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Alastair Humphreys is an English adventurer, author and motivational speaker. Over a four-year period he bicycled 46,000 miles around the world. He was a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2012. He is responsible for the rise of the idea of the microadventure – short, local, accessible adventures.
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My Everest Odyssey
Goran Kropp - Oct 05, 1999 (first published in 1997)
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Goran Kropp, a Swedish adventurer, set out from Stockholm, Sweden on a Crescent Ultima bicycle and traveled 5 months and 8,000 miles carrying 240 lbs. of gear with him. He ascended Mt. Everest in May 1996, unassisted and without the use of supplemental oxygen, days after the tragedy that claimed 8 climbers. He then returned to Stockholm on his bicy...
Alastair Humphreys
Jul 13, 2020
One of my favourite bikepacking / mountaineering books.     source
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
Laurie Lee - Sep 01, 1985 (first published in 1969)
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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, by Lee, Laurie...
Alastair Humphreys
Jun 25, 2019
@pippa_leech @LauraTryUK It's a brilliant book.     source
Let My People Go Surfing
The Education of a Reluctant Businessman--Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual
Yvon Chouinard - Sep 06, 2016 (first published in 2005)
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In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, amb...
Alastair Humphreys
Apr 13, 2019
@SecondS37175185 A fantastic book.     source
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