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- Random House 2010; US$ 15.50
Don Whillans has an iconic significance for generations of climbers. His epoch-making first ascent of Annapurna's South Face, achieved with Dougal Haston in 1970, remains one of the most impressive climbs ever made - but behind this and all his other formidable achievements lies a tough, recalcitrant reality: the character of the man himself. Whillans... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99
Long recognised as one of Britain's finest mountain writers, this collection brings together the best of Jim Perrin's essays and articles on climbing.Perrin has selected these from four decades of describing and commenting on the experience of rock-climbing and the characters of the climbing community and includes rare, uncollected pieces, substantial... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99
Travel writer Jim Perrin is a regular contributor to "The Great Outdoors", "Climber" and "The Daily Telegraph". This volume collects the best of his recent work and covers venues as far apart as Garhwal and Montana, Kirgizstan and the High Arctic, Hungary and Cuba. It features Perrin spending time with headhunters in Borneo, narwhal in Lancaster Sound,... more...
- Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 9.99
West tells the story of Jim Perrin's life against the lives and deaths of his cherished wife and son, and the landscapes through which they travelled together. It is a complex and sensual love-story, a celebration of the beauty and redemptive power of wild nature and an extraordinary account of one man's journey towards the acceptance of devastating... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 14.09
Using unpublished diaries, Jim Perrin, the acclaimed author of The Villain and Menlove , tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalayas and found the key to unlocking Everest. They crossed Africa by bicycle, explored China with... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
Long recognised as one of Britain's finest mountain writers, this collection brings together the best of Jim Perrin's essays and articles on climbing. Perrin has selected these from four decades of describing and commenting on the experience of rock-climbing and the characters of the climbing community and includes rare, uncollected pieces, substantial... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
'When a man is conscious of the urge to explore, not all the arduous journeyings, the troubles that will beset him and the lack of material gains from his investigations will stop him.' Nanda Devi is one of the most inaccessible mountains in the Himalaya. It is surrounded by a huge ring of peaks, among them some of the highest mountains in the Indian... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
'I believe we so far forgot ourselves as to shake hands on it.' - H. W. Tilman, on reaching the summit of Nanda Devi. In 1934, after fifty years of trying, mountaineers finally gained access to the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. Two years later an expedition led by H. W. Tilman reached the summit. It was the highest mountain to be climbed until 1950. The Ascent... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
'As I studied the maps, one thing about them captured my imagination ? Across this blank space was written one challenging word, "Unexplored"' In 1937 two of the twentieth century's greatest explorers set off to explore an unknown area of the Himalaya, the breath-taking Shaksgam mountains. With a team of surveyors and Sherpas, Eric Shipton and H.W.... more...