Outdoors Nature


Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Into the Wild
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds
Where the Crawdads Sing
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
My First Summer in the Sierra
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
The Mountains of California
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
That Wild Country: An Epic Journey through the Past, Present, and Future of America's Public Lands
On Trails: An Exploration
Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival
The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon
Daniel J. Rice
The outside is the only place we can truly be inside the world.
Daniel J. Rice, THIS SIDE OF A WILDERNESS: A Novel

Years ago, when I first started mountaineering, I was impetuous, heady, rash, impatient, prideful and arrogant. I in my mind, was both impervious and impregnable, "nothing could stop me," or so I thought. Then, I came face-to-face with Mount Everest for the first time, and she quickly humbled me. She forced me to do away with the false machismo, the fake toughness and the phony bravado, and in return, she blessed me with the gifts of comity, heightened inner-peace, calmness, and steadiness of ...more
Mekael Shane

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Dancing in the Rain
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