Stuck Inside but Craving Adventure - Book Edition!

April 20, 2020

Quarantine Adventure Hack #1: Read outdoor-inspired books

What better way to escape the walls of your home than by immersing yourself in the adventures of others? Here are some books inspired by the great outdoors to satisfy your adventure cravings. Although bookstores and libraries are closed, e-books are only a click away, making them a great option during social distancing.  

Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-and-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods by Jake Jarmillo

#nonfiction #urbanadventures #PNW #walks

Jake Jaramillo and Cathy Jaramillo
Seattle Stairway Walks

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 

#literaryfiction #mystery #northcarolina #coastaladventures #comingofage #odetowilderness

Delia Owens
Where the Crawdad Sings

Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival by Joe Simpson 

#nonfiction #peruvianandes #mountaineering #survival #moraldilemmas #boardmantaskeraward 

Joe Simpson
Touching the Void

No Picnic on Mount Kenya: A Daring Escape, A Perilous Climb by Felice Benuzzi

#nonfiction #eastafrica #warstories #survival

Felice Benuzzi
No Picnic on Mount Kenya

The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience by Jennifer Pharr Davis

#autobiography  #appalachian trail #endurancehiking #perseverance #tips #empowerment

Jennifer Pharr Davis
The Pursuit of Endurance

Swimming to Antarctica; Tales of a Long Distance Swimmer by Lynne Cox

#autobiography #sportsmemoir #swimming #determination #spirit

Lynne Cox
Swimming to Antarctica

The River by Peter Heller 

#fiction #thriller #mystery #canoeing #friendship #wildfire

Peter Heller
The River

Unbound: A Story of Snow and Self-Discovery by Steph Jagger

#nonfiction #memoir #spiritual #courage #femaleempowerment

Steph Jagger
Unbound

The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds by Caroline Van Hemert

#nonfiction #memoir #skiing #personalodyssey #wilderness

Caroline Van Hemert
The Sun is A Compass

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson

 #nonfiction #Appalachian #history #ecology #wildlife

Bill Bryson
A Walk in the Woods

Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination by Robert McFarlane 

#nonfiction #everest #mountaineering #climbing #history

Robert MacFarlane
Mountain of the Mind

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

#memoir #nonfiction #pacificcresttrail #backpacking #inspiring #self-healing

Cheryl Strayed
Wild

Be sure to let us know what you think if you decide to try out these recommendations! Next week we’ll be sharing iconic movies and documentaries about the great outdoors. 

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