20 Best Outdoor Adventure Books + My Favorite Resources to Get Started Hiking and Climbing
There’s a good chance you landed here because you grabbed my free Outdoor Badass Starter Kit. On page 9 of that guide I talk about 20 of my favorite outdoor adventure books and my favorite resources to get started hiking and climbing.
Here is the list for now. I’ll be adding some descriptions soon on why these books are in my top picks, but I wanted to get things up and running for your reference.
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my favorite outdoor adventure stories
01) The Last Season
03) Into The Wild
04) Dead Mountain
05) Women Who Dare
07) Into Thin Air
Best Hiking Books for Training and Skills Development
10) Lighten Up!
Best Rock Climbing Books for Training and Skills Development
Best Rock Climbing Mental Training Books
17) Vertical Mind
18) Espresso Lessons
Best Nutrition Books
Allison - She Dreams of Alpine
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The Ultimate 3-5 Day Backpacking Packing List for 2019 (+ Backpacking Checklist PDF ) | Don’t hit the trails without double checking if you have all the backpacking gear you need. This backpacking checklist goes over everything you might need on a 3-5 day backpacking trip (with a printable checklist), plus my personal recommendations on the best gear for each of the different items. | shedreamsofalpine.com
The Essential Havasu Falls Packing List | Hiking into Havasu Falls is on of the best ways to experience this trail and the Havasu waterfalls. Make sure you have the right backpacking gear essentials with you for this beautiful backpacking and camping trip in Arizona! Post includes free Havasupai packing list printable for easy reference. | shedreamsofalpine.com
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