Award-Winning ‘Adventure Inward: A Risk Taker’s Book of Quotes’ by Climber, Adventurer, and Author Jonathan Wunrow

A wonderful book. Adventure Inward does a great job of explaining many existential issues concerning life, death, and one’s purpose.
– Avery Griffin, Author of The Demon Rolmar

An excellent compilation of inspiring, humorous, and thought-provoking quotes sure to get anyone, no matter their hobbies, pastimes, or interests, thinking deeply about their world and what it means for us, as humans, to look inside ourselves. Each chapter is adorned with Wunrow’s clear voice and unfailing insight into the human psyche in the presence of “risk” and the many ways this can be interpreted.
– Bri Bruce, Publisher and Author of The Weight of Snow

Inspiring reading! Wunrow has written a wonderful gem for all those who appreciate, or want to better understand, the human urge to adventure. 
– Logan, Amazon Customer Review



Adventure Inward: A Risk Taker’s Book of Quotes
Jonathan Wunrow
Life is Twisted Press
Paperback published April 1, 2014
$3.99 (eBook), $10.95 (Trade Paperback)

Written for adventurers and non-adventurers alike, Adventure Inward’s collection of quotes and insights will inspire thrill seekers and risk takers of all sorts, encouraging personal exploration and offering insights into the ultimate adventure: inward. Through his own experiences as an avid mountain climber, the author uses quotes to explore the nature of why extreme sports enthusiasts do what they do, and how their risk taking impacts them and those around them. The fifteen topics explored in Adventure Inward offer perspectives on life, death, purpose, and meaning, not just for risk takers and extreme sports enthusiasts, but for people of all walks of life.

JON WUNROW is a parent, husband, adventurer, grant writer, cabin builder, Tribal consultant, adolescent therapist, and Green Bay Packer fanatic who occasionally finds time to plan and enjoy extreme adventures all over the world. In addition to pursuing his current goal of climbing the highest peak in every country in North, Central, and South America with his Australian climbing partner, he has also hiked the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail, completed a two-month canoe trip in Northern Canada, climbed Kilimanjaro with his son Seth, and has had adventures in dozens of countries around the world. Some of his country high points include Denali (Alaska), Sajama (Bolivia), Aconcagua (Argentina), Orizaba (Mexico), and Julianna Top (Suriname). After living and raising his son in Sitka, Alaska for sixteen years, the author now resides in Bloomington, Indiana with his amazing and supportive wife, Leslie. Jon Wunrow is also the author of High Points: A Climber’s Guide to Central America (2012).

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