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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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...
@SecondS37175185 A fantastic book. – source
Alastair HumphreysApr 13, 2019
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, by Lee, Laurie...
@pippa_leech @LauraTryUK It's a brilliant book. – source
Alastair HumphreysJun 25, 2019
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...
One of my favourite bikepacking / mountaineering books. – source
Alastair HumphreysJul 13, 2020