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Great adventures : experience the world at its breathtaking best, [written by Andrew Bain ... [et. al]

Label
Great adventures : experience the world at its breathtaking best
Title
Great adventures
Title remainder
experience the world at its breathtaking best
Statement of responsibility
[written by Andrew Bain ... [et. al]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This showcase of the world{u2019}s most thrilling adventures takes you by boot, pedal, or paddle to awe-inspiring natural spectacles and on adrenalin-charged endeavours
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
910.202
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G516
LC item number
.G74 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bain, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travel
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Vacations
Label
Great adventures : experience the world at its breathtaking best, [written by Andrew Bain ... [et. al]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmographies, and index
Contents
Hike. Tramp New Zealand's Milford Track -- Summit a Nepalese trekking peak -- Walk Turkey's Lycian Way -- Trek Chile's Torres del Paine -- Find the Source of the Oxus -- Take on the tour du Mont Blanc -- Hike Ethiopia's Simien Mountains -- Hike California's John Muir Trail -- Trek Corsica's GR20 Trail -- Walk Australia's Larapinta Trail -- Amble England's South West Coast -- Hike Alaska's Chilkoot Trail. Dive. Dive Bikini Atoll -- Dive with sharks in South Africa -- Dive Iceland's Tectonic Plates -- Snorkel South Africa's Sardine Run -- Dive the Yucatan's Cenotes -- Swim with whale sharks. Bike. Mountain bike Moab's Slickrock Trail --Cycle through Vietnam --Mountain bike Coed y Brenin -- Cycle the Annapurna Circuit -- Ride the Tour de France's high passes -- Mountain bike the Great Divide -- Cycle Canada's Icefield's Parkway -- Pedal the Camino de Santiago -- Cycle Prince Edward Island. Above & Below. Canyoneer Utah's Paria Canyon -- Paraglide Mont Blanc -- Plunge into the caves of Belize -- Balloon over Sossusvlei, Namibia -- Caving England's Peak District. Climb. Climb the nose of El Capitan -- Climb Mt Roraima, Venezuela -- Climb Mt Everest -- Take the Three Peaks challenge -- Summit Mt Kilimanjaro -- Climb volcanoes in Kamchatka -- Scale Vie Ferrate in the Dolomites -- Climb Argentina's Mt Aconcagua -- Rock climb at Railay, Thailand --Bouldering at Fontainebleau -- Ice & Snow. Ice trek Argentina's Moreno Glacier -- Ice climb at Banff -- Ski tour the Haute Route -- Ice trek Zanskar in India -- Dog-sled the Yukon -- Snowshoe Bulgaria's Rila Mountains. Animals. See Pandas in China -- Walk with wolves in Yellowstone -- Track mountain gorillas in Uganda -- Wash elephants in Thailand -- Explore Kruger's wilderness trails -- Ride with the Khampas -- Camel trek in Wadi Rum. Water. White-water sledge in New Zealand -- Windsurf the Columbia River Gorge -- Row the Thames -- Kayak and cruise Antarctica -- Raft the Amazon -- Coasteering in Pembrokeshire -- Sail Croatia's Dalmatian Coast -- Raft the source of the Nile -- Canoe Florida's Wilderness Waterway -- Raft Tasmania's Franklin River -- Paddle with Orcas in British Columbia -- Raft the Colorado River -- Kayak the Yasawa Islands -- Row across Siberia's Lake Baikal -- Kayak Mosquito Bay. Drive. Race a rickshaw -- Drive the world's deadliest road -- Race the Plymouth-Banjul Rally -- Jeep the Pamir Highway -- Drive the Canning stock route
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9781742209647
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • sky251423908
  • (OCoLC)798410573
  • 836731
Label
Great adventures : experience the world at its breathtaking best, [written by Andrew Bain ... [et. al]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmographies, and index
Contents
Hike. Tramp New Zealand's Milford Track -- Summit a Nepalese trekking peak -- Walk Turkey's Lycian Way -- Trek Chile's Torres del Paine -- Find the Source of the Oxus -- Take on the tour du Mont Blanc -- Hike Ethiopia's Simien Mountains -- Hike California's John Muir Trail -- Trek Corsica's GR20 Trail -- Walk Australia's Larapinta Trail -- Amble England's South West Coast -- Hike Alaska's Chilkoot Trail. Dive. Dive Bikini Atoll -- Dive with sharks in South Africa -- Dive Iceland's Tectonic Plates -- Snorkel South Africa's Sardine Run -- Dive the Yucatan's Cenotes -- Swim with whale sharks. Bike. Mountain bike Moab's Slickrock Trail --Cycle through Vietnam --Mountain bike Coed y Brenin -- Cycle the Annapurna Circuit -- Ride the Tour de France's high passes -- Mountain bike the Great Divide -- Cycle Canada's Icefield's Parkway -- Pedal the Camino de Santiago -- Cycle Prince Edward Island. Above & Below. Canyoneer Utah's Paria Canyon -- Paraglide Mont Blanc -- Plunge into the caves of Belize -- Balloon over Sossusvlei, Namibia -- Caving England's Peak District. Climb. Climb the nose of El Capitan -- Climb Mt Roraima, Venezuela -- Climb Mt Everest -- Take the Three Peaks challenge -- Summit Mt Kilimanjaro -- Climb volcanoes in Kamchatka -- Scale Vie Ferrate in the Dolomites -- Climb Argentina's Mt Aconcagua -- Rock climb at Railay, Thailand --Bouldering at Fontainebleau -- Ice & Snow. Ice trek Argentina's Moreno Glacier -- Ice climb at Banff -- Ski tour the Haute Route -- Ice trek Zanskar in India -- Dog-sled the Yukon -- Snowshoe Bulgaria's Rila Mountains. Animals. See Pandas in China -- Walk with wolves in Yellowstone -- Track mountain gorillas in Uganda -- Wash elephants in Thailand -- Explore Kruger's wilderness trails -- Ride with the Khampas -- Camel trek in Wadi Rum. Water. White-water sledge in New Zealand -- Windsurf the Columbia River Gorge -- Row the Thames -- Kayak and cruise Antarctica -- Raft the Amazon -- Coasteering in Pembrokeshire -- Sail Croatia's Dalmatian Coast -- Raft the source of the Nile -- Canoe Florida's Wilderness Waterway -- Raft Tasmania's Franklin River -- Paddle with Orcas in British Columbia -- Raft the Colorado River -- Kayak the Yasawa Islands -- Row across Siberia's Lake Baikal -- Kayak Mosquito Bay. Drive. Race a rickshaw -- Drive the world's deadliest road -- Race the Plymouth-Banjul Rally -- Jeep the Pamir Highway -- Drive the Canning stock route
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9781742209647
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • sky251423908
  • (OCoLC)798410573
  • 836731

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