The Rocky Mountains have inspired travelers for centuries. The vast majority of those who visit this vast area might write to their friends, "Having a great time! Wish you were here!" Meanwhile, a few every year invariably find themselves shouting, "Help! I'm in trouble!" And trouble never comes at a convenient time. Search and Rescue: Rocky Mountains gathers the most heart-racing accounts from 1847 to the age of modern rescue technology showcasing the heroism of park rangers, first responders
Britain's Best Small Hills guide - travel information and expert advice from award-winning writer Phoebe Smith on the best small hills (609 metres or less) in Britain to climb, plus maps, practical and safety advice, and tips on walking with children. Features 60 walks, 20 each in England, Wales and Scotland, from Cornwall to the Highlands.
THE ULTIMATE SURVIVAL GUIDE for anyone who thinks they'd survive the world's most hostile environments - or at least imagine they could do.
First issued to airmen in the 1950s, the Air Ministry's Sea Survival guide includes original and authentic emergency advice to crew operating over the ocean.
With original illustrations and text, these survival guides provide an insight to military survival techniques from a by-gone era.
Packed with original line drawing
Alpe-Adria Trail Trekking Guide - Expert travel advice for trekking from the Alps to the Adriatic through Austria, Slovenia and Italy, including maps and route descriptions (with time, distance, ascent) for all 43 stages. Also covering fauna, flora, history, culture, geography and accommodation, plus local transport, culture, food and language.
Following the success of the earlier Scatalog – Quick ID guide to southern African animal droppings, here's another quick and quirky identification guide, this time to tracks of the region's most commonly found mammals, but also includes tracks of reptiles, rodents, birds and insects.
Bear Grylls is a man who has always sought the ultimate in adventure. However, only eighteen months later Bear became one of the youngest ever climbers to scale Everest, aged only twenty-three. Now, for the first time, Bear tells the story of his action-packed life.
Guidebook to treks in the Everest and Khumbu region of the Himalaya in Nepal. All the main Nepal trekking routes, including from Lukla (and Jiri) to Namche Bazaar, and routes to Thame, Gokyo, Thangboche, Lobuche, Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp. Includes two routes in Tibet from Tingri to the Rongbuk monastery and Kharta to the Kangshung Face.
There are survival guides for everything from bushwhacking to getting through your menopause, with several to choose from to boot. But there's nothing that tells you how to cope with everyday life and everyday things.
Daar is oorlewingsgidse vir enigiets van kampeer tot hoe om jou menopouse te hanteer, en op die koop toe verskeie om van te kies. Maar daar is niks wat jou vertel hoe om elke dag en alledaagse situasies te hanteer nie.