By Erik Peters
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„Ein Buch [...], das durch flotte, humorvolle Schreibe überzeugt. Ein empfehlenswerter Lesegenuss.“ -- Motorrad,
„Motorradreiseführer und spannende Lektüre in einem, macht dieser Bericht mit Land und Leuten, skurrilen Begegnungen, aufregenden Ereignissen und der Seelenwelt der beiden Reisenden bekannt.“-- Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger
„[...] Erik (Peters) erzählt in frischer und ungekünstelter Weise eine spannende tale, die Lust auf sofortige Nachahmung macht.“ -- Bikers News
„Erik Peters hat es gekonnt vermieden, diese Reise ausschließlich aus dem Sattel zu beschreiben – er steigt immer wieder ab, betrachtet aufmerksam Land und Leute, erzählt wie ein guter Reiseführer kleine Geschichten. Lesestoff additionally auch für jene, die fürs Fernweh keinen Motorradführerschein brauchen.“ --Süddeutsche Zeitung
„Die Geschichte [...] ist mit allem gewürzt, was once gute Unterwegsgeschichten ausmacht: skurrilen Begegnungen, dramatischen Momenten und einer doppelten Dosis Selbstironie. --Motorrad News
"Wie guy einen Reisebericht für den Leser spannend, abwechslungsreich, interessant und amüsant gestaltet, das zeigt Erik Peters in „Cologne-Shanghai“. Auf 224 Seiten mit vielen persönlichen Empfindungen beschreibt der Autor seinen mehrmonatigen journey vom Rhein an den Jangtsekiang. guy erlebt die Pannen mit, taucht ein in das Wechselbad der Gefühle zwischen kaputtem Getriebe und erfolgreicher Reparatur, ist bei Begegnungen mit abgedrehten Russen hautnah dabei und fühlt mit dem Schreiber mit, wenn er am Ende der Reise seine Yamaha verkaufen muss. Dazu gibt es eine ganze Menge lehrreicher Informationen über Länder und Leute. Ein Buch, das Lust macht, selber den wilden Osten zu erobern." –Motorradfahrer
By Dennis Kelsall,Jan Kelsall
By Kent Dannen
FalconGuides have set the normal for out of doors guidebooks for greater than thirty-five years. Written by means of best specialists, every one advisor invitations you to event the journey and wonder of the outside.
Look inside of to find:
- Hikes fitted to each ability
- Mile-by-mile directional cues
- Difficulty scores, path contacts, fees/permits, and most sensible climbing seasons
- An index of hikes by means of category—from effortless day hikes to waterfalls
- Invaluable trip-planning details, together with neighborhood accommodation and campgrounds
- Full-color pictures throughout
- GPS coordinates
By Alex Kosseff
This thoroughly revised and up to date advisor from the Appalachian Mountain membership info the serious talents and ideas each specialist or volunteer outside chief must comprehend. via easy-to-remember management types, case reports, and his personal vast management adventure, writer Alex Kosseff explores such themes as powerful decision-making, workforce dynamics and conversation, self-awareness and review, backcountry ethics, and extra. additionally incorporated are a brand new bankruptcy on thoughts for best and motivating early life and multiplied assurance of possibility and quandary management.
INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:
■ available ideas for brand new and skilled leaders
■ complete insurance of management concepts
■ Case experiences, suggestion, and anecdotes from specialists on journey making plans, determination making, management kinds, educating, and communication
■ crucial examining lists for additional study
ALEX KOSSEFF is director of the outside defense Institute, the place he advises outdoors schooling and sport enterprises on danger administration, employees education, and volunteer-based courses. He has two decades of out of doors management adventure, having labored as an Outward sure leader teacher and employees coach, backpacking and canoeing journey chief, environmental educator, and desert medication teacher. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.
