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Q&A Guidebook for Hiking activities around Geneva

Any recommendations for good hiking books describing trails, camp sites (back- and front-country), etc. along with their topology, difficulty levels for Switzerland, especially around Geneva? Somet...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by nGlacTOwnS‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Climbing guide for the Yorkshire Dales

Can anybody reccommend a climbing guide for the Yorkshire Dales area? I'm off for a weekend trip there in a couple of months but I'm having difficulty finding a guide for the area. Roughly the Askr...

3 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Good resources for climbing

We have a number of questions dealing with how start climbing, how to learn it (and how not to learn it) - e.g. Is it realistic to teach yourself rock climbing?, What to teach someone who wants to ...

3 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Paul Paulsen‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Searching and reading back issues of Climbing and Rock and Ice

I am looking for an article that was published in either Rock and Ice or Climbing Magazine around 1999. I know the area and route of the article topic as well as the author's name. I may even have ...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by StrongBad‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is there an equivalent of "The A.T. Guide" for the Pacific Crest Trail?

I'm asking on behalf of my roommates who want to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. We all recently moved to San Diego from the East Coast, and they're trying to find a book as informative and detailed ...

2 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by Andrew Cheong‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Climbing before 1950: photography book/database

I am looking for a book or digital database of rock climbing pictures from before 1950. I tried to search online, but, except for a few pictures, I didn't have much luck. Also, the name of the ph...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by valerio‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Are there any outdoorsy comics?

I know there are many outdoor-related adventure novels that can make great company while relaxing on one's own adventure, but are there any outdoorsy comic books? Perhaps the hero is a hiker with...

1 answer  ·  posted 9y ago by saratogahiker‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A What good factual books have you read on an outdoors topic?

What books have you read that have given you a better understanding of an outdoors activity? Ideally I would like to compile a list for all activities. e.g.: Climbing Canoeing Backpacking Ba...

6 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by sixtyfootersdude‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Books to inspire you to get out in nature

What are some inspiring books by naturalists that write about nature and its trans formative qualities in such a way that you can;t just wait to get out there? I am not looking for books in extreme...

6 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by Victor123‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A What is the best mountaineering quote that you have ever read?

Being a techie, I once came across this hilarious post on StackOVerflow: What is the best comment in the source code you have ever encountered? In the similar bar of questions, which one or many a...

20 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by WedaPashi‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A First ascents by Edward Whymper

Edward Whymper is most known for his sweeping ascent of the Matterhorn 150 years ago. You can read about the competition with J.A. Carrel and the struggle to find a path to the top in the famous bo...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by Wills‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Book about wolves raised by a man, his wife and a German Shepherd: familiar to anyone? Is basic premise plausible?

Several decades ago, I read a book written by a man who rescued and raised two wolf cubs whose mother had been killed. He was sure his wife would welcome the cubs, but he was apprehensive about the...

0 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by ab2 MonicaNotForgotten‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I protect my book(s) while backpacking?

I recently started backpacking in the Olympic Mountains. While camping, I usually bring along a trade paperback for light reading before bed or during a lunch break on a day-long hike. Up until now...

3 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Zach L‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A Good books to learn survival?

Does anybody have a recommendation to a good book about how to survive in the Norwegian woods and similar?

7 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by Friend of Kim‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A Books for the outdoors

I'm looking for a book that teaches serious mountain skills like Freedom of the Hills minus the snow but all that I could find in the internet so far are in the context of North America and/or is a...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by user56833‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭

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