An excellent study of a 1980s hiking tragedy on Half Dome.
What starts off as a coming-of-age story - mingled with travelogue and Nat Geo-styled adventure tale - becomes a life or death struggle...
An absolutely wonderful book that is not only easy to read, it is also very hard to put down.
"In wildness is the preservation of the world," said Thoreau. Environmental writing wages war on exploitation in this sublime anthology.
Head into a hidden world with this fascinating exploration of California's redwood canopies.
Finally, a book that will help you answer that trivia question to get a dollar off your latte.
The 21st century could use more Thoreau.
One writer takes a look back at the life and death of Timothy Treadwell.
The story Lincoln Hall's survival of Mt. Everest.
"...she is merely there, immense, powerful, and indifferent."