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- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 18.94
In August 1979 twenty-seven-year-old Mike Trueman set sail from the south-west coast of Wales, en route to Cornwall. The young army helicopter pilot was helping to move his friend?s yacht from Northern Ireland to the south coast of England. But as they sailed out into the Irish Sea, the sky turned progressively darker and the winds gathered pace.... more...
- Falcon Guides 2009; US$ 17.99
Describes over 40 great hikes, highlighting the history and geography of each route. The book includes exhaustively detailed trail descriptions, mile-by-mile directional cues, trail contacts, elevation profiles, and GPS-quality maps. more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
In 1953 Hermann Buhl made the first ascent of Nanga Parbat – the ninth-highest mountain in the world, and the third 8,000-metre peak to be climbed, following Annapurna and Everest. It was one of the most incredible and committed climbs ever made. Continuing alone and without supplementary oxygen, Buhl made a dash for the summit after his partners... more...
- Day Hike Books 2011; US$ 14.99
Bozeman is a mountain community steeped in history and surrounded by stunning landscape. The fantastic scenery combined with national forests, wilderness areas, and an outdoor-oriented community make the hiking in this area superb. Day Hikes Around Bozeman, Montana is a collection of 110 of the best day hikes in the mountain ranges and valleys surrounding... more...
- Day Hike Books 2010; US$ 15.99
The Santa Barbara landscape is a picturesque mix of sandy coastline and forested mountains. The temperate climate and gentle ocean breezes have distinguished this area as the "jewel of the American Riviera." This comprehensive guide clearly describes the attractions and routes to all of the area's best day hikes. A wide range of hikes accommodates... more...
- Day Hike Books 2011; US$ 15.99
Greatly expanded 3rd edition! Day Hikes Around Ventura County now includes 116 day hikes in this scenic coastal county just north of Los Angeles. These hikes range from the Pacific Coast to the mountainous interior and national forests. Highlights include coastal estuaries and tidepools, long beaches backed by bluffs, waterfalls, swimming