Something Hidden Behind The Ranges

Author: Daniel C. Taylor
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This book mixes travel, adventure, and nature writing in a gripping tale of the Himalaya, its peoples and its ecosystem. With humor and insight into the changing world of the Himalayan wilderness, Taylor-Ide takes the reader on a journey through the jungles and up the icy cliffs of the Himalayas to an amazing conclusion. 35 photos.
The Cunning of Uncertainty
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Helga Nowotny
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-19 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Uncertainty is interwoven into human existence. It is a powerful incentive in the search for knowledge and an inherent component of scientific research. We have developed many ways of coping with uncertainty. We make promises, manage risks and make predictions to try to clear the mists and predict ahead. But
Something Hidden
Language: en
Pages: 311
Authors: Jefferson Lewis
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Formac Publishing Company

Wilder Penfield was one of Canada's greatest scientists, a man who combined skill as a surgeon with an insatiable curiosity about the inner workings of the human mind. Four times nominated for the Nobel Prize, Penfield was known around the world for his pioneering discoveries and daring surgical techniques. With
Early Days in the Range of Light
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Daniel Arnold
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-09 - Publisher: Catapult

“A splendid chronicle of early climbing in the Sierra Nevada.” —Royal Robbins It’s 1873. Gore–Tex shells and aluminum climbing gear are a century away, but the high mountains still call to those with a spirit of adventure. Imagine the stone in your hands and thousands of feet of open air
Sacred Mountains of the World
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Edward Bernbaum
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

From the Andes to the Himalayas, mountains have an extraordinary power to evoke a sense of the sacred. In the overwhelming wonder and awe that these dramatic features of the landscape awaken, people experience something of deeper significance that imbues their lives with meaning and vitality. Drawing on his extensive
Trekking in Nepal
Language: en
Pages: 383
Authors: Stephen Bezruchka
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

Describes the history, customs, traditions, geology, climate, national parks and conservation areas, religion, and wildlife of this Himalayan country.