Download Wander-Woman: Eine Couch-Potato hat Rücken und lernt laufen by Jana Thiele PDF

By Jana Thiele

Jana Thiele verbringt die meiste Zeit im Büro – im Sitzen. Und dann das: Rücken. Ein Bandscheibenvorfall legt sie lahm. Erst die verordnete Bewegungslosigkeit weckt in der Couch-Potato den unbändigen Wunsch zu wandern: Sie träumt vom Himalaya. Und reist in den Harz, um Laufen zu lernen. Leider ist sie nicht allein mit ihrem Wunsch. open air, additionally draußen, wimmelt es nur so von hochgerüsteten Wanderern. Aber auch fanatische Hobby-Botaniker, Busladungen von stramm marschierenden Frührentnern oder der legendäre Brocken-Benno können Wander-Woman nicht aufhalten. Mit Nordic-Walking- Stöcken und jeder Menge Powerriegeln bewaffnet, erkämpft sie sich die Kilometer.

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Download The Outdoor Knots Book (Mountaineers Outdoor Basics) by Clyde Soles PDF

By Clyde Soles

"A advisor to the ropes and knots utilized in the outside by way of hikers, campers, paddlers, and climbers.

*Guidelines for choosing the easiest rope and the simplest knot for the job at hand
*Knot-tying instructions essentially illustrated with photos
*New access within the Mountaineers outdoors fundamentals series

It's reasonable to assert that climber Clyde Soles is passionate about ropes and knots and their absolute performance--since he frequently entrusts his lifestyles to ropes on sheer rock faces. His targeted e-book explains tips on how to opt for and use ropes, cordage, and webbing for the outside. worthwhile info is equipped on rope dealing with strategies (how to prevent dreaded tangles) and the easiest tools for rope care and upkeep. step by step instructions for tying over forty knots are in actual fact illustrated with images. different necessary gains comprise a thesaurus and a knot comparability chart activity.

This is the definitive textual content on ropes and knots for somebody who performs within the outdoors!"

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Download Gran Paradiso: The Alta Via 2 Trek and Day Walks (Cicerone by Gillian Price PDF

By Gillian Price

A guidebook to strolling within the the Gran Paradiso nationwide park, Italy, describing the 12-stage Alta through 2 trek among Cormayeur and Chardonnay, and a variety of 28 walks that variety from 2 to 33km, in addition to feedback for combining routes into long-distance hikes. The Gran Paradiso sits within the Valle d'Aosta, in northwestern Italy, a sector verging on pristine desolate tract. perspectives of Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa and the Matterhorn levels could be visible from routes during this advisor. The guidebook offers lots of useful info on attending to and round the Gran Paradiso, in addition to recommendation on lodging, language, apparatus, making plans and the way to take advantage of out of any event in a single of Italy's so much superb nationwide Parks. A wealth of aspect on attractions walkers can discover, in addition to info on flora and fauna, historical past, geology and flora is usually included.Despite its points of interest, the park is comparatively undiscovered. Walkers can usually get pleasure from unforgettable days on very good trails via astonishing valleys all to themselves, even on the peak of the summer. The itineraries discover highlights and designated locations to whet jogging appetites.

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Download Day & Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Washington (Day and by Adrienne Schaefer PDF

By Adrienne Schaefer

Discover the simplest segments of the Pacific Crest path in Washington with this succinct and transportable advisor. rather than guiding hikers in the course of the onerous activity of mountain climbing the total Pacific Crest path, this advisor is helping tourists plan journeys that include climbing at the PCT. From the potent waters of the Columbia River to the majestic peaks of the North Cascades, the hikes accumulated during this e-book symbolize a end result of the author's reports alongside a path choked with tradition, heritage, and breathtaking surroundings. rigorously edited maps and elevation graphs generated with GPS facts amassed by means of the writer at the path can assist make any journey a hit. This cargo-pocket consultant deals author-tested suggestion to assist hikers utilize their time clear of civilization.

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Download One Best Hike: Grand Canyon: Everything You Need to Know to by Elizabeth Wenk PDF

By Elizabeth Wenk

One of the world's such a lot stunning locations, the Grand Canyon every year draws over four million viewers who peer over the sting of the abyss. A smaller variety of them trek from the rim to the banks of the Colorado River on one of many nation's best-known hikes. lots of those hikers are inadequately ready for the trials of what could be a lethal trip. This essential advisor describes the preferred path into the canyon -- the 16.2 mile round-trip direction from the South Rim to the Colorado River. It addresses the various attainable risks (extreme warmth, chilly, elevation gain/loss of over 9,000 feet), supplies suggestion on actual conditioning, and contains worthy charts, maps, and GPS waypoints for the simplest leisure issues. The hike itself is roofed mile by means of mile, with professional training and tricks alongside the way in which. skilled and beginner hikers alike will take advantage of its encouraging, can-do approach.

