The Art of Adventure: Outdoor Sports from Sea to Summit

By Ian Shive, Jon-Paul Harrison, Susan Alkaitis

Author note: ahead through Ian Shive, ahead by way of Susan Alkaitis

The quickest transforming into kind of game this day, outdoors event activities compel numerous contributors to push the limits, problem the weather, and search out the world's most lovely and distant areas. mountaineering the coastal crags of Southeast Asia, loose diving the freshwater caves of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, browsing a reef cross within the South Pacific, and snowboarding an untouched alpine chute are among the lifestyle-defining, adrenaline-pumping goals chronicled during this extraordinary, complete volume.

Through firsthand bills by way of photographers and explorers, breathtaking images, and contributions through best commentators—including Keri Bascetta (SKI and Skiing), Amy Silverman (Outside), Julie Ellison (Climbing), Genny Fullerton (Backpacker), Aaron Schmidt (Canoe & Kayak), between others—The artwork of Adventure unearths the tradition, proposal, and force at the back of these devoted to dwelling an adventurous life.

Complete with insights from at the back of the lens and much afield, this riveting assortment captures the spirit of out of doors sport like by no means earlier than. full of knowledge and coloured by way of either epic and quiet moments, The artwork of Adventure is a gripping reminder of the substantial playground looking forward to these prepared to continue to exist the sting.

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