“A thorough, field-tested exam of what makes the simplest outside leaders . . . and the way one in every of them can be you.”—Robert Birkby, writer of the Boy Scout instruction manual, Mountain insanity, and evenly at the Land
"An extraordinary source for either leaders and fans . . . Vignettes from a wide selection of outside journeys successfully illustrate Kosseff's points."—Trail & Timberline, Colorado Mountain membership magazine
"An first-class source for leaders new and outdated. . . . it is a well-written, stress-free management source that might be worthy to a person answerable for major journeys . . ."—Dan Garvey, President, Prescott university (1st version review)
"Whether you're an aspiring or skilled outside chief, this paintings will be on your library--where you could succeed in it."—Jed Williamson, Editor of injuries in North American climbing (1st version review)
". . . tackles a fancy subject in a transparent & attractive demeanour. tales of genuine management occasions support increase critical-thinking abilities . . . ."—Ian Wade, govt Director, Outward certain overseas, Inc (1st variation review)
TABLE OF CONTENTS
2 Getting Started
4 determination Making
5 management Styles
6 educating and Facilitation
7 box Safety
9 top Youth
11 day trip Behavior
12 crew habit and Development
14 journey Planning
15 Organizational probability Management
16 Environmental Stewardship
17 be sure to Have Fun
Appendix: additional Reading
By Lisa Densmore Ballard
Whether to soak up a 360-degree view mountaintop view, a dramatic waterfall, or a pristine pond, this e-book takes readers to thirty-five of the easiest day hikes and weekend backpacking journeys within the eco-friendly Mountains, a few famous and others off the crushed direction.
By Paula Constant
Having walked greater than 5000 kilometres from Trafalgar sq. to Morocco, Paula consistent reveals herself on the westernmost fringe of the Sahara wasteland - and the edge of sanity. The wheels have fallen off her marriage and her cash are fast drying up, yet she is decided to accomplish the second one level: jogging during the romantic large Empty of Northern Africa to Cairo. Sahara is the tale of Paula's fight to beat her innermost demons and take keep watch over of her trip, her camels and the lads she hires to steer her via certainly one of planet's such a lot severe areas. affliction, landmines and political pink tape stand among Paula and the realisation of a life's dream. Sahara is an exhilarating experience and a narrative of pleasure, heartache, thought and melancholy. yet, notably, it is a occasion of the human spirit in all its guises.
By Robin Walker
By Matthew Owen
During my hike, I saw quite a few ways in which hikers had ready, the various methods they selected to camp, and all of the alternative ways hikers selected to move approximately their thru-hike. It involved me as I observed how each person had their very own technique to hike the path. As thru-hikers usually say: Hike your personal hike. After approximately 1,000 miles into my thru-hike, i started to give some thought to a sequence of suggestions whereas sitting in camp round the fireplace. i'd envision this green hiker strolling up trying to find a spot to establish camp, most likely on his first backpacking journey. If this meant hiker sat down via the fireplace and requested me a query; for instance approximately the best way to water-resistant boots, how one can purify ingesting water, or how one can arrange camp within the rain…what might I inform this hiker? The extra i assumed approximately it, the extra i started to consider the solutions I had came across from my very own questions. finally that one considered, “…what might I inform an green hiker?,” resulted in this booklet. by the point I accomplished the Appalachian path, this publication was once already written within my head. And now, i'm proud to claim this e-book is written down on paper. when you actually have questions about getting ready for a longer hike just like the Appalachian path, i am hoping you discover the solutions in your questions inside of this book.
By Craig Luebben
"Climbing anchors enable climbers to securely defy gravity. reliable anchors and correct rope recommendations can hinder a fall from becoming a disaster, whereas undesirable anchors are an twist of fate ready to happen," says qualified consultant Craig Luebben, who invented his personal form of mountain climbing safety, the massive Bro. considering that then, he taught mountain climbing to countless numbers of consumers and has performed self-rescue clinics around the usa. He distills greater than twenty-five years of expertise into Rock mountaineering Anchors.
This access within the Mountaineers outside professional sequence, for intermediate-to-advanced climbers, offers sleek anchoring rules and strategies for top-roping, rappelling, game hiking, conventional mountain climbing, and mountaineering-all in a single finished advisor. Luebben covers the finer issues of all kinds of ordinary anchors: detachable anchors together with hexes, stressed nuts, tri-cams, increasing wedges, expandable tubes, and cams; normal anchors equivalent to bushes and boulders; and glued anchors like bolts and pitons. images convey numerous equipment placements, observed by way of dialogue of the professionals and cons of every.
By Reinhold Messner