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  • Big Game Shooting - The Lion in South Africa

    by F. C. Selous ...
    Frederick Courteney Selous (1851-1917) was a British explorer, hunter and conservationist, and is most remembered for his activities in Southeast Africa. Selous explored lesser-known areas, where he recorded ethnographic notes and collected specimens. ‘Big Game Shooting’, published in 1894, is an anecdotal account that chronicles his experiences of hunting the lion in South Africa, and offers a ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Death in the Dark Continent

    Critically acclaimed as a master of adventure writing for Death in the Long Grass and Death in the Silent Places, former professional hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick takes us back to Africa to encounter the world’s most dangerous big-game animals.After consulting African game experts and recalling his own experiences and those of his colleagues, Capstick has written chilling, authoritative accounts ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Fall of Heaven

    Whymper's Tragic Matterhorn Climb

    Translated by Billi Bierling ...
    A classic event in mountaineering history, dramatically retold by a classic mountaineer• Ascending the Matterhorn was the 19th century equivalent of standing on Mars• A great historical story of tension and drama• Author is uniquely qualified to delve into Whymper’s complicated personalityAs Fall of Heaven begins, we join professional mountain guide Jean-Antoine Carrel as he tries and fails, again ... Read more

    $4.49 USD

  • A Speck in the Sea

    A Story of Survival and Rescue

    The harrowing adventure-at-sea memoir recounting the heroic search-and-rescue mission for lost Montauk fisherman John Aldridge, which Daniel James Brown calls "A terrific read."I am floating in the middle of the night, and nobody in the world even knows I am missing. Nobody is looking for me. You can't get more alone than that. You can't be more lost.I've got too many people who love me. There's ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Field Guide to Knots

    How to Identify, Tie, and Untie Over 80 Essential Knots for Outdoor Pursuits

    by Bob Holtzman ...
    A fasten-ating guide to knots for every adventure, from the author of Wilderness Survival Skills and The Camping Bible.The perfect knot can make any job quicker, easier, and safer—whether you need to build a shelter, tether a horse, rappel down a cliff, or moor a boat. In The Field Guide to Knots, veteran outdoorsman Bob Holtzman helps you:Select and tie the right knot for any taskIdentify and ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California

    From Tuolumne Meadows to the Oregon Border

    series Pacific Crest Trail
    The PCT’s #1 Guide for More Than 45 YearsFirst published in 1973, The Pacific Crest Trail, Vol. 1, California quickly established itself as the book trekkers could not do without. Now thoroughly updated and redesigned, Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California starts in Yosemite National Park’s beautiful backcountry and guides you to the California-Oregon border. It winds past rivers, peaks, ... Read more

    $20.89 USD

  • The Anti-Boredom Book of Brilliant Outdoor Things to Do

    Games, Crafts, Puzzles, Jokes, Riddles, and Trivia for Hours of Fun

    by Andy Seed ...
    series Anti-Boredom Books
    Have fun and stay busy outside with loads of games, quizzes, challenges, and activities.Even though real life is filled with plenty of action, sometimes you find yourself sitting around the house bugging your parents, re-watching old television shows, or with a couple hours with nothing planned. This book is perfect for those times when you don't have anything to do and want to get outside. It’s ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Team Bad Decision: An Evolutionary Tale In Backcountry Hunting

    Team Bad Decision follows the tale of Travis Greenwood and Scott Daniels as they dive headfirst into learning how to hunt the western backcountry. Their journey flows from the Cascade Mountains of Washington State to the Rockies of Colorado in pursuit of bear, deer and elk.The story of their transformation is littered with failure, success, more failure, plenty of whiskey, and a preponderance of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Flying Off Everest

    A Journey from the Summit to the Sea

    by Dave Costello ...
    Perched impossibly on a ridge overlooking a 10,000-foot drop into Tibet, Sano Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa wait. Heel to toe, connected at the waist by a pair of carabineers that’s connected to nothing else, they stare down the North Face of Mount Everest, a red and white nylon tandem paragliding wing fluttering behind them. They know that jumping off the top of the world marks only the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • De Shootinest Gent'man & Other Tales

    Nash Buckingham was perhaps the most famous author of sporting tales in the first half of the 20th century. This collection of eight stories first published in Field and Stream , Recreation , and Outdoor Life was originally published by The Derrydale Press in 1934. Buckingham's ability to evoke the golden age of wild fowling along the Mississippi flyway from the 1890s to the 1940s is unparalleled. ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • Wolf of Wessex

    A gripping, action-packed historical thriller

    'Harffy’s Dunston is a fantastic creation – old, creaking and misanthropic. The forest is beautifully evoked. A treat of a book' The Times.AD 838. Deep in the forests of Wessex, Dunston's solitary existence is shattered when he stumbles on a mutilated corpse.Accused of the murder, Dunston must clear his name and keep the dead man's daughter alive in the face of savage pursuers desperate to prevent ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Last Child in the Woods

    Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder

    by Richard Louv ...
    The Book That Launched an International Movement“An absolute must-read for parents.” —The Boston Globe“It rivals Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.” —The Cincinnati Enquirer“I like to play indoors better ’cause that’s where all the electrical outlets are,” reports a fourth grader. But it’s not only computers, television, and video games that are keeping kids inside. It’s also their parents’ fe... ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Fly Fishing the San Juan River

    Written by an expert outfitter with boots in its waters, this piece includes a detailed map with access points along the river, information about gear, seasonal hatches, local lodges, fly shops, restaurants, watering holes, and closest medical care, along with the sort of intimate, insider information only someone working on the river can share. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Above the Clouds

    How I Carved My Own Path to the Top of the World

    by Kilian Jornet ...
    Translated by Charlotte Whittle ...
    "Kilian Jornet is the most dominating endurance athlete of his generation."—NEW YORK TIMES"Inspiring and humbling"— ALEX HONNOLDThe most accomplished mountain runner of all time contemplates his record-breaking climbs of Mount Everest in this profound memoir—an intellectual and spiritual journey that moves from the earth’s highest peak to the soul’s deepest reaches.Kilian Jornet has broken nearly ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • My Carp Fishing Life (Ecton And Beyond)

    by Steve Graham ...
    'My Carp Fishing Life' is Steve`s fourth book. His first three were 'From gudgeon to Carp', 'More Carp Fishing' and 'Carp Fishing Tips and Theories'.This book continues the journey through his Carp Fishing Life from where 'More Carp Fishing' ended. It describes a lot of the fishing that Steve did in France, but not on the easier commercial waters where a lot of anglers fish, and where every Carp ... Read more

    $4.49 USD

  • The Green Guide to Low-Impact Hiking and Camping

    "A classic of backpacking literature" (Backpacker), now updated with a brand-new foreword by environmentalist and best-selling author Bill McKibbenOriginally published as Backwoods Ethics in 1979, Laura and Guy Waterman's definitive guide to low-impact hiking and camping was a prophetic call to reevaluate the impact of outdoor recreation on the wilderness. Enthusiastically received by ... Read more

    $12.59 USD

  • Ramblings in Ireland

    by Kerry Dwyer ...
    This is not a book about rambling in Ireland.It tells the tale of one particular walking trip and the memories and musings it inspired.Exploring the West of Ireland is a time for meditation, spiritual reflection and strengthening the bonds of life. More practically the ability to read a map might have proved helpful. The tourist office in Ireland has all their paths clearly marked. You can’t go ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fishing Basics, 2E

    by Mike Toth ...
    You're no idiot, of course. You know that the joy of fishing comes with skill, patience, and the right equipment. You can get yourself to the water and relax, but when it comes to baiting your hook and casting your cares away, you feel like a minnow swimming with the sharks!Don't throw back your angling ambitions just yet! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fishing Basics, Second Edition', gives you ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Denali's Howl

    The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak

    by Andy Hall ...
    In the summer of 1967, twelve young men ascended Alaska’s Mount McKinley—known to the locals as Denali. Engulfed by a once-in-alifetime blizzard, only five made it back down.Andy Hall, a journalist and son of the park superintendent at the time, was living in the park when the tragedy occurred and spent years tracking down rescuers, survivors, lost documents, and recordings of radio communications ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Two Year Mountain: A Nepal Journey

    With his life literally hanging from a slender rope over a crevasse near the top of a Himalayan mountain, a young man relives in his mind a relentless two-year physical and spiritual test as a Peace Corps volunteer in a remote mountain village of Nepal.Combining the elements of adventure story, travel log, and personal confession, this absorbing account describes a wrenching experience that belies ... Read more

    $11.79 USD

  • Hiking Death Valley National Park

    A Guide to the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures

    series Regional Hiking Series
    Hiking Death Valley National Park contains detailed information about 36 of the best day hikes and extended backpacking trips in the largest national park outside of Alaska. Supplemented with GPS-compatible maps, mile-by-mile directional cues, rich narratives, and beautiful photographs, this is the only book you'll need for this land of extremes. ... Read more

    $15.49 USD

  • To Be Brave, My Life: Royal Robbins

    by Royal Robbins ...
    Royal Robbins' accomplishments as a rock climber are legendary.This first volume of his autobiography details his historic solo ascent of the Leaning Tower in Yosemite, and chronicles his youth growing up in LA. Robbins' adventurous life story stands as a beacon of inspiration to those who ever pondered how to reach higher by reaching within. He relates climbing in terms everyone can understand. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Moon USA National Parks

    The Complete Guide to All 62 Parks

    by Becky Lomax ...
    series Travel Guide
    They've been dubbed America's best idea for a reason: get inspired, get outdoors, and discover the wild beauty of the United States with Moon USA National Parks. Inside you'll find:Coverage of all 62 national parks, from the misty mountains of the east and the redwoods of the west to the glaciers of Alaska and volcanoes of Hawaii, organized by regionStrategic lists and itineraries: Choose from ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Guns & Ammo Guide to AK-47s

    A Comprehensive Guide to Shooting, Accessorizing, and Maintaining the Most Popular Firearm in the World

    Everything you need to know about AK-47s from top firearms writers.The Guns & Ammo Guide to AK-47s is packed with a wealth of valuable information compiled by the foremost firearms writers today. A vast range of topics is covered in these articles, including:An RPK for AmericaGuns of the mercenariesNow: A civilian AKMAutomatic Carbine 5DSA’s RPDsMolot’s Wild BoarAK CutawayAnd much more!Discov... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD