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NPR Sound Treks: Adventures: Breathtaking Stories from Nature's Extremes

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: NPR

Narrated By: Jon Hamilton

Publisher: HighBridge Company

Date: June 2010

Duration: 1 hours 9 minutes

Summary:

Experience a refreshing adrenaline rush on this NPR guided tour of the ultimate in outdoor fun: Whether whitewater rafting on the Hudson River, mountain climbing in the Himalayas, kayaking in Alaska, airboarding in Oregon’s Cascade mountains, or bungee jumping in Australia, each story is an amazing sound adventure—and a great escape.

The NPR Sound Treks series features outstanding audio documentaries, stories, and commentary from the NPR archives. Each volume features sounds from nature, insights from experts and others who love the outdoor experience (naturalists, zoologists, biologists, adventurers, even a cowgirl), and vivid storytelling that captures the excitement of the wilderness.

Contents:
Introduction by Jon Hamilton
Racing for Adventure in Borneo
The Unger Report: Indoor Skydiving
Leaping Down Under
Sliders: Racing Down Berkeley’s Steep Hills
Braving the Badwater Ultramarathon
Air Boarding: Surfing the Slopes, Belly-First
Whitewater Rafting on New York’s Hudson River
Rock Climber Chris Sharma Chases Next “King Line”
Kayaking in Alaska
Climbing Blind in the Himalayas

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NPR Sound Treks: Adventures: Breathtaking Stories from Nature's Extremes

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