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  • Meetings on the Edgeby Mags MacKean

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    Meetings On The Edge is a travel memoir by Mags MacKean, a once-frustrated journalist for the BBC, who took the plunge and abandoned a ten-year career to follow her dream to become a mountaineer. The book explores the impact of a solitary journey as well as unexpected encounters with some fascinating people along the way. The different natural environments... more...

  • Zero Daysby Barbara Egbert

    Wilderness Press 2010; US$ 13.95

    In April 2004, Barbara Egbert and Gary Chambers and their precocious 10-year-old daughter Mary embarked on a 2,650-mile hike from Mexico to Canada along the famed Pacific Crest Trail. This the well-told tale of their epic adventure, which required love, perseverance, and the careful rationing of toilet paper. Six months later, Mary would become the... more...

  • Almost Somewhereby Suzanne Roberts

    UNP - Bison Original 2012; US$ 19.95

    Day One, and already she was lying in her journal. It was 1993, Suzanne Roberts had just finished college, and when her friend suggested they hike California’s John Muir Trail, the adventure sounded like the perfect distraction from a difficult home life and thoughts about the future. But she never imagined that the twenty-eight-day hike would... more...

  • After Everestby Paul Little; Carolyne Meng-Yee

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 18.17

    A fascinating exploration of the life of mountaineer and adventurere, Edmund Hilary - penetrating beyond the legend to reveal a character of paradoxes. more...

  • Once Bittenby Nigel Vardy

    Ecademy Press Ltd 2008; US$ 14.99

    An inspirational read that will take you to one of the last great frontiers, the mighty Mt McKinley, and an expedition that not only challenged a team of British Mountaineers both physically, mentally and morally, but a trip that nearly cost them their lives.This book takes you on a journey through life changing decisions, both on the Mountain, and... more...

  • Hell of a Journeyby Mike Cawthorne

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14

    Hell of a Journey' describes what is arguably the last great journey to be undertaken in Britain: the entire Scottish Highlands on foot in one winter. On one level it is a vivid and evocative account of a remarkable trek - never attempted before - on another it celebrates the uniqueness of the Highlands, the scenery and ecology of 'the last wilderness... more...

  • The Appalachian Trail Hikerby Victoria Logue; Frank Logue

    Menasha Ridge Press 2013; US$ 14.95

    The Appalachian Trail Hiker is a one-stop guide to preparing for and hiking the A.T. Although primarily geared to prepare and sustain the intrepid thru hiker, the book is also a must-have for anyone who wishes to experience the A.T., whether for an hour or for six months. more...

  • The Mountain Withinby Alexander Huber; Anna Brailovsky

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 26.95

    One of the best mountaineers of our generation ?nally reveals the details of his many exciting extreme alpine ascents?ascents in which his only equipment is a pair of shoes and a small bag for holding chalk. Clinging to the crevasses in mountain walls, with muscles bulging as he makes his free ascent, Huber has become one of the world?s most recognized... more...

  • Walking in the Mountainsby Edith Rogovin Frankel

    Derrydale Press 2003; US$ 17.99

    Though this book was written with women in mind (there is a section on hiking while pregnant, for example), men will enjoy the ins and outs of proper equipment and how to use it, difficulty level of various mountains, the kinds of terrain a child may or may not be able to handle, and the health and spiritual benefits of walking in the mountains. more...

  • Shattered Airby Bob Madgic

    Burford Books 2011; US$ 16.95

    The compelling account of recklessness, tragedy, courage and rescue, a book whose sobering depiction of Nature's danger is tempered by unforgettable portraits of the triumphant human spirit. more...