The River

22 September 2019 | By Peter Heller | Filed in: outdoors.

From the best selling author of The Dog Stars, the story of two college friends on a wilderness canoe trip a gripping novel 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

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

22 September 2019 | 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

The Disappeared (Joe Pickett, #18)

22 September 2019 | By C.J. Box | Filed in: outdoors.

Wyoming s new governor isn t sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate A prominent female British executive never came home from the high end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing hard Pickett knows that happens sometimes the

Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home

22 September 2019 | 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 j

Endangered (Joe Pickett, #15)

22 September 2019 | 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 wit

Alone on the Wall

22 September 2019 | By Alex Honnold | Filed in: outdoors.

Including two new chapters on Alex Honnold s free solo ascent of the iconic 3,000 foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park On June 3rd, 2017, Alex Honnold became the first person to free solo Yosemite s El Capitan to scale the wall without rope, a partner, or any protective gear completing what wa

Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

22 September 2019 | By Pam Houston | Filed in: outdoors.

Beloved writer and teacher Pam Houston explores what ties her to the earth in essays as lucid and invigorating as mountain air How do we become who we are in the world We ask the world to teach us In her travels from the Gulf of Mexico to Alaska, Pam Houston explores what ties her to the earth

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

22 September 2019 | By William Finnegan | Filed in: outdoors.

A deeply rendered self portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer Barbarian Days is William Finnegan s memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment Surfing only looks like a sport To initiates, it is something else entirely a beautiful addiction, a demanding course of study

Off The Grid (Joe Pickett, #16)

22 September 2019 | 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 th

American Wolf

22 September 2019 | By Nate Blakeslee | Filed in: outdoors.

ISBN moved from this edition The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the low

The Outrun: A Memoir

22 September 2019 | By Amy Liptrot | Filed in: outdoors.

When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up Approaching the land that was once home, memories of her childhood merge with the recent events that have set her on this journey Amy was shaped by the cycle of the

North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

22 September 2019 | By Scott Jurek | Filed in: outdoors.

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new 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 endur

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

22 September 2019 | By Florence Williams | Filed in: outdoors.

From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature s positive effects on the brain Delving into brand new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural world to improve health, promote reflection and in

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

22 September 2019 | By Bill Bryson | Filed in: outdoors.

The Appalachian Trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes If you re going to take a hike, it s probably the place to go And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaining guide you ll find He i

Into the Wild

22 September 2019 | By Jon Krakauer | Filed in: outdoors.

Librarian s Note An alternate cover edition can be found here In April, 1992, a young man from a well to do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt McKinley His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless He had given 25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his