Denali National Park

Author: Bill Sherwonit
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594857148
Size: 59.99 MB
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Denali National Park from the Author: Bill Sherwonit. CLICK HERE to download the first chapter from Denali National Park (Provide us with a little information and we'll send your download directly to your inbox) "The beauty of Sherwonit's writing style is not flash, but rather a subtlety that renders him nearly invisible. A journalist by trade, he demonstrates considerable skill in blending voluminous historical detail into highly readable prose." —Climbing magazine * Part history, part field guide, and part recreation tool, this is an up-to-date and comprehensive guidebook for Denali—one of the nation's most beloved national parks * Includes checklists for wildlife watching and details on winter fun Denali National Park: The Complete Visitors Guide to the Mountain, Wildlife, and Year-Round Outdoor Activities is the most comprehensive guide to one of North America's most wild and varied places. This authoritative reference to Denali National Park and adjacent lands details all the information a traveler needs for a great Alaska experience, whether by bus, car, train, bike, boat, or foot. With this guide in hand you can explore the park's visitor facilities, raft whitewater rapids, pick berries, climb the continent's highest mountain, backpack through forest and tundra, watch grizzlies dig for ground squirrels, share a ridgetop with Dall sheep, attend sled-dog demonstrations, go on ranger-guided hikes, camp in solitude within glacially carved valleys, and much more. From the natural history of the region to the human history of the mountain and the park, Alaskan author Bill Sherwonit captures the mystique of this fascinating place. Even casual travelers to Denali National Park will appreciate his in-depth information about the park's popular entrance area and traveling the Park Road, and the helpful checklists for mammals, birds, and plants.

Explorer S Guide 50 Hikes Around Anchorage Explorer S 50 Hikes

Author: Lisa Maloney
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 0881509051
Size: 51.49 MB
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Explorer S Guide 50 Hikes Around Anchorage Explorer S 50 Hikes from the Author: Lisa Maloney. The best hikes in—and beyond—the web of trails that covers the Anchorage area, from well-known treks to little-know gems. 50 Hikes Around Anchorage is your guide to exploring everything in this hub of cultural and outdoor life, from never-before-published wilderness routes to miles of mountain footpaths and National Recreation Trails. All hikes are within a 30-minute drive of the city and include such sites as the Iditarod Trail, Campbell Tract, Rendezvous Peak, Mount Baldy, and so much more. Routes pass over foothills and alongside streams, showcasing the region’s natural beauty and pristine wilderness areas. You’ll find cultural and natural history on each of the routes, detailed directions to the trailheads, GPS coordinates, topographic maps, information on local rules and regulations, and details on Leave No Trace ethics.

50 Hikes In Alaska S Chugach State Park

Author: Shane Shepherd
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898867657
Size: 54.41 MB
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50 Hikes In Alaska S Chugach State Park from the Author: Shane Shepherd. * The first hiking guidebook devoted to Alaska's Chugach State Park* Includes great hikes for families as well as serious backpackers* Both authors are avid Alaska hikers and know these trails intimately Attracting over a million visitors each year, Alaska's Chugach State Park spans a half-million acres and eight distinct environments - all within easy reach of Anchorage. This is the most comprehensive trail guidebook to the region.50 Hikes in Alaska's Chugach State Park includes nearly all the hikeable trails and peaks in the park, from popular Flattop Mountain to rarely seen valleys. With a mix of hikes for all ages and abilities, you'll be able to find exactly what you're looking for, whether it's a two-mile week-night stroll or a multiday backpacking trip or scramble.For each hike you'll get detailed driving directions to the trailhead; complete information on elevation, hiking time, difficulty, distance, and terrain; and helpful maps and photos. Rounding out theguidebook is information on flora and fauna, history, and geology of Chugach State Park.

Angels In The Wilderness

Author: Amy Racina
Publisher: Elite Books
ISBN: 9780971088894
Size: 12.60 MB
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Angels In The Wilderness from the Author: Amy Racina. This book is a first-person account of a disaster on a solo hiking trip. Author Amy Racina was hiking in a remote part of King's Canyon National Park in California's Sierra mountains when she lost the trail. With no warning, she suddenly fell sixty feet, breaking both legs on the rocks below. She survived for four days and nights, battling pain, fear and exhaustion, pulling herself along with her hands and refusing to give up. She was miraculously saved, her calls heard by a man who was partially deaf. It describes her dramatic rescue as she was airlifted out, swinging helplessly from two straps, dangling fearfully beneath a helicopter high above the ravine where she had fallen.It is an amazing tale of despair and courage and hope. It speaks of incredible strength and heartbreaking weakness as it details what one woman believed might be the last days of her life. It is a memory of the darkest of times and an affirmation of miracles.

Welding Metallurgy And Weldability

Author: John C. Lippold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118960319
Size: 44.60 MB
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Welding Metallurgy And Weldability from the Author: John C. Lippold. Describes the weldability aspects of structural materials used in a wide variety of engineering structures, including steels, stainless steels, Ni-base alloys, and Al-base alloys Welding Metallurgy and Weldability describes weld failure mechanisms associated with either fabrication or service, and failure mechanisms related to microstructure of the weldment. Weldability issues are divided into fabrication and service related failures; early chapters address hot cracking, warm (solid-state) cracking, and cold cracking that occur during initial fabrication, or repair. Guidance on failure analysis is also provided, along with examples of SEM fractography that will aid in determining failure mechanisms. Welding Metallurgy and Weldability examines a number of weldability testing techniques that can be used to quantify susceptibility to various forms of weld cracking. Describes the mechanisms of weldability along with methods to improve weldability Includes an introduction to weldability testing and techniques, including strain-to-fracture and Varestraint tests Chapters are illustrated with practical examples based on 30 plus years of experience in the field Illustrating the weldability aspects of structural materials used in a wide variety of engineering structures, Welding Metallurgy and Weldability provides engineers and students with the information needed to understand the basic concepts of welding metallurgy and to interpret the failures in welded components.

Pomegranate Roads

Author: Gregory Moiseyevich Levin
Publisher: Pomegranate Roads
ISBN: 9780964949768
Size: 77.62 MB
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Pomegranate Roads from the Author: Gregory Moiseyevich Levin. Dr. Gregory Levin's fascinating memoir of his life with pomegranates illuminates the botany, the history and myths, the astonishing range of tastes, and the health benefits--from folklore to pharmaceuticals--that make it the wonder fruit of our time.

The Donner Party

Author: Mark McLaughlin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780965720250
Size: 17.89 MB
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The Donner Party from the Author: Mark McLaughlin. A unique look at the tale of the struggle for survival as powerful snow storms during the winter of 1847 trap 81 California-bound pioneers in the High Sierra.

Hiking Alaska

Author: Dean Littlepage
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781560445517
Size: 59.29 MB
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Hiking Alaska from the Author: Dean Littlepage. Presents itineraries for hikers, arranged to show the natural beauty and history of Alaska