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By Colin Angus

ISBN-10: 0767910508

ISBN-13: 9780767910507

the genuine tale of 3 enthusiastic (but green) adventurers who try and develop into the 1st group to raft the complete size of the Amazon River–all 4,007 miles--and (barely) reside to inform approximately it.

To a trio of twenty-something adrenaline junkies, it seemed like an impossible to resist problem: take on the Amazon with not anything greater than a rubber raft among them and destiny. but if Colin Angus, Ben Kozel, and Scott Borthwick launched into their great voyage in September 1999, simply hiking to the river’s resource approximately killed them.

Beginning with the dehydration that just about did the adventurers in as they hiked the Andes to the river's resource, Amazon Extreme is a wide ranging account of the day-by-day demanding situations, risks, and triumphs skilled over the process this five-month day trip. without cash to talk of and faulty, fifty-year-old maps to lead them, this intrepid trio manages to persevere via violent rapids, guerilla gunfire, mosquito-infested ingesting water, and diverse bouts of affliction. yet despite a number of near-death stories, together with one fairly terrifying second while their raft is toppled within the raging white water, Angus's group reveals a reverence for the compelling good looks that makes this quarter so popular. Amidst the worry are moments of natural excitement, from swish dolphins and luxurious forests to the fascinating, gracious humans who’ve made their houses alongside the riverbank.

An inspiring story of braveness and exploration, this can be the tale of 3 men who really went off the deep finish, and person who got here again to write down a riveting recollection of it.

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