Access All Areas: A User's Guide to the Art of Urban Exploration

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Infilpress, Nov 20, 2005 - Social Science - 242 pages
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Discover a hidden world in your own city!

From Ninjalicious, the author of Infiltration zine, comes Access All Areas, the the first published guide to the exciting art of urban exploration, a rapidly growing hobby that allows participants to personally experience their cities’ hidden and off-limits spaces. Through chapters on topics like sneaking around, equipping and training, readers will learn the basics of the hobby, as well as about the most popular sites for urban exploration, such as abandoned buildings, construction sites, storm drains and utility tunnels.

Always an adventurer, Toronto author Ninjalicious began his intensive, thoroughly documented approach to exploration during a lengthy hospital stay, when boredom motivated him to explore the beautiful old building’s every nook and cranny. He began publishing the zine Infiltration in 1996, in conjunction with the website, which, with nearly 2,000 visitors a day, is widely considered to be an authoritative source on the hobby of urban exploration. Ninjalicious completed Access All Areas shortly before his untimely death from cancer in summer 2005.

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Fun read about urban exploration. Casual writing for a casual subject, the author is listed as "Ninjalicious," so if you accept that the author wrote this book for fun you'll enjoy it. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Ninjalicious, also known as Jeff Chapman, created the popular website and the print publication Infiltration, 'the zine about going places you're not supposed to go'. He is considered to be one of the founders of the modern-day urban exploration movement, and spent most of his life enthusiastically exploring Toronto, and the world, until his death in 2005.

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