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Go Outside and Come Back Better: Benefits from Nature That Everyone Should Know

Ron Lizzi · River Stream Media
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

Go Outside and Come Back Better is nature's brochure, an inspirational travel essay woven through a landscape photography collection. Readers will discover nature's power to teach, inspire, and improve lives. With 160 color photos from parks in all 50 U.S. states, Go Outside combines...
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Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

Richard Louv · Algonquin Books
Format: Paperback

"I like to play indoors better 'cause that's where all the electrical outlets are," reports a fourth-grader. Never before in history have children been so plugged in—and so out of touch with the natural world. In this groundbreaking new work, child advocacy expert...

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Babes in the Woods: The Woman's Guide To Eating Well, Sleeping Well, And Having Fun In The Backcountry

Bobbi Hoadley
Format: Book

Bobbi Hoadley offers this fun guide for women who want to be wild--but don't want to suffer through their time in the wilderness. Hoadley introduces the concepts of wilderness or backcountry adventure for the novice and experienced camper alike. Her tips on personal hygiene, traveling...

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Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids: A Guide to Getting Your Kids Active in the Great Outdoors

Eugene Buchanan · Heliconia Press
Format: Book

There is a movement upon us and it's full of parents who refuse to let their children become a statistic of childhood obesity, and who understand the fate of the environment rests with connecting their kids with the outdoors. Outdoors Parents, Outdoor Kids shines a much needed headlamp...
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Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running

Lisa Jhung · VeloPress
Format: Print book

Trailhead is a witty, fun guide to all things trail running. Veteran trail runner, triathlete, and adventure racer Lisa Jhung offers this illustrated pocket guide to all runners curious about running off road or wanting to run farther into the backcountry. She offers authoritative advice...
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Idaho: A Climbing Guide, 2nd Edition

Tom Lopez
Format: Book

* The most-referenced guidebook for Idaho climbers

* Includes the trails, approaches, and access information for Idaho's peaks

Whether it's a technical ascent of the great west wall of Elephants Perch or a scramble to the summit of 12,662-foot Mount Borah,...

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Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die: Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

Chris Santella · Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die is the latest offering in the bestselling Fifty Places series. Chris Santella, along with top expedition leaders, explores the world's greatest walking adventures. Some, such as the Lunana Snowman Trek in Bhutan and the Kangshung Valley Trek in Tibet,...
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Families on Foot: Urban Hikes to Backyard Treks and National Park Adventures

Jennifer Pharr Davis · Falcon Guides
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Down and Dirty Tips and Tricks for Families on the Trail

Published in partnership with the American Hiking Society, Families on Foot offers practical advice and engaging activities to make hiking even more fun for families. You'll find clever ideas and inspiration that apply to kids...
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Castle Rocks Idaho: A Climber's Guide

Dave Bingham
Format: Book

Castle Rocks, Idaho - a magical place of spires, peaceful meadows and rugged backcountry - opened to the public for the first time in 2003. With this "Explorer's Edition" guide, you can discover this unique preserve for yourself. This book has all the information you need...

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Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike

Grant Petersen · Workman Publishing Company; 1 edition
Format: Print book

In the same way that Michael Pollan's slim bestseller Food Rules brought a gust of common sense to the everyday activity of eating, Just Ride is a revelation. Forget the ultralight, uncomfortable bikes, flashy jerseys, clunky shoes that clip onto tiny pedals, the grinding out of endless...
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The Complete Wilderness Paddler

James West Davidson · Knopf; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A combination of detailed instruction and text (based on actual adventures) of all the techniques of canoe camping and wilderness cruising. You learn how to "find a river," navigate, cope with accidents and much more. With 65 drawings and 11 maps. --This text refers to the Paperback...
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Path of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing

Bill Mason
Format: Paperback

Excerpted from the Introduction The land Canoeing in North America has expanded in recent years to include practically every part of the map. In the United States people of all ages are taking to the rivers in ever-increasing numbers. Rivers that once were considered too dangerous...
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Paddle Your Own Kayak: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Kayaking

Gary McGuffin
Format: Book

Paddle Your Own Canoe set a new standard for how-to-canoe books. In this companion title, Gary and Joanie McGuffin use the same model for the art of kayaking. The authors discuss the kayak's Inuit history, types of kayaking, recommended kayak sizes and shapes, and proper...

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Montana and Idaho's Continental Divide Trail: The Official Guide

Lynna Prue Howard
Format: Book

This book picks up the Continental Divide Trail in Idaho at the western border of Yellowstone National Park and takes the reader some 900 miles all the way to the Canadian border. From the Beaverhead Mountains in the Bitterroot Range to the Scapegoat and Bob Marshall Wilderness, Idaho...

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Hiking Wyoming's Wind River Range

Ron Adkison · FalconGuides
Pages: 276
Format: Book

Detailed descriptions and maps to get you to 40 wilderness trails in the range and offering suggestions for day hikes, extended trips, and off-trail exploration.
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Hiking Hot Springs in the Pacific Northwest, 4th

Evie Litton

Descriptions of 140 hike-to hot springs in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia.
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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

Florence Williams · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.

For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; and Nikola...

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Backpacker Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike

Liz Thomas · Falcon Guides
Pages: 328
Format: Paperback

Make the Dream of a Long Distance Thru-Hike a Reality

Have you been dreaming of the summer when you can hike the Appalachian Trail? Or marvel at the snow-capped peaks along the Pacific Crest Trail? Or simply section hike the Continental Divide Trail? In Backpacker's Long Trails,...
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On Trails: An Exploration

Robert Moor · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

"The best outdoors book of the year" - Sierra Club
"Stunning ... A wondrous nonfiction debut" - Departures
"Moor's book is enchanting" - The Boston Globe
"A wanderer's dream" - The...
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Adventure Cats: Living Nine Lives to the Fullest

Laura Moss · Workman
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Just when you thought you knew all there was to know about cats comes the ultimate - and unexpected - guide to taking your cat into the wild. Here are cats walking on a leash. Cats hiking on a leash. Cats tramping through snow. Cats camping. Cats kayaking, canoeing, even surfing...
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Women Who Tri: A Reluctant Athlete's Journey Into the Heart of America's Newest Obsession

Difabio Alicia. · VeloPress
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

What would you do if half your town caught triathlon mania?

If you're like Alicia DiFabio -- a minivan-driving, harried mother of four small children whose daily look features stained yoga pants, a messy ponytail, and a big diaper bag -- you would shrug your shoulders and try to hold...

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