Blackstone Publishing Presents Outdoor Adventure Memoir Book

GO FIND: My Journey To Find The Lost–And Myself

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Book Synopsis

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Somewhere between hunting for gold in Latin America as a geologist and marriage to a new husband, 33-year-old Susan Purvis loses her way.

Susan comes to believe that a puppy and working on ski patrol at the last great ski town in Crested Butte, Colorado will improve her life. When she learns about avalanches that bury people without warning, she challenges herself: “What if I teach a dog to save lives?” This quest propels her to train the best possible search dog, vowing to never leave anyone behind. Read More

The Author

Susan Purvis saves lives and teaches others to do the same.

Susan Purvis – Author

Susan Purvis is a Lead Instructor with Wilderness Medical Associates and the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE). She is a professional member of the American Avalanche Association (AAA), the Explorers Club, Wilderness Medical Society and ex Mountain Rescue Association member.

Susan’s love for outdoor adventure and wilderness medicine has taken her to the hottest, coldest, and highest places on earth: Ethiopia, Antarctica, and Nepal. As a wilderness medicine specialist and extraordinary speaker, Susan has worked on film sets for National Geographic Channel, truTV, appeared on the science documentary, The Hottest Place on Earth, aired on the BBC and Discovery. She’s been featured or quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian, on CNN, television, numerous magazines, and newspaper articles.

Since 1998, Susan has owned and operated Crested Butte Outdoors International, based in Whitefish, Montana ( Her mission is to teach students how to think critically in unconventional settings. Read More

Free preview of “Go Find” chapter one