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Download Chamonix Mountain Adventures (Cicerone Mountain Guide) by Hilary Sharp PDF

By Hilary Sharp

This guidebook exhibits the monstrous diversity of actions to be had within the mountains surrounding Chamonix. With routes for a number of various targets together with strolling, path operating, mountain cycling, highway biking, through ferratas, mountain climbing, hiking and bouldering, it's a finished selection of every little thing this renowned zone has to offer.
All the routes and actions variety in hassle, from effortless strolls for all talents to average rock climbs and glacier hikes, which require both technical talents or a certified consultant. households, teams of neighbors and mountaineers trying to find a 'rest day' or a transformation to what they're used to will all locate whatever to whet their appetites here.
Chamonix has lengthy been a dream vacation spot for mountain adventures and its atmosphere is perfect for this type of various checklist of actions. This advisor permits you to take pleasure in its brilliant perspectives and popular summits in lots of alternative ways or through mix and matching your favourites.

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Download The Best Vail Valley Hikes and Snowshoe Routes: Colorado by The Colorado Mountain Club PDF

By The Colorado Mountain Club

The year-round consultant to twenty of the easiest Vail Valley hikes and snowshoe routes

* Trails for all skill degrees, every one supplying whatever certain for the customer or neighborhood alike

* specified instructions and full-color maps to aid you discover your way

* A guidebook that simply suits on your pack or again pocket


The Vail Valley is the house of serious downhill snowboarding, however it has additionally develop into a year-round playground for path working, golfing, biking, tennis, fly fishing, mountaineering, and snowshoeing.

As a part of the Colorado Mountain Club's best-selling Pack consultant sequence, The top Vail Valley Hikes and Snowshoe Routes explores the extra renowned and a few of the lesser recognized climbing and snowshoe routes within the valley. such a lot trailheads are inside of an hour's force of the Vail Valley and its namesake ski quarter. From the mysteriously captivating Gore variety to the evocative Holy go Ridge, and past, those hikes symbolize the simplest of what the Vail Valley can provide the hiker and snowshoer.

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Download Camping Ohio: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Tent and RV by Bob Frye PDF

By Bob Frye

No different campground guidebook focuses exclusively at the Prairie kingdom. Ohio deals a shocking array of quiet, out-of-the-way parks replete with lakes, rivers, rugged hills, or even rocky cliffs. Camping Ohio  opens the door to those locations. It includes:


Ø      updated path details and path descriptions

Ø      actual instructions to renowned in addition to less-traveled trails

Ø      trouble scores for every hike

Ø      ancient highlights

Ø      specific path maps

Ø      Zero-impact tenting, and desolate tract protection counsel and techniques

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Download Afoot & Afield: Inland Empire: 257 Spectacular Outings in by David Money Harris,Jennifer Money Harris PDF

By David Money Harris,Jennifer Money Harris

The Inland Empire —the region east of la and found essentially in San Bernardino and Riverside counties—is referred to as Southern California's vast yard. And with its mountain, foothill, valley, and desolate tract leisure possibilities, it s a hiker s paradise. Afoot & Afield Inland Afoot and Afield Inland Empire describes greater than 250 noteworthy hikes starting from effortless to very strenuous during this first entire mountain climbing advisor to the size and breadth of Inland Empire. those hikes discover Southern California s 3 tallest mountains, the stark great thing about the excessive wilderness, together with Joshua Tree nationwide Park and Mojave nationwide protect, in addition to trails that wind via city and local parks. each one hike is proven on custom-created maps that still contain GPS waypoints: the maps by myself are definitely worth the expense of the book.

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Download Tour of the Matterhorn: A trekking guide (Cicerone Guides) by Hilary Sharp PDF

By Hilary Sharp

A consultant to the excellent 145km trek round the Matterhorn, jogging anti-clockwise from Zermatt, with a massive number of surroundings and tradition. because the Matterhorn straddles the Swiss / Italian frontier, the trek visits either Switzerland and Italy, every one with its personal precise traditions, lifestyle and surroundings. The travel is going over excessive passes through Zinal, Arolla and Breuil, vacationing fascinating alpine villages the place lifestyles has infrequently replaced for hundreds of years, offering a worthy perception into neighborhood lifestyles. not just is the Matterhorn visible from either side, yet there also are amazing vantage issues for perspectives of a few of the different excessive summits of the area. The journey of the Matterhorn has been documented basically within the previous few years however the paths it makes use of are usually historic methods over passes major from one valley to a different. The travel comprises glacier crossings and typically takes approximately 8 to 10 days to accomplish. This consultant comprises feedback for shorter editions in addition to info for the ascent of peaks alongside the way.

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