NPR Sound Treks: Adventures

  • by NPR
  • Narrated by Jon Hamilton
  • 1 hrs and 8 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's 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 brings the outdoors to life with 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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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-19-2012
  • Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books