The Cactus Eaters: How I Lost My Mind and Almost Found Myself on the Pacific Crest Trail

6 best books like The Cactus Eaters: How I Lost My Mind and Almost Found Myself on the Pacific Crest Trail (Dan White): The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific, Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu, Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail, To Hellholes and Back: Bribes, Lies, and the Art of Extreme Tourism, I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail, Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home

The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific
AuthorPaul Theroux
ISBN0449908585
"Possibly his best travel book...an observant and frequently hilarious account of a trip that took him to 51 Pacific Islands."
TIME
Renowned travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux has been many places in his life and tried almost everything. But this trip in and around the lands of the Pacific...
AuthorJ. Maarten Troost
ISBN0767921992
With The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost established himself as one of the most engaging and original travel writers around. Getting Stoned with Savages again reveals his wry wit and infectious joy of discovery in a side-splittingly funny account of life in the farthest reaches of the world....
Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail
AuthorBen Montgomery
ISBN1613747187
Winner of the 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards for History/Biography

Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than two hundred dollars. The next anybody heard from her, this genteel, farm-reared, 67-year-old great-grandmother...
AuthorChuck Thompson
ISBN0805087885
The guru of extreme tourism sets out to face his worst fears in Africa, India, Mexico City, and—most terrifying of all—at Disney World

In the widely-acclaimed Smile When You're Lying, Chuck Thompson laid bare the travel industry's dirtiest secrets. Now he's out to discover if some of...
AuthorGail D. Storey
ISBN1594857458
With comfortable urban lives in Houston, Texas, and career and life goals mostly accomplished, Gail D. Storey and her husband were in their fifties when they decided it was time to test themselves on a new path—a 2,663-mile path known as the Pacific Crest Trail, which stretches from Mexico to Canada....
Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home
AuthorHeather "Anish" Anderson
ISBN1680512366
By age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the "Triple Crown" of backpacking: the Appalachian Trail (AT), Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), and Continental Divide Trail (CDT)—a combined distance of 7,900 miles with a vertical gain of more than one million feet. A few years later, she left her...
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