Among Nature ...
Published on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Appalachian Trail, a wry account by the author of The Lost Continent traces an adventurous trek past the trail's natural pleasures, human eccentrics, and offbeat comforts. Now a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.
A Walk In The Woods,
by Bill Bryson
Up the Highest Mountain
Chronicles the history of Everest exploration throughout the twentieth century, from early surveys and reconnaissance expeditions, through the first successful ascent, to contemporary attempts.
Everest : Summit of Achievement,
by Royal Geographical Society, London
Across Europe ...
At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey—to walk to Constantinople. Leigh Fermor’s book explores a remarkable moment in time. Hitler has just come to power but war is still ahead, as he walks through a Europe soon to be forever changed...
Time of Gifts: On Foot To Constantinople,
by Patrick Leigh Fermor
On Another Planet ...
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there...
by Andy Weir