Synopses & Reviews
Imagine kayaking the churning whitewater of Africa's wild and wet Zambezi River. Get barreled in a wave surfing Fiji's legendary Cloudbreak reef. Trek New Zealand's famed Milford Track through the lush, green fiords.
The Adrenaline Junkie Bucket List is the ultimate guide for the outdoor and sports enthusiasts seeking out the world's most fantastic adventures. The book runs the gamut of water, mountain and hiking sports for all skill levels — from beginners to experts. Written by a veteran outdoor adventure expert, author and wilderness physician, it presents readers with one hundred amazing and challenging voyages all over the world. Organized by continent, the book offers fifteen to twenty-five trips of a wide variety in each section, and also covers local lore and history, hotel and restaurant recommendations, and other relevant services. Sidebars throughout contain practical advice for the adventure travel enthusiast on health, safety, and outdoor life. This is the perfect book for extreme athletes and armchair travelers looking for an adventurous read.
A heartstopping and essential guide to the best extreme outdoor adventures on every continent.
Praise for Mountain Rescue Doctor
"Exhilarating take on the daily life of a unique brand of doctor." —Kirkus Reviews
"Any of Van Tilburg's accounts could be the stuff of a Sunday night TV movie."
"Filled with adventure and good advice." —Library Journal
About the Author
Christopher Van Tilburg is the editor-in-chief of Wilderness Medicine. He also writes for National Geographic Adventure, Backcountry, Portland Monthly, and Outside Magazine's blog. He has written nine outdoor books, including Mountain Rescue Doctor which was shortlisted for the Pacific Northwest Bookseller Award. Van Tilburg is also a doctor specializing in wilderness and travel medicine.