The Beginner’s Guide to Adventure Sport in New Zealand

The Beginner’s Guide to Adventure Sport in New Zealand
By Steve Gurney
Random House, $35
Photos, great design and easy-to-consume text make this an excellent introduction to a wide range of adventure sports in New Zealand. Get your sport thrills out in the environment, be it in the water (swimming, paddling), the bush (running, tramping, orienteering), the mountains (climbing), in the snow, or any combination. You’ll find suggestions for kit, safety, how each sport operates, training, prep, and competing.