The River

23 February 2020 | By Peter Heller | Filed in: outdoors.

The story of two college friends on a wilderness canoe trip of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence Wynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, bonded by their shared love of mountains, books, and fishing Wynn is a gentle giant, a Vermont kid never happier

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

23 February 2020 | By Michael Finkel | Filed in: outdoors.

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own In 1986, a shy and

Endangered (Joe Pickett, #15)

23 February 2020 | By C.J. Box | Filed in: outdoors.

New York Times bestselling writer C J Box returns with a thrilling new novel, featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett She was gone Joe Pickett had good reason to dislike Dallas Cates, even if he was a rodeo champion, and now he has even Joe s eighteen year old ward, April, has run off

Off The Grid (Joe Pickett, #16)

23 February 2020 | By C.J. Box | Filed in: outdoors.

New York Times bestselling author C J Box returns with a suspenseful new Joe Pickett novel Nate Romanowski is off the grid, recuperating from wounds and trying to deal with past crimes, when he is suddenly surrounded by a small team of elite professional special operators They re not there to

Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

23 February 2020 | By Pam Houston | Filed in: outdoors.

On her 120 acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it Houston s ranch becomes her sanctuary, a place where she discovers how the natural world has mothered and healed her after a childhood of

North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

23 February 2020 | By Scott Jurek | Filed in: outdoors.

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46 day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail Scott Jurek is one of the world s best known and most beloved ultrarunners Renowned for his remarkable

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

23 February 2020 | By Jill Heinerth | Filed in: outdoors.

From one of the world s most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth s final frontier the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planetMore people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know about deep space than

Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home

23 February 2020 | By Heather "Anish" Anderson | Filed in: outdoors.

By age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the Triple Crown of backpacking the Appalachian Trail AT , Pacific Crest Trail PCT , and Continental Divide Trail CDT a combined distance of 7,900 miles with a vertical gain of than one million feet A few years later, she left her

The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds

23 February 2020 | By Caroline Van Hemert | Filed in: outdoors.

For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist s human powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure During graduate school, as she conducted experiments on the peculiarly misshapen beaks of chickadees, ornithologist