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Top mountain adventure books from the Banff Festival

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Book festival highlights good outdoors adventure reads Continue reading

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Benoît Mandelbrot, rogue mathematician inspired by nature, dies at 85

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Father of fractals walked a crooked path and found order in the roughness of nature. Continue reading

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Stories From The Savage Mountain on NPR

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NPR reviews three books about climbing disasters on K2 Continue reading

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Free eBook covers the basics of bike touring

Bike Touring Basics

A couple who toured the world by bike share their hard-won knowledge. Continue reading

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Books that teach backcountry basics

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Three books that provided a comprehensive introduction to backcountry skills. Continue reading

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