Gripping Adventure Books Paddy May 12, 2020 All, Bushwalk & Camp, Destinations, Gear, Travel Many of us are feeling a little cooped up at the moment and missing those big days out on the trail, so what better way to combat this than a list of gripping books to keep you motivated during isolation! Just because you can’t head out and explore at the moment, doesn’t mean you can’t still feel the adventure through some of these awesome stories. This Road I Ride Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself By Juliana Buhring This Road I Ride is the story of one woman’s journey around the world by bicycle. With little experience and in the depths of depression from losing a loved one, Juliana built up the courage to circumnavigate the globe in memory of a man she loved. You can get it here. Image Credit: Booktopia High and Low How I Hiked Away from Depression Across Scotland By Keith Foskett This is the relatable story of a solo thru-hiker’s journey through the epic landscapes of Scotland whilst trying to understand and overcome his mental health. Get your own copy here. Image Credit: Amazon Mind of a Survivor What the Wild Has Taught Me About Survival and Success By Megan Hine Reading this edge of the seat autobiography about a professional Outdoor Survivalist and her experience in the wild will have you geared up and pumped up for all of your next adventures! Get a copy here. Image Credit: Booktopia Blind Descent The Quest to Discover the Deepest Cave on Earth By James M. Tabor This story follows the captivating journey of Bill Stone and Alexander Climchouk as they travel down the world’s deepest cave system to find the bottom of the Earth. Check it out here. Image Credit: Amazon Bliss(ters) How I Walked from Mexico to Canada One Summer By Gail Francis Just before her 40th birthday, Gail Francis quit her job and set out on one of the world’s longest tracks – The Pacific Crest Trail. Read through her journey of survival, determination and friendship along her 2,700 mile adventure by foot. Image Credit: Amazon The Push A Climbers Search for the Path By Tommy Caldwell The Push follows legendary climber Tommy Caldwell through the highlights of his hectic climbing adventures and the hardest challenge of his life. This is a must read! You can pick up a copy here. Image Credit: Dymocks Some Stories Lessons from the Edge of Business and Sport By Yvon Chouinard For over 80 years Yvon Chouinard has been a leader, whether that be inadvertently helping to make Rock Climbing a sport in America or leading the ethical and much loved global brand, Patagonia. In this autobiography, you will read Yvon’s stories on adventure, business excellence and environmental activism. Check it out here. Image Credit: Amazon Alone on the Wall By Alex Honnold If you’re into adrenaline rushes and extreme sports, this is the book for you! Follow professional Free Solo Climber, Alex Honnold through his stories of Rock Climbing and Free Soloing adventure around the world! You can get a copy here. Image Credit: Amazon A Walk in the Woods By Bill Bryson Follow the funniest Travel Writer, Bill Bryson along with his buddy Stephen Katz as they hike along the worlds longest continuous footpath – The Appalachian Trail. You can get a copy here. Image Credit: Amazon Epic Hikes of the World By Lonely Planet Are you looking for your next big hike? Look no further than this guide book of Epic Hikes of the World! Get your own copy here. Photo Credit: Dymocks Mind Over Mountain A Mental and Physical Climb to the Top By Robby Kojetin Mind Over Mountain is a journey from the seat of a wheelchair to the summit of the Highest Mountain on Earth. Follow Robby Kojetins journey from a simple mistake at a rock climbing gym to his epic mountaineering expedition. Check it out here. Image Credit: Dymocks Everest It’s Not About the Summit By Ellis James Stewart This is a remarkable account of a lifelong goal altered in tragic circumstances two years running by the two worst disasters in Mount Everest’s history. Throughout it all, Ellis Stewart shows a sense of humility and compassion sharing a heartfelt and emotional twenty year journey. You can get a copy here. Image Credit: Amazon We hope that these books will help to keep you inspired for your next adventure, big or small. Never stop planning and dreaming of that next journey. Let us know your favourite inspiring outdoor books in the comments below and tag us on Instagram in all of your adventure planning. #ExperienceIsEverything | #PaddyPallin Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.