The Wild Within download free [PDF and Ebook] by Simon Yates

The Wild Within download free [PDF and Ebook] by Simon Yates year 2012
  • Book name: The Wild Within
  • Author: Simon Yates
  • Release date: 2012/11/14
  • Publisher: VERTEBRATE GRAPHICS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9781906148423
  • Rating: 8.79 of 10
  • Votes: 618
  • Review by: Nathalia Whitlow
  • Review rating: 9.16 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/9
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: All mountaineers develop differently. Some go higher, some try ever-steeper faces and others specialise in a particular range or region. I am increasingly drawn to remoteness - to places where few others have trod.' The 'Wild Within' is the third book from Simon Yates, one of Britain's most accomplished and daring mountaineers. With his insatiable appetite for adventure and exploratory mountaineering, Yates leads unique expeditions to unclimbed peaks in the Cordillera Darwin in Tierra del Fuego, the Wrangell St-Elias ranges on the Alaskan-Yukon border, and Eastern Greenland. Laced with dry humour, he relates his own experience of the rapid commercialisation of mountain wilderness, while grappling with his new-found commitments as a family man. At the same time he must endure his role in the film adaptation of Joe Simpson's 'Touching The Void', having to relive the events of that trip to Peru for a Hollywood director.Yates' subsequent escape to the some of the world's most remote mountains isn't quite the experience it once was, as he witnesses first hand the advance of modern communications into the wilderness, signalled by the ubiquitous mobile phone masts appearing in once deserted mountain valleys. He is left to dwell on the remaining significance of mountain wilderness and must rediscover what the notion of 'wild' means for him now.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H38M56S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Climbing & Mountaineering
  • Available formats: TXT, MobiPocket, PDF, PNG, DOC, XPS, EPUB, WORD. Compressed in Z, ZIP, TZ, AZW4, TAR, RAR
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 28.19 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x25mm
  • Weight: 590g
  • Printed by: Vertebrate Publishing
  • Published in: Sheffield, United Kingdom
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