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The Climb of My Life: Scaling Mountains with a Borrowed Heart
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
When Kelly Perkins learned she needed a heart transplant at the age of 30, she thought the active healthy life she loved was over. From the brink of death to the summit of Mt. Fuji, Kelly, with the support of her husband Craig, not only survived the transplant surgery, but became the first heart transplant patient to summit some of the world's most recognized peaks. The Climb of My Life tells the story of Kelly's transplant, recovery, and ...
The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2012 (Unofficial Guides)
With nearly 13 million visitors, the original Disneyland Park still ranks as one of America's Top 25 Visited Sites according to Forbes Traveler . Disneyland Park and Disney's California Adventure continue a 1 billion dollar expansion with new attractions based on the successful Pixar films- new attractions already added to the park include Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, Toy Story Mania, World of Color, and coming soon Goofy's Sky School and The ...
Scrambles Amongst the Alps/in the Years 1860-69 (Century Travellers)
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, ...
Colorado's Fourteeners, 2nd Ed.: From Hikes to Climbs
Since 1992, Colorado's Fourteeners has sold more than 40,000 copies, a testament to its accuracy and completeness. Now in its second edition, this climbing and hiking guide to Colorado's 14,000–foot peaks has been updated to include 250 routes. Besides the often–climbed standard routes, the guide describes many alternative and technical routes, with each route rated by grade, class, and snow steepness. Easy–to–read, full–color ...
Discovering The Magic Kingdom: An Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Guide
Joshua C. Shaffer
Never before has there been such a complete unofficial Disneyland guidebook for kids of all ages. Whether you are traveling for the first time or it's your family's annual trip, this vacation guide has it all! Discover the many exciting "fun facts" with this one-of-a-kind book, Discovering the Magic Kingdom: An Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Guide. Packed with ways to cut expenses such as planning your trip through AAA, how to plan a Disney ...
Magic Quizdom: Disneylandia Minutiae Semper Absurda
The trivia book of choice for Disneyland fanatics! Designed to appeal to both casual Disney lovers and hardcore fans, Magic Quizdom features trivia questions with three levels of difficulty, with the hardest questions left open-ended rather than multiple choice. Best of all, the answers to the trivia questions, given in their own sections, greatly expand upon the matter at hand. Paragraph-length answers provide additional details, explain the ...
Sand in the wind.
The Disneyland Encyclopedia: The Unofficial, Unauthorized, and Unprecedented History of Every Land, ...
Santa Monica Press
Spanning the entire history of the park, from its founding more than 50 years ago to the present, this fascinating book profiles 500 attractions, restaurants, stores, events, and significant people from the history of Disneyland®. Each of the main entries in the book examines in detail the history of a Disneyland® landmark, including how many of the most popular attractions went through several incarnations before becoming what they are ...
Don't Take No for an Answer!: 5 Proven Steps That Get You to Yes: A Guide for Exceptional Success in Business ...
Matterhorn Publishing, 2004
Book by Gideon, Bruno
Distant Peaks - A Journey through Cultures & Conquests
Millennial Mind Publishing
Distant Peaks is a chronicle of stories that detail the struggles and triumphs of a novice climber. Starting with a failed attempt on the Grand Teton during a climbing trip with his father, Peter Len gained respect for the mountains along with a thirst for summit success. Since then, his quest has taken him back to the Grand Teton and across the oceans to attempt some of the classic mountains of the world, including Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, ...
Alpine Ski Mountaineering Western Alps: Volume 1 (Cicerone Winter and Ski Mountaineering)
Cicerone Press Limited
The European Alps offer some of the finest and most accessible ski mountaineering in the world. A combination of magnificent and varied terrain, an enviable snow record, excellent public transport, unrivalled hut system and a long ski season make them a focus for mountaineers and skiers throughout the world. The Classic Haute Route, the traverse between Chamonix and Zermatt described in this guide, is without doubt the most sought after ski tour ...
Snowshoe Trails of Yosemite
Yosemite is one of the great natural wonders of the world but much of it has been relatively inaccessible when snow covers the ground. Now, author Michael C. White opens up a whole world of possibilities. For those folks willing to travel under their own power, a new playground exists. Like his best-selling Snowshoe Trails of Tahoe, White describes the area's best snowshoe trips, all chosen for their great scenery and easy accessibility. With ...
The Snow Leopard and the Ibex
Douglas W. Farnell
Daniel Prescott, the soft-spoken owner of a small education software company in Seattle, has arranged to join his international business partner on a climbing holiday in the Swiss Alps. Their objective is the famous Matterhorn, a goal Daniel has held since childhood. But their plans are interrupted when Daniel's company is threatened by elements of the U.S. financial crisis. He is unable to get an expansion of credit from any U.S. bank and flies ...
Don't Die In Bed: The Brief, Intense Life of Richard Halliburton
John H. Alt
Richard Halliburton was a misfit, a rebel, in an America coming of age in the world. He couldn't see himself fitting into that America, although he was very much its product with his can-do attitude and his things-will-get-better belief. For all that, he was a round peg faced with nothing but the square holes his country offered him. He just could not see things the way most people saw them. His parents wanted him to play by the rules, to live ...
CH is for Chocolate: Individually Wrapped Tastes of Switzerland
Mary Ann Miller
Vegetable gardens for rent by the square meter. Daredevil sledding in the shadow of the Matterhorn. A plot of woods named "Amerika." A secret passage in a centuries-old barn. These are some of the images Mary Ann Miller uncovers in this fresh collection of travel writing. Fluent in German and armed with a brand new B.A. degree in International Studies and English Literature, Miller embarks on a quest to discover Switzerland and share her ...
Peach Publishing, 2011
This is the remarkable testimony of the unsung heroines of the Second World War: the ‘ordinary’ housewives of Britain and Germany who were left to survive without their menfolk, sometimes for over seven years. The story is told in their own words – dramatic, funny, tragic, poignant. Each letter or journal, seen here for the first time, gives a unique insight into the effects of war on everyday life and relationships. Though women on both ...
Jewel Heist (Mike Hamel's Matterhorn the Brave, No. 4)
Living Ink Books
MIKE HAMEL'S MATTERHORN, THE BRAVE PITFALLS, KIDNAPPING, AND INSPIRATION Matterhorn the Brave is an exciting new juvenile fiction series about four young children who are recruited to keep an eye on the portals of earth that connect all realms of space and time. Jewel Heist, book four in the Matterhorn the Brave series, opens with the kidnapping of princess Jewel by a wraith from First realm. Matterhorn and the baron follow ...
Climb: Stories of Survival from Rock, Snow and Ice (Adrenaline)
From the rigours and risks of high-altitude climbing on Everest to the challenges of scaling El Captain's 3,000 vertical feet, this collection examines the subject of mountaineering through the eyes of gifted writers with great stories to tell. These stories reveal climbing's allure as well as its terrible risks. Legendary Yosemite veteran John Long recalls the joys of climbing the world's hardest rock routes in the company of friends whose ...
Acts of Honor
Richard H Dickinson
For Morgan Buckner, guard duty at Abu Ghraib prison turns deadly during the fall of 2003 when his only friend is murdered during a prison riot. The young soldier exacts his revenge in a manner that elicits valuable information from the murderous prisoner but violates the Geneva Conventions. When the information pays dividends that save American lives, General Robert Tannerbeck must decide whether to put the welfare of his men ahead of ...
Memoirs of a Dinosaur Mountaineer
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
*Memoirs of a Dinosaur Mountaineer* brings to the reader the life and times of mountaineer, geologist, and artist, Dee Molenaar. We read about Molenaar's childhood, growing up in the hills and on the beaches of southern California in the early 1900s. Later we travel with Molenaar across six continents - to the summits of Mount Saint Elias, Mount Kennedy, and the Matterhorn; to 25,000 ' on K2; to Antarctica; to Australia, to Peru; and to the base ...
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