Format:
Book
Title:
Great adventures : experience the world at its breathtaking best / [written by Andrew Bain ... [et. al].
Call Number:
910.202 Great
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
Footscray, Vic. ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, 2012.
Description:
319 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 32 cm.
Subjects:
Travel -- Guidebooks.
Outdoor recreation -- Directories.
Vacations -- Directories.
Other Author:
Bain, Andrew, 1970-
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.
ISBN:
9781742209647 (hbk.)
1742209645 (hbk.)