High on Adventure II

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ISBN: 1563841150
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 159
Author: Stephen Lee Arrington
Publisher: Huntington House Pub

Download and read online High on Adventure II in PDF and EPUB Steve Arrington recalls exciting adventures from his life as a chief diver for The Cousteau Society. He contrasts the excitement of living in God's light with the darkness he once knew.


High on Adventure

Filename: high-on-adventure.pdf
ISBN: 1563840820
Release Date: 1994-12-01
Number of pages: 160
Author: Stephen Arrington
Publisher: Vital Issues Press

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High Adventure

Filename: high-adventure.pdf
ISBN: 9780195167344
Release Date: 1955
Number of pages: 245
Author: Edmund Hillary
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Download and read online High Adventure in PDF and EPUB "With nimble words and a straightforward style, New Zealand mountaineering legend Hillary recollects the bravery and frustration, the agony and glory that marked his Everest odyssey. From the 1951 expedition that led to the discovery of the southern route, through the grueling Himalayan training of 1952, and on to the successful 1953 expedition led by Colonel John Hunt, Hillary conveys in precise language the mountain's unforgiving conditions. In explicit detail he recalls an Everest where chaotic icefalls force costly detours, unstable snow ledges promise to avalanche at the slightest misstep, and brutal weather shifts from pulse-stopping cold to fiendish heat in mere minutes.".


High Adventure

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ISBN: 1931755086
Release Date: 2001-09-01
Number of pages: 326
Author: Donald E. Westlake
Publisher:

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High Adventure in Tibet

Filename: high-adventure-in-tibet.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105041126595
Release Date: 1959
Number of pages: 225
Author: David Plymire
Publisher:

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High Adventure

Filename: high-adventure.pdf
ISBN: 9780195167344
Release Date: 1955
Number of pages: 245
Author: Edmund Hillary
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Download and read online High Adventure in PDF and EPUB "With nimble words and a straightforward style, New Zealand mountaineering legend Hillary recollects the bravery and frustration, the agony and glory that marked his Everest odyssey. From the 1951 expedition that led to the discovery of the southern route, through the grueling Himalayan training of 1952, and on to the successful 1953 expedition led by Colonel John Hunt, Hillary conveys in precise language the mountain's unforgiving conditions. In explicit detail he recalls an Everest where chaotic icefalls force costly detours, unstable snow ledges promise to avalanche at the slightest misstep, and brutal weather shifts from pulse-stopping cold to fiendish heat in mere minutes.".


High and Wild

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ISBN: UCSC:32106015911693
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 224
Author: Galen A. Rowell
Publisher: Spotted Dog PressInc

Download and read online High and Wild in PDF and EPUB Galen Rowell has visited some of the most beautiful and least trampled parts of Alaska, made some breathtaking new ascents, including a reckless speed climb of Mount McKinley . . . High & Wild is a book to be read again and again and to feast on in times of despair. Charles S. Houston, M.D., Leader 1938, 1953 American K2 Expeditions Galen Rowell is the best among those who now chronicle mountaineering expeditions. By perceptively viewing the mountains not only in the historical context of those who sought them, but also in their ecological setting, the landscapes, peoples, wild animals, he imbues the remote summits with lasting life. George Schaller author of The Stones of Silence . . . Hetch Hetchy . . . Half Dome . . . Alaska . . .The Cirque of the Unclimbables . . . in all these places he took stunning pictures, pictures of the inaccessible and the fabulously picturesque. Accompanying these gorgeous shots, composed with a heroic eye on precipices and polar air, are his compelling narratives of the climbs that made them possible. New York Times He is a superb photographer . . . [High and Wild] admits us to an extraordinary world of great expanse and significance as few books do. San Francisco Chronicle The impeccable photojournalism of Galen Rowell makes wilderness exploration seem even more majestic. Publishers Weekly Few photographers capture the spirit and substance of high and wild places the way Galen Rowell does. He earned fame first as a climber, and now . . . hes possibly the worlds best-known photojournalist. Outside Magazine


First Love And High Adventure

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ISBN: 9781434972026
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Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

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Adventure at High Risk

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ISBN: 9781493014132
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Number of pages: 224
Author: Cameron Burns
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online Adventure at High Risk in PDF and EPUB A collection of some of the world’s greatest adventures Anyone with a thirst for adventure and a courageous spirit will be captivated by the tales of endurance, determination, strength of mind, and perseverance recounted in this outstanding compilation. The stories in this book, be they fact or fiction, represent some of the most gripping and illuminating writing ever penned on the subject of adventure from across the globe. From straightforward narratives to spiritual reveries, adventure prompts men and women to pour forth essays, articles, and books that are unlike any other field of literature. Editors Kerry L. Burns and Cameron M. Burns showcase the amazingly vast spectrum that adventure literature offers. With contributions by: Matt Gerdes Linus Lawrence Platt Robyn Davidson Jon Turk Cameron M. Burns Doug Peacock Peter McBride Stephen Venables Roger W. Brucker Richard A. Watson Chris Davenport Jonathan Waterman John Ackerman Dean Cummings Christina Dodwell Edmund Stump


Biography as High Adventure

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ISBN: 0870235141
Release Date: 1986
Number of pages: 146
Author: Stephen B. Oates
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press

Download and read online Biography as High Adventure in PDF and EPUB This volume is concerned exclusively with biography as a narrative art, comprising essays by ten people who have actually practiced the form.



Adventure Sports Coaching

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ISBN: 9781317753957
Release Date: 2015-03-24
Number of pages: 270
Author: Matt Berry
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Adventure Sports Coaching in PDF and EPUB Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by adventure sports coaches, such as the dynamic natural environment and the requirement to train athletes to levels of high performance outside of traditional structures of competition, and explores both key theory and best practice. The book covers key topics such as: Skill acquisition and skill development Models of learning and teaching Performance analysis Tactics and decision-making Training principles Mental skills techniques Goal setting and progression Risk management Each chapter contains applied examples from a range of adventure sports, including mountaineering, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, and winter sport, as well as practical coaching techniques and a guide to further reading. Written by a team of authors with wide experience of coaching, teaching, researching and high performance participation in adventure sports, this book is invaluable reading for any student or practitioner with an interest in adventure, outdoor education, sports coaching or lifestyle sport.


Philosophy Risk and Adventure Sports

Filename: philosophy-risk-and-adventure-sports.pdf
ISBN: 9781134264360
Release Date: 2007-06-11
Number of pages: 216
Author: Mike J. McNamee
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Philosophy Risk and Adventure Sports in PDF and EPUB With interest and participation in extreme and adventure sports growing year on year, the time is ripe for a thoughtful and analytical assessment of this phenomenon from a rigorous philosophical perspective. This collection of essays is the first single-source treatment of adventure sports from an exclusively philosophical standpoint. The text offers students a uniquely focused reader of this burgeoning area of interest and provides scholars with a source book for further studies in this area. Featuring contributions from well-respected writers in the field who each also have personal familiarity of participation in adventure and extreme sports, this is set to become a classic analysis of the intersections between philosophy and extreme experiences, encompassing essential related concepts of elation, danger, death, wilderness and authenticity.


Adventure on the High Sea

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ISBN: 9781465316592
Release Date: 2006-06-13
Number of pages: 87
Author: Susan Barry Blair
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Download and read online Adventure on the High Sea in PDF and EPUB "Adventure on the High Sea! A Family´s Sailing voyage Across the Atlantic" is a true story for young readers ages 8 to 13 but should also appeal to a parent ́s sense of adventure. A young girl and her family set out for the adventure opportunity of a lifetime. It’s an exciting story about a family’s life onboard a 38-foot sailboat and their many experiences along the way. They embark on a year-long voyage beginning in England with proposed stops in Spain, the Canary Islands, the Caribbean and Bermuda. Nothing ever goes as planned and their journey detours to Africa and later to America where they eventually settled. susanbarryblair.com


High Adventure

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ISBN: 9782335012286
Release Date: 2015-01-26
Number of pages: 258
Author: James Norman Hall
Publisher: Primento

Download and read online High Adventure in PDF and EPUB "It was on a cool, starlit evening, early in September, 1916 that I first met Drew of Massachusetts, and actually began my adventures as a prospective member of the Escadrille Américaine."