How To Get To The North Pole: and Other Iconic Adventures

How To Get To The North Pole: and Other Iconic Adventures

By: Tim Moss (author)Paperback

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'The bible for polar planning' Conrad Dickinson, polar explorer 'The perfect resource', Bear Grylls Written by seasoned adventurer Tim Moss, and with input from over 50 SIR RANULPH FIENNES different explorers, this book takes you through the details of each challenge or journey. If you're rowing an ocean where do you sleep at night? How do you go to the loo at sea? If you're cycling round the world precisely what difficulties will you face and how will you overcome them? From armchair adventurer to those simply looking for practical advice, this book is aimed at anyone who's ever dreamed of doing something BIG! This book will tell you how to: - Row an ocean - Get to the North Pole - Cross a desert - Sail the seven seas - Cycle around the world - Get to the South Pole - Climb an unclimbed mountain Contents: Introduction; General Notes on Expeditions; Common Equipment; Raising the Funds for an Expedition; Final Notes; 1. How to Cross a Desert; 2. How to Get to the North Pole; 3. How to Row an Ocean; 4. How to Cycle Around the World; 5. How to Sail the Seven Seas; 6. How to Get to the South Pole; 7. How to Climb an Unclimbed Mountain; Did I Miss Something?, One Tiny Step; Acknowledgements; Glossary.

About Author

TIM MOSS is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and world record holder. His own adventures include the first - and first British - ascents of mountains in Siberia and the Andes; travelling around the world using eighty different transport methods; and crossing the Wahiba Sands desert. He has organised and supported over 100 expeditions across all seven continents including the Women's Commonwealth South Pole Expedition and Sarah Outen's human-powered around-the-world trip. Tim believes strongly that adventuring should be widely available - to anyone. Visit his web site at www.thenextchallenge.org

Contents

Introduction; General Notes on Expeditions; Common Equipment; Raising the Funds for an Expedition; Final Notes; 1. How to Cross a Desert; 2. How to Get to the North Pole; 3. How to Row an Ocean; 4. How to Cycle Around the World; 5. How to Sail the Seven Seas; 6. How to Get to the South Pole; 7. How to Climb an Unclimbed Mountain; Did I Miss Something?, One Tiny Step; Acknowledgements; Glossary.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845284909
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9781845284909
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 1845284909

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