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ランドネ 2017年11月号 No.93[雑誌] (Japanese Edition)
by エイ出版社

Language

Japanese

Pages

122

Publication Date

September 23, 2017

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<b>※この商品は固定レイアウトで作成されており、タブレットなど大きいディスプレイを備えた端末で読むことに適しています。また、文字列のハイライトや検索、辞書の参照、引用などの機能が使用できません。</b><br /><br /><b>※デジタル版は、紙の雑誌とは内容が一部異なり、表紙画像や目次に掲載している記事、画像、広告、付録が含まれない場合があります。また、本誌掲載の情報は、原則として奥付に表記している発行時のものです。</b><br /><br />温泉に紅葉、グルメ。<br />秋の山歩きには、楽しみがいっぱい!<br />赤や橙、黄に染まる山の中を歩いたあとは、温泉に浸かって疲れを癒し、<br />山の恵みをうけた地元の幸を使ったおいしい食事をいただけば、心も体も満たされます。<br />ふもとの町の文化に触れたり、お土産をゲットするのも楽しいもの。<br />今号では、そんな山を巡る旅を堪能できるプランを提案します。<br />紅葉が美しい日本全国の山リストや、<br />ビギナーも楽しめるハイキングルートと下山後のおすすめ温泉、<br />温泉に立ち寄ったあとに重宝するファッションや、山好きが重宝している温泉グッズなども紹介。<br />短い山の秋を逃さず楽しみ切るために、必読の一冊です!
CLIMBING AND MOUNTAINEERING EXPLOITS: 20 True Life Accounts
by Peter Stratton

Language

English

Pages

108

Publication Date

September 17, 2017

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The exploits of a mountaineer drawn from 20 years of experiences from around the world including the Alps, Himalayas, Mexico and also the British Isles. The book describes epic climbs, misadventures and near misses, too many for comfort, which the author has been involved in. There are accounts of hardship, endurance, pain and triumph. The book is written to be enjoyed by both climbers and non-climbers; an exhilarating and inspiring book by any measure.
Adventures of a Mountain Man: The Narrative of Zenas Leonard
by Zenas Leonard

Language

English

Pages

132

Publication Date

September 03, 2017

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<h2><b>"A completely trustworthy account of Rocky Mountain trapping, 1831-35, including experiences with Walker's expedition from Salt Lake to California, 1833, of which it is the chief first-hand authority."--U.S.iana</b></h2><br /><br />In the spring of 1830, Leonard, a native of Clearfield, Pennsylvania embarked on an expedition across the Rocky Mountains, in the capacity of clerk to the company. <br /><br />One misfortune after another happening to the company, he was deprived of all in the fall of 1835—after an absence of 5 years and 6 months.<br /> <br />Written in response to popular demand, Leonard's account of these years, based in large part on ‘a minute journal of every incident that occurred,’ is recognized as one of the fundamental sources on the exploration of the American West. <br /><br />A free trapper until the summer of 1833, when he entered the employ of Captain B. L. E. Bonneville, Leonard was part of the group sent under command of Captain Joseph Walker to explore the Great Salt Lake region—an expedition that resulted in Walker's finding the overland route to California. <br /><br />The Narrative ends in August 1835, with Leonard's return to Independence.<br /><br /><b>Zenas Leonard</b> (March 19, 1809 – July 14, 1857) was an American mountain man, explorer and trader, best known for his journal <em>Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard</em>.Leonard worked for his uncle in Pittsburgh before moving to St. Louis and working as a clerk for the fur company, Gannt and Blackwell. <br /><br />In 1831 he went with Gant and Blackwell's company of about 70 men on a trapping and trading expedition. Living off the land (Leonard reported that "The flesh of the Buffaloe is the wholesomest and most palatable of meat kind"), Leonard and his associates endured great privation while amassing a fortune in furs; the horses died in the harsh winter and the party was at times near starvation. They survived, in part, by trading with Native Americans. Among the more helpful tribal members he reported encountering was a negro who claimed to have been on Lewis & Clark's expedition, and who may have been the explorer-slave York. In 1835 Leonard returned to Independence, Missouri with enough wealth in furs to establish a store and trading post at Fort Osage. He continued to trade along the river for the rest of his life. <br /><br />Leonard's journal was published in book form by D.W. Moore of Clearfield, Pennsylvania in 1839, after being serialized in the Clearfield Republican. It includes many details of the different tribes with which his parties interacted. As it is in the public domain, there are numerous reprints.<br />
The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed [Kindle ...
by , Susy Flory

Language

English

Pages

286

Publication Date

August 01, 2017

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<p><b>“Scott Parazynski’s drive, curiosity, inventiveness, and great humor shine through the pages of <i>The Sky Below</i> and will certainly inspire future generations to pursue their dreams with every fiber in their being.” —John Glenn, NASA astronaut</b></p><p>An epic memoir from a man whose life is defined by exploration and innovation, <i>The Sky Below</i> re-creates some of the most unforgettable adventures of our time. From dramatic, high-risk spacewalks to author Scott Parazynski’s death-defying quest to summit Mount Everest—his body ravaged by a career in space—readers will experience the life of an elite athlete, physician, and explorer.</p><p>This intimate, compelling account offers a rare portrait of space exploration from the inside. A global nomad raised in the shadow of NASA’s Apollo missions, Parazynski never lost sight of his childhood dream to one day don a spacesuit and float outside the airlock. With deep passion, unbridled creativity, resilience, humility, and self-deprecation, Parazynski chases his dream of the ultimate adventure experience, again and again and again. In an era that transitioned from moon shots to the Space Shuttle, space station, and Mars research, Parazynski flies with John Glenn, tests jet packs, trains in Russia to become a cosmonaut, and flies five missions to outer space (including seven spacewalks) in his seventeen-year NASA career.</p><p>An unparalleled, visceral opportunity to understand what it’s like to train for—and deploy to—a home in zero gravity, <i>The Sky Below</i> also portrays an astronaut’s engagement with the challenges of his life on Earth, including raising a beautiful autistic daughter and finding true love.</p>
Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
by Piers Paul Read

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

October 11, 2016

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<DIV><B>The #1 <I>New York Times</I> bestseller and the true story behind the film: A rugby team resorts to the unthinkable after a plane crash in the Andes.</B><BR /><BR /> Spirits were high when the Fairchild F-227 took off from Mendoza, Argentina, and headed for Santiago, Chile. On board were forty-five people, including an amateur rugby team from Uruguay and their friends and family. The skies were clear that Friday, October 13, 1972, and at 3:30 p.m., the Fairchild’s pilot reported their altitude at 15,000 feet. But one minute later, the Santiago control tower lost all contact with the aircraft. For eight days, Chileans, Uruguayans, and Argentinians searched for it, but snowfall in the Andes had been heavy, and the odds of locating any wreckage were slim.<BR />  <BR /> Ten weeks later, a Chilean peasant in a remote valley noticed two haggard men desperately gesticulating to him from across a river. He threw them a pen and paper, and the note they tossed back read: “I come from a plane that fell in the mountains . . .”<BR />  <BR /> Sixteen of the original forty-five passengers on the F-227 survived its horrific crash. In the remote glacial wilderness, they camped in the plane’s fuselage, where they faced freezing temperatures, life-threatening injuries, an avalanche, and imminent starvation. As their meager food supplies ran out, and after they heard on a patched-together radio that the search parties had been called off, it seemed like all hope was lost. To save their own lives, these men and women not only had to keep their faith, they had to make an impossible decision: Should they eat the flesh of their dead friends?<BR />  <BR /> A remarkable story of endurance and determination, friendship and the human spirit, <I>Alive </I>is the dramatic bestselling account of one of the most harrowing quests for survival in modern times.<BR />  </DIV>
Into Thin Air
by Jon Krakauer

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English

Pages

368

Publication Date

November 12, 1998

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When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin the perilous descent from 29,028 feet (roughly the cruising altitude of an Airbus jetliner), twenty other climbers were still pushing doggedly to the top, unaware that the sky had begun to roil with clouds...<br /><br /><i>Into Thin Air</i> is the definitive account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest by the acclaimed Outside journalist and author of the bestselling Into the Wild. Taking the reader step by step from Katmandu to the mountain's deadly pinnacle, Krakauer has his readers shaking on the edge of their seat. Beyond the terrors of this account, however, he also peers deeply into the myth of the world's tallest mountain. What is is about Everest that has compelled so many poeple--including himself--to throw caution to the wind, ignore the concerns of loved ones, and willingly subject themselves to such risk, hardship, and expense? <br /><br />Written with emotional clarity and supported by his unimpeachable reporting, Krakauer's eyewitness account of what happened on the roof of the world is a singular achievement.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>
Accidents in North American Climbing 2017
by American Alpine Club

Language

English

Pages

262

Publication Date

August 20, 2017

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Published annually since 1948, Accidents in North American Climbing reports on the year's most significant and educational climbing accidents. In each case, we analyze what went wrong, helping climbers prevent or survive similar situations in the future. The 2017 Know the Ropes section is dedicated to the fundamentals of building belay anchors. Danger Zones analyzes accidents in Eldorado Canyon, Colorado, helping climbers plan safer ascents of traditional climbs. Many Essentials stories and other sidebars teach critical climbing and first-aid skills.
No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
by , David Roberts

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

October 17, 2006

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<b>This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of <i>The Mountain</i> follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.<br /></b><br />For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail: to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. But<i> No Shortcuts to the Top</i> is as much about the man who would become the first American to achieve that goal as it is about his stunning quest. As Viesturs recounts the stories of his most harrowing climbs, he reveals a man torn between the flat, safe world he and his loved ones share and the majestic and deadly places where only he can go.<br /><br />A preternaturally cautious climber who once turned back 300 feet from the top of Everest but who would not shrink from a peak (Annapurna) known to claim the life of one climber for every two who reached its summit, Viesturs lives by an unyielding motto, “Reaching the summit is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” It is with this philosophy that he vividly describes fatal errors in judgment made by his fellow climbers as well as a few of his own close calls and gallant rescues. And, for the first time, he details his own pivotal and heroic role in the 1996 Everest disaster made famous in Jon Krakauer's <i>Into Thin Air. <br /><br /></i>In addition to the raw excitement of Viesturs’s odyssey, <i>No Shortcuts to the Top </i>is leavened with many funny moments revealing the camaraderie between climbers. It is more than the first full account of one of the staggering accomplishments of our time; it is a portrait of a brave and devoted family man and his beliefs that shaped this most perilous and magnificent pursuit.
Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers...
by , Amanda Padoan

Language

English

Pages

321

Publication Date

June 11, 2012

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<p>Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the Banff Mountain Book Award: "Gripping, intense…<em>Buried in the Sky</em> will satisfy anyone who loved [<em>Into Thin Air</em>]." —Kate Tuttle, <em>Boston Globe</em></p><br /><p>When eleven climbers died on K2 in 2008, two Sherpas survived. Their astonishing tale became the stuff of mountaineering legend. This white-knuckle adventure follows the Sherpas from their remote villages in Nepal to the peak of the world’s most dangerous mountain, recounting one of the most dramatic disasters in alpine history from a fascinating new perspective.</p><br /><p>Winner of the NCTE George Orwell Award and an official selection of the American Alpine Club Book Club.</p>

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