10 Best Books to Read for Adventures Enthusiasts & Travelers | (2020 Updated)

For all those wandering travelers across the globe coping up with this squandering pandemic, which leads lone wanderers like us to stay home to basically stay alive, This Covid-19 pandemic has brought a huge crisis and many important moments got delayed via months of curfews and lockdowns.

We all agree that traveling nowadays is not a very delicate decision one can make. What if that craving of traveling the world can open the gateways of heaven to you!

Almost every successful wanderlust and blogger out there is somewhere influenced by a tale or real-life adventure story of someone who influenced that person somewhere to unveil the beautiful creatures god aesthetically made across mother nature.

These adventure books are readily fledged with great adventures done by some real-life or mythical entities in such an engaging manner that people can almost experience and relate to

Who told that a chunky book filled with text can’t be a credible source of enjoying an adventure story? Though, books demeaningly are the most sophisticated source of impressive storytelling. Only enthusiastic readers and keenly interested people can relate.

So for those souls wondering when this Covid-19 thing overs and they can finally travel without worrying about social distancing and the fear of Covid, I, a travel enthusiast, personally handpicked the best adventure books available in the market to cope up with the boredom.

Let’s get going…

10 Must-read Adventure Books for Everyone Out there…

Millions of millennials have jeopardized the importance of effective communication in life. The same is with their lifestyle and means of entertainment. 

The young generation of 2020 barely recognizes the meaningfulness of reading books to endeavor their communication and grammar skills. Everybody is stuck on the new means of entertainment with hundreds 

 As a matter of fact, one can take self-motivation in life through witnessing a great real-life adventure story effectively chugged in chunky texts.

A deft suggestion to every enthusiastic adventure lover and millennial out there, do invest a handful amount of time in picking and reading the below mentioned best books for adventure lovers. 

Not a reading enthusiast? Don’t worry!

The below-mentioned books encompass the best adventure stories curated all the time. And that could possibly be the best way to get hooked to reading alongside it can hone your communication skills for free.

Or you can refer these books to enthusiastic adventure lovers in your friends and close ones….

Witness the greatest written adventurous tales written in all the time!

  1. Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man’s Miraculous Survival 

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A pretty scary roller coaster how Joey managed to survive in the harshest and wildest mountains in the suburbs of South America. This book is an enchanting tale curated by the obsessor himself and conveys only one subtle message- human is inevitable, all you need is the right mindset and will to thrive, even in the harshest and wildest conditions.

Touching the Void– is an absolute example of “How Joe is Still alive? & he should’ve died in the wilderness, he faced on his way to mountaineering in the ventures of South America”.

Joey, in his book, entailed a deadly adventure story that leads him and his friend to leave the leisure to attempt their first ascent of mountaineering in the wilderness.

The book is full of disastrous mishappenings on the way to the mountaintop. Joey was badly injured, exhausted in the most distant place where medical help is just a myth.

It was Joey’s will to live that he made out alive from those hills in drastic conditions possible.

A must-read for those who love reading thrilling stories and a zeel to do adventurous ventures in life and are bound by the current pandemic.

  1. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

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Wild: From Lost and Found is a thought-provoking tale of Cheryl Stayed’s life’s ups and downs. In her book, she mentioned that it’s your mentality to change that affects the afterward conditions of your life. 

She has curated her way to achieve a peaceful living after tons of loads of lifelong disasters and mishappenings in life. 

It all started when Cheryl’s life’s bad phase began. Where one side she was in grief for the loss of her lovely mother, the other side her marriage ended, and her heroin addiction was ending her happily settled livelihood. 

The tale changed when one day she took an impulsive decision to trail 1,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail all by herself. And all of then, she engraved her lifelong experience, how she made a comfortable life living in a tent, and a plethora of fears she overcomes with time.

This book is a must-read for people who are facing a tough time stabilizing their lives and mental peace. Also a must survival guide on living in the wilderness.

  1. Into the Wild

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Regardless of what if you’ve seen the movie “Into the wild”, I would still suggest you must invest in the book. You can have a much better vision of what the movie was all about!

And if you’re someone enthusiastic about adventures and haven’t watched the movie yet, this book is a perfect example of living a happy life by entirely cutting off from commercialization and materialism. 

Here’s a brief about the story:

Jon, in his book, Into the wild, encompassing Chris McCandless life long journey towards attaining peace and joy in life. He gave up all luxury and leisures of life, left his family, and donated his assets towards the betterment of society. And sneaked his way all over Alaska. The book, however, depicts a better understanding of his lifelong adventures.

Into the Wild is a true adventure classic written and illustrated in a way to influence the readers. It’s a must-read for everyone to have a positive outlook in life regardless of the pains and discomforts.

  1.  Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube

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This book is entitled the story of a weird girl or says a tough lady who was obsessed with living in the harshest cold conditions possible. This book is a pandora full of surprises about an obsessed girl living in the cold weather of Alaska and Norway with her sled dogs as her lifelong companions.

The protagonist refers to this book as the finest masterpiece on unveiling the human capacity of thriving in the chill-cold weathers and apart from gender sexism and extreme fears of living a common life.

This book is a go-to read for those who love venturing towards harshest places to live on earth and the writer herself engagingly wrote this book to keep the readers hooked with her life’s biography.

  1. Kings of the Yukon: A River Journey in Search of the Chinook

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Kings of Yukon River- is entailed as a journey towards the findings of Chinook Salmon along the banks of Yukon River. This book witnesses the endeavoring history of the distinctiveness of Salmon fish- which once worked as the prime heritage for the tribals living nearby the banks of Yukon River.

It’s not just about Salmon’s disappearance. However, it goes deeper than that! This book revealed the demolishment that Yukon tribals faced due to the extinction of Salmon’s disappearance, and how their livelihood was affected. It also deprived some of the dirtiest secrets about the Salmon’s we find in the supermarkets.

Sailed in the wild vast Alaskan wilderness, Kings of the Yukon is a worthy read!

  1. Alone Against the North

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This book comprises an unrealistic and wildest venture ever done by Adam Shoalts is an unknown destination of a river in Hudson Valley that hasn’t been mapped and sailed by no one in the world.

It’s a real-life thrilling story of Adam’s life. He sailed that dangerous river all alone not knowing where the destination will take him. Without a map, how he managed to know where he was and where the river was taking him.

Overall, it’s a thrilling adventure done by Adam and is a must-read for all the adventurous enthusiasts across the globe.

  1. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

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Written by the great “Into the Wild’s” author- Jon Krakauer in his collection of the best adventure books ever written. This is a heartbreaking story on the accounts of disasters that happened on the journey of expeditions of Mount Everest.

An Outside Magazine author, decided to join an Everest mountain expedition to unveil the harshest conditions one can face. Unfortunately, on the summit day, a power bagged storm hit on their basecamps. The very next day, 8 people died. 

Jon does extensive research by combining with the storm survivors to depict a thrilling adventure story that took lives away from their families.

Honestly, this is a must-read for everyone out there reading this blog post.

  1. Beyond the Trees: A Journey Alone Across Canada’s Arctic

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It’s a tale replicating the lifelong expedition towards a 4000 km journey of Adam’s across Canada’s ice-cold arctic. It’s a race to the destiny of Adam’s on-foot journey. A race against time, as he needs to reach a specific destination before winter begins and freeze humanity in the arctic. 

Witnessing the wilderness of nature, he came across too close wildlife encounters. The overall journey was full of plot-twisting thrills Adam witnessed throughout his journey.

 A must-read for the travelers wandering across the never-visited wilderness of the entire globe.

  1. A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

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An enchanting tale briefed by Bill Bryson of recovering his friend from alcohol addiction. Both of them took out walks to the neverending Appalachian Trail. Both of them were immature and persistent hikers. So the book is full of hilarious moments both witnessed during their expedition.

From mesmerizing sightseeings and the venture to the farthest trail in the American region, both engaged in between a strong bond.

Well, this book is an amusing must-read for every traveler who wants to recount their memories of traveling alongside friends to the never-ending ventures of the world. The book is filled with hilarious moments between the two.

  1. Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

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 I won’t say this is an adventurous survival story of a father-daughter who thrived in Alaska’s chill-cold wilderness or anything like that. Instead, it’s an imperial example of the daughter’s healthy bond with her father that they planned three wild journeys in Alaska’s wilderness.

This book engraves the three journeys of the father and daughter who planned to help a friend build a cabin in the summer’s, then another trip in the chill winters to help him renovate the cabin to withstand the storms and hurricanes.

And a final destination canoe trip to witness the mesmerizing sights of Alaska.

This book although is the best read for someone who is planning to strengthen their bond with their parents.

Final Verdict

Regardless of the fact that it’s a never-ending hustle and bustle to find the perfect adventure book to read. There are a plethora of talented mindsets evolving every day and working itself to churn out the best versions of traveling books possible.

This is an evolving list of the best books for adventure lovers. One thing I can comply with the belief that the above-mentioned books are worthy of reading, at least once. Head up and invest in the book that molds in the best interest of yourself. 

Feel free to share your experiences and books you think must be added to the best adventure books in 2020.

Happy Reading!!!

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