Outdoors enthusiasts and buyers of the National Geographic Survival Manual snapped up 70,000 copies of The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide by Andrew Skurka, Outside magazine's Adventurer of the Year. This second edition will feature 16 new pages (including food on the trail and other essentials), and update all gear recommendations.
With descriptions of the vibrant local markets, food, wine and the Italian landscape, this book intends to inspire readers to embark on their own journeys - whether that be flying to a foreign country in search of themselves, or savouring one of the book's dozens of delicious seasonal recipes.
Presents the author's six month motorcycle trip of 20,000 miles and reaching the four extremes of Europe: the Arctic Circle in the north, the Mediterranean coast in the south, the Portuguese Atlantic to the west and the Iraqi border of Turkey in the east.
My eyes lifted to the horizon and the unmistakable snowy outline of Everest. Everest, the mountain of my childhood dreams. A mountain that has haunted me my whole life. A mountain I have seen hundreds of times in photographs and films but never in real life.