Who Want to Perform Wilder

    by Hanny Allston

    The Find Your Feet Trail Running Guidebook provides athletes of any ability a safe pathway of preparation to their chosen adventures. Hanny Allston's personal coaching methodologies focus on sustainable, long-term health, training and performance successes.The Trail Running Guidebook contains a snapshot of key lessons that Hanny has learnt on her journey to becoming a world champion and elite ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Great Cave Rescue

    The extraordinary story of the Thai boy soccer team trapped in a cave for 18 days

    by James Massola

    Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning visitors not to enter during the monsoon season. What followed was a high-stakes international mission that very nearly didn't succeed.The ordeal riveted millions around the world. First came the awful news that twelve Thai boys, aged 11 to 17, and their young coach were ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Girl in the Woods

    A Memoir

    by Aspen Matis

    Girl in the Woods is Aspen Matis's exhilarating true-life adventure of hiking from Mexico to Canada—a coming of age story, a survival story, and a triumphant story of overcoming emotional devastation. On her second night of college, Aspen was raped by a fellow student. Overprotected by her parents who discouraged her from telling of the attack, Aspen was confused and ashamed. Dealing with a ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Grandma Gatewood's Walk

    The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail

    by Ben Montgomery

    Emma Gatewood was the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone, as well as the first person—man or woman—to walk it twice and three times and she did it all after the age of 65. This is the first and only biography of Grandma Gatewood, as the reporters called her, who became a hiking celebrity in the 1950s and '60s. She appeared on TV with Groucho Marx and Art Linkletter, and on the ... Read more

    $26.28 AUD

  • The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide

    Emergency Preparedness for ANY Disaster

    by Joseph Alton and 3 more

    No one knows what the next disaster will be: earthquake, Coronavirus, flu epidemic, flood, terrorist attack. But everyone should know how to survive a medical emergency if a medical professional isn’t available.From Dr. Joe Alton and Amy Alton ARNP comes an updated edition of their bestseller The Survival Medicine Handbook. This unique medical book is meant to enable the average person to handle ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Map Use

    by Mors Kochanski

    Map UseWith a topographic map in front of you and the basic information in this booklet to augment it you may get more out of using the map.Written by Mors Kochanski ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Dances With Marmots

    A Pacific Crest Trail Adventure

    by George G Spearing

    The inspiring account of a 2650 mile solo hike from Mexico to Canada along the Pacific Crest Trail.Despite never having hiked before, George Spearing decided to take 'leave of absence' from his job as a firefighter in the New Zealand Fire Service and walk the length of America.This is the story of his five month journey, travelling entirely on foot and off-road through the desert areas and High ... Read more

    $4.60 AUD

  • Everest Base Camp

    A trekking guide of the route to the worlds highest mountain

    by Issie Inglis and 1 more

    series Trek the World
    This historic trek through the Sagarmatha National Park to the base of Everest may be one of the greatest adventures you ever undertake. You will find yourself standing, looking in awe, before some of the world's highest peaks. Every bend in the path will bring a new view, a fresh experience. It is an adventure you will hold in your memory long after you have stopped looking at the photographs. It ... Read more

    $9.00 AUD

  • The Twenty-Ninth Day

    Surviving a Grizzly Attack in the Canadian Tundra

    by Alex Messenger

    A six-hundred-mile canoe trip in the Canadian wilderness is a seventeen-year-old’s dream adventure, but after he is mauled by a grizzly bear, it’s all about staying alive.This true-life wilderness survival epic recounts seventeen-year-old Alex Messenger’s near-lethal encounter with a grizzly bear during a canoe trip in the Canadian tundra. The story follows Alex and his five companions as they ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Lonely Planet Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya

    by Bradley Mayhew and 2 more

    series Travel Guide
    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Tour through the hidden backstreet courtyards and temples of Kathmandu, explore the base of the world's highest mountain and learn everything you need to know to trek through ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • The Compass

    by Mors Kochanski

    The CompassThis booklet is the companion volume to Map Use. It is the minimal knowledge anyone stepping into the wilderness should have about compass use. This is not an orienteering manual.Written by Mors Kochanski ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Santiago Pilgrimage

    Walking the Immortal Way

    by Jean-Christophe Rufin and 2 more

    "Whenever I was asked: 'Why did you go to Santiago?', I had a hard time answering. How could I explain to those who had not done it that the way has the effect - if not the virtue - to make you forget all reasons that led you to become involved in it in the first place."Each year, tens of thousands of backpackers (Christian pilgrims and many others) set out from either their front ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Appalachian Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail

    by Zach Davis

    Each year, it is estimated that more than 2,000 people set out to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, yet seven in ten ultimately fall short of their goal. Given the countless number of how-to books and websites offering information about logistics, gear, and endurance training, one would think that more people would finish this 2,200 mile trek. Why then, do so many hikers quit prematurely?After ... Read more

    $10.67 AUD

  • One Coast To Another

    Following Wainwright from St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay

    by Andrew Bowden

    There are ways to begin walking Wainwright's Coast to Coast. Things that must be done. It's compulsory. It's written in the rules.First you must stride purposefully to the starting point. You must fill your lungs with a deep breath. You must have a photograph taken next to the sign, monument or obelisk that marks the beginning of the trail. And you must proclaim loudly and clearly to all who will ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Be Expert with Map and Compass

    by Bjorn Kjellstrom and 1 more

    The classic map and compass navigation guide-revised for the age of GPSGPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easily be hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors. This popular, easy-to-use orienteering handbook has been helping people find their way for more than fifty years. Now updated to include information ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD