Lost on the Appalachian Trail Book

Lost on the Appalachian Trail


  • Author : Kyle Rohrig
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-06-28
  • Genre: Appalachian Trail
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 10 : 1514747561

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Lost on the Appalachian Trail Excerpt :

Join Kyle and his little dog "Katana" as they take you along for every step of their 2,185 mile adventure hiking the entire Appalachian Trail. Confront the terrain, severe weather, injury, dangerous wildlife and questionable characters as you grow and learn as Kyle did from start to finish of this epic adventure. Make some friends for life, learn the finer points of long distance hiking, and realize that what you take within your backpack is not nearly as important as what you bring within yourself... This exciting and often times humorous narrative does more than simply tell the story of Kyle and Katana's adventures on trail. You will be inspired, while learning what it takes mentally and physically to accomplish an undertaking such as hiking thousands of miles through mountainous wilderness while braving countless obstacles all determined to make you quit. Nobody said it was easy, but if you can make it to the end, your life will be changed forever. What are you waiting for? Adventure is calling...For more content from the Author, as well as to follow his past, present, and future adventures; check out the following pages!Website/Blog: BoundlessRoamad.comInstagram: @_roamad_Facebook: facebook.com/kyle.rohrig.7Youtube: youtube.com/c/NomadWisdom

When You Find My Body Book

When You Find My Body


  • Author : D. Dauphinee
  • Publisher : Down East Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781608936915

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When You Find My Body Excerpt :

Geraldine Largay vanished in July 2013, while hiking the Appalachian Trail in Maine. Her disappearance sparked the largest lost-person search in Maine history, which culminated in her being presumed dead. She was never again seen alive.

A Walk in the Woods Book
Score: 3.5
From 4,086 Ratings

A Walk in the Woods


  • Author : Bill Bryson
  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385674546

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A Walk in the Woods Excerpt :

God only knows what possessed Bill Bryson, a reluctant adventurer if ever there was one, to undertake a gruelling hike along the world's longest continuous footpath—The Appalachian Trail. The 2,000-plus-mile trail winds through 14 states, stretching along the east coast of the United States, from Georgia to Maine. It snakes through some of the wildest and most spectacular landscapes in North America, as well as through some of its most poverty-stricken and primitive backwoods areas. With his offbeat sensibility, his eye for the absurd, and his laugh-out-loud sense of humour, Bryson recounts his confrontations with nature at its most uncompromising over his five-month journey. An instant classic, riotously funny, A Walk in the Woods will add a whole new audience to the legions of Bill Bryson fans.

Hiking Through Book
Score: 4.5
From 14 Ratings

Hiking Through


  • Author : Paul Stutzman
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN 10 : 9780800720537

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Hiking Through Excerpt :

Paul Stutzman traveled the Appalachian Trail after the death of his wife, healing by immersing himself in nature and befriending fellow hikers.

Wild Book
Score: 3.5
From 3,619 Ratings

Wild


  • Author : Cheryl Strayed
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2012-03-20
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307957658

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Wild Excerpt :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State—and she would do it alone. Told with suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.

In Beauty May She Walk Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

In Beauty May She Walk


  • Author : Leslie Mass
  • Publisher : Rock Spring Press Inc.
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN 10 : 9780976568605

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In Beauty May She Walk Excerpt :

Leslie struggles to balance her familys needs with her needs on the Appalachian Trail, and sheds years of social conditioning that dictate how a woman is expected to act.

Lost on a Mountain in Maine Book
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Lost on a Mountain in Maine


  • Author : Donn Fendler
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-12-23
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062225160

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Lost on a Mountain in Maine Excerpt :

Based on the true account of a boy's harrowing journey through the vast wilderness of the Katahdin Mountains, Lost on a Mountain in Maine is a gripping survival story for all ages. Twelve-year-old Donn Fendler steps away from his Boy Scout troop for only a minute, but in the foggy mountains of Maine, a minute is all it takes. After hours of trying to find his way back, a nervous and tired Donn falls down an embankment, making it impossible for him to be found. One sleepless night goes by, followed by a second . . . and before Donn knows it, almost two weeks have passed, leaving him starving, scared, and delirious. With rainstorms, black bears, and his fear of being lost forever, Donn's journey is a physically, mentally, and emotionally charged story told from the point of view of the boy who lived it. Don't miss this thrilling survival story, a proven high-interest winner that pulls in readers the way Hatchet, My Side of the Mountain, and the I Survived books do.

Long Distance Hiking  Lessons from the Appalachian Trail Book

Long Distance Hiking Lessons from the Appalachian Trail


  • Author : Roland Mueser
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 1997-11-22
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071708388

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Long Distance Hiking Lessons from the Appalachian Trail Excerpt :

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.

Mud  Rocks  Blazes Book

Mud Rocks Blazes


  • Author : Heather Anderson
  • Publisher : Mountaineers Books
  • Release Date : 2021-03-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781680513370

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Mud Rocks Blazes Excerpt :

Despite her success setting a self-supported Fastest Known Time record on the Pacific Crest Trail in 2013, Heather “Anish” Anderson still had such deep-seated insecurities that she became convinced her feat had been a fluke. So two years later she set out again, this time hiking through mud, rocks, and mountain blazes to crush her constant self-doubt and seek the true source of her strength and purpose. The 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail, from Maine to Georgia, did not make it easy. Anderson struggled with its infamous rain, humidity, insects, and steep grades for 54 days. But because she had to fight for every step, she knew when she reached the summit of Springer Mountain, the AT’s southern terminus, that she had fully earned the trail. Of greater value, she learned to love herself and her body, and to feel the depth of her power. Examining emotional scars as well as her relationship with her mother, Anderson’s deeply internal yet highly physical journey in Mud, Rocks, Blazes is an essential story.

Awol on the Appalachian Trail Book
Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

Awol on the Appalachian Trail


  • Author : David Miller
  • Publisher : Wingspan Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 9781595940568

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Awol on the Appalachian Trail Excerpt :

A 41-year-old engineer quits his job to hike the Appalachian Trail. This is a true account of his hike from Georgia to Maine, bringing to the reader the life of the towns and the people he meets along the way.

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Book
Score: 3.5
From 82 Ratings

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon


  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-04-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501157516

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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Excerpt :

A frightening suspense novel about nine-year-old Trisha, who becomes lost in the woods as night falls.

On Trails Book
Score: 3
From 6 Ratings

On Trails


  • Author : Robert Moor
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-07-04
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476739236

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On Trails Excerpt :

"In 2009, while thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet: How do they form? Why do some improve over time while others fade? What makes us follow or strike off on our own? Over the course of the next seven years, Moor traveled the globe, exploring trails of all kinds, from the miniscule to the massive. He learned the tricks of master trail-builders, hunted down long-lost Cherokee trails, and traced the origins of our road networks and the Internet. In each chapter, Moor interweaves his adventures with findings from science, history, philosophy, and nature writing--combining the nomadic joys of Peter Matthiessen with the eclectic wisdom of Lewis Hyde's The Gift. Throughout, Moor reveals how this single topic--the oft-overlooked trail--sheds new light on a wealth of age-old questions: How does order emerge out of chaos? How did animals first crawl forth from the seas and spread across continents? How has humanity's relationship with nature and technology shaped the world around us? And, ultimately, how does each of us pick a path through life? With a breathtaking arc that spans from the dawn of animal life to the digital era, On Trails is a book that makes us see our world, our history, our species, and our ways of life anew"--Book jacket flap.

The Appalachian Trail Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Appalachian Trail


  • Author : Philip D'Anieri
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: HISTORY
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 9780358171997

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The Appalachian Trail Excerpt :

The Appalachian Trail is America's most beloved trek, with millions of hikers setting foot on it every year. Yet few are aware of the fascinating backstory of the dreamers and builders who helped bring it to life over the past century. The conception and building of the Appalachian Trail is a story of unforgettable characters who explored it, defined it, and captured national attention by hiking it. From Grandma Gatewood--a mother of eleven who thru-hiked in canvas sneakers and a drawstring duffle--to Bill Bryson, author of the best-selling A Walk in the Woods, the AT has seized the American imagination like no other hiking path. The 2,000-mile-long hike from Georgia to Maine is not just a trail through the woods, but a set of ideas about nature etched in the forest floor. This character-driven biography of the trail is a must-read not just for ambitious hikers, but for anyone who wonders about our relationship with the great outdoors and dreams of getting away from urban life for a pilgrimage in the wild.

Hear the Challenge Book

Hear the Challenge


  • Author : Kyle Rohrig
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 1542427436

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Hear the Challenge Excerpt :

If you have even remotely considered hiking the length of the nearly 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail, then you've "heard the challenge." The question now is...will you answer it? If you have been on the fence about doing a thru-hike, the job of this book is to gently nudge, possibly even shove you off that fence, into the direction of the Appalachian Trail. But, if your mind is already made up to embark on this once in a lifetime adventure, then prepare to have your confidence elevated to new heights. Knowledge is power and information is currency; I intend to make you powerfully rich, in regards to the Appalachian Trail, as you read through the contents of this book. The subjects of this work include, but are far from limited to... -Preparing your life for a thru-hike -Financial preparation -Mental preparation (what you bring within yourself is far more important than what you put in your pack). -Physical preparation (I've been a strength and conditioning specialist for nearly a decade). -Hiking with a dog (I've done the whole trail with one) -Insights and information into nearly every aspect of thru-hiking, as well as life on trail and much, much more. -Extensive information regarding gear and itemized lists of what this journey requires. -Insights into each state, as well as noteworthy regions and the obstacles/highlights they present. This book is not designed nor intended to be a "how to" or a "guidebook." It is simply designed to present you with information while simultaneously inspiring the confidence to use that information in making decisions that are perfect for you. Want the full story of the author's AT hike? Check out amazon.com best seller; "Lost on the Appalachian Trail."

Wild  Film Tie In Book

Wild Film Tie In


  • Author : Cheryl Strayed
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 1782394877

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Wild Film Tie In Excerpt :

A Journey From Lost to Found. At 26, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America - from the Mojave Desert, through California and Oregon, and into Washington State - and to do it alone. She had no experience of long-distance hiking and the journey was nothing more than a line on the map. This account captures the agonies - both mental and physical - of her incredible journey.