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As an outdoor writer, I eat, sleep, and breathe all things adventure shocking, I know. My complete list of the best non-fiction adventure books in the outdoors and beyond has something for nearly every interest. Note: This post contains affiliate links, meaning I get a small kickback for any purchases made through these links, at no added cost to you. This helps me pay for expenses regarding my blog, so I can keep bringing you rad suggestions for free. The hardest part about creating a list of stellar non-fiction adventure books had nothing to do with actually reading the material. But how? I chose to stick with general themes in the literature.
Why risk your own life and limbs when you can revel in just how badly it can go wrong for others? We asked a panel of explorers and adventurers to nominate their favourite tales of suffering and survival. In , to "prove" that the Pacific was settled from the West they couldn't , Norwegian Heyerdahl and his companions sailed 4, miles from Peru towards Polynesia in — or, rather, on — the kind of primitive sea-craft the aboriginal settlers would have used. Surely the most inspiring adventure story ever told. Get a copy. This escape yarn makes Papillon look like Porridge.
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Skip to main content. Non Fiction Adventure Books. Only 20 left in stock more on the way. This is one of my favorite books. It shows the endurance and perseverance of the American people. Who would have tried to rescue these people by putting their very lives at risk? Everything had to be just right, i.
And better yet, at other times you realize that, with a bit of boldness, you too could get out there and experience similar adventures for yourself. The books on our list of great nonfiction adventure books differ in topic and time period and are written in a range of different styles. The common thread is a compelling narrative detailing real events, though often so outlandish and intense you might need to follow up with some fiction just to settle yourself back down. Everest Disaster was published in , a year after his expedition in which five climbers died during a savage storm. Most of the criticism came from experienced mountaineers who felt he misrepresented the intentions and actions of other climbers on the mountain that fateful day.