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Titel: Running Wild: An Extraordinary Adventure ...
Verlag: Thunder's Mouth Press
Einband: Soft cover
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In this story of rare triumph, John Annerino chronicles his progress from injury to recovery to victory. Badly hurt in a climbing accident & told he would never run again, the author defied his doctors & his own overwhelming pain to run the length of the Grand Canyon three times, rediscovering Native American trade routes lost to modern knowledge. An incredible journey & spiritual quest to the limits of physical & mental endurance, Running Wild takes you there & leaves you breathless. "He nearly drowned. He battled heat, cold, thirst, & exhaustion. When he was nearly done, a snake rattled inches away from his ankles." -Los Angeles Times Acclaimed photojournalist John Annerino has six books to his credit, including four photo-essays on the American West & Old Mxico. Well known for his fleet-footed explorations & adventures, he is believed to have run the longest wilderness ultramarathon ever, covering 750 miles of daunting Arizona wilderness from Mexico to Utah. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_1560251751
Inhaltsangabe: In this story of rare triumph, John Annerino chronicles his progress from injury to recovery to victory. Badly hurt in a climbing accident and told he would never run again, the author defied his doctors and his own overwhelming pain to run the length of the Grand Canyon three times, rediscovering Native American trade routes lost to modern knowledge. An incredible journey and spiritual quest to the limits of physical and mental endurance, Running Wild takes you there and leaves you breathless.
Researched throughout the Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Painted Desert, Hopi mesas, Havasupai canyons, Southwest deserts, and Mexico's Sierra Tarahumara, the essays feature long-distance wilderness runs in the Bradshaw Mountains, on El Camino del Diablo, across the Galiuro Wilderness, along the Mojave Trail; the first ascent of the Southwest Face of Zoroaster Temple, Grand Canyon; and the first multi-day, end-to-end journey runs through the Grand Canyon tracing ancient and historic trails along cliffs, canyons, and hanging terraces: 170-mile run below the South Rim, 210-mile run along the ancient Hopi / Havasupai trade from Oraibi to Havasupai, 250-mile run below the seldom-explored North Rim. Also included are the long distance running traditions of the Tarahumara (Rarámuri, "foot runners") of Mexico's Sierra Madre and Barranca del Cobre, and the running prowess of the Grand Canyon's Hopi and Havasupai. 24 black-and-white photos, Grand Canyon line drawing map, Appendix of the author's training, Cartography, Bibliography.
About the Author
John Annerino is an award winning author and photographer of 19 distinguished photography books, illustrated nonfiction books, wilderness guides, magazine features, color maps, and single-artist landscape calendars of the American West and Old Mexico. John's published work of the Grand Canyon includes Arizona Highways Magazine (photographic feature, "Angels Gate: Traverse of the Gods"), National Geographic Adventure (illustrated gate-fold map, "The Grand Canyon Explored"), Outside Magazine ("Exposure"), Travel & Leisure (magazine cover, Shiva Temple), and Farcountry Press (new 2014 photography book, Colorado Plateau Wild and Beautiful).
COLORADO PLATEAU WILD and BEAUTIFUL by the author is now available on Amazon.com
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