Survival / Adventure tales to chill with this winter

Take a break from endless snow.  Escape with some wintry tales and maybe a fireplace.                                 Robbins Library can provide books to chill with***

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Above All Things by Tanis Rideout, 2013          FIC RIDEOUT, T

Alone in Antarctica: the first woman to ski solo across the southern ice by Felicity Thayer, 2014  919.8904 AST      

Alone on the Ice: the greatest survival story in the history of Exploration by David Roberts, 2013     919.89 ROB                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Antarctica: An intimate portrait of the world’s most mysterious continent by Gabrielle Walker,  2013    919.89 WAL 

Buried in the sky: the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2’s deadliest day by Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan, 2012       796.522 ZUC

Following Atticus:  Forty-eight high peaks, one small dog, and an extraordinary friendship by Tom Ryan, 2011   B  RYAN, T.

Frozen in Time: An epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff, 2014     940.5449 ZUC

In the Kingdom of Ice: The grand and terrible polar voyage of the USS Jeanette by Hampton Sides, 2014   910.452 SID

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, c1996   B McCandless, C.

Into Thin Air: A personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, by Jon Krakauer, 1997  796.522 KRA 

Last Season by Eric Blehm, 2006     333.782 BLE

Murder on the Appalachian Trail by Jess Carr, 1984    FIC CARR, J.  

Polar Dream: Heroic saga of the first solo expedition by a woman and her dog to the magnetic North Pole  by Helen Thayer, 1995   MLN-owned, can be reserved

South: The Endurance expedition by Ernest Shackleton                                                   MLN-owned, can be reserved

Touching the Void by Joe Simpson, 1988   B SIMPSON, J.

 Wild: From lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed, 2012 B Strayed, C.


The Endurance -Shackleton's historic icebound Antarctic  ship

The Endurance -Shackleton’s historic icebound Antarctic ship








Stay warm…








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