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Up: A Mother and Daughter’s Peakbagging Adventure

December 13, 2016 by admin  
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Up: A Mother and Daughter’s Peakbagging Adventure

  • True Story
  • Who knew girls could be so adventurous?
  • Heartwarming
  • Your kids should be so lucky
  • About the Author – PATRICIA ELLIS HERR holds a master’s degree in biological anthropology from Harvard University and homeschools her two daughters. She lives in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

When Trish Herr became pregnant with her first daughter, Alex, she and her husband, Hugh, vowed to instill a bond with nature in their children. By the time Alex was five, her over-the-top energy levels led Trish to believe that her very young daughter might be capable of hiking adult-sized mountains.

In Up, Trish recounts their always exhilarating–and sometimes harrowing–adventures climbing all forty-eight of New Hampshire’s highest mountains.  Readers will delight in the expansive views and fresh air that only peakbaggers are afforded, and will laugh out loud as Trish urges herself to “mother up” when she and Alex meet an ornery–and alarmingly bold–spruce grouse on the trail. This is, at heart, a resonant, emotionally honest account of a mother’s determination to foster independence and fearlessness in her daughter, to teach her “that small doesn’t necessarily mean weak; that girls can be strong; and that big, bold things are possible.”

Featured Photographs

Trish and Alex on Mt. Bond, July 2009

Trish, Sage and Alex on Guadalupe Peak, Texas, September 2011

Alex and Sage on Mount Marcy, New York, July 2011

Sage and Alex on Cathedral Trail, Mt. Katahdin, Maine August 2011

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List Price: $ 14.00

Price: $ 5.58

Fishing Maine: An Angler’s Guide To More Than 80 Fresh- And Saltwater Fishing Spots (Regional Fishing Series)

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Fishing Maine contains detailed information about more than 80 fishing hot spots around the state. Each site description includes the species present; the best times to fish; tips on lures, flies, bait, tackle, and techniques; access information; maps and photographs; and more. A special illustrated section describes the habits, habitats, and best ways to fish for Maine’s huge variety of gamefish.

A registered Maine Guide and Maine resident, Tom Seymour writes three regional outdoor columns; special features for The Maine Sportsman, New England’s largest-circulation outdoor publication; and articles for Maine Fish and Wildlife magazine.

* B/w maps and photographs
* The only guide to include all-tackle methods and techniques
* Ideal for bait fishers and fly fishers

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List Price: $ 16.95

Price: $ 6.92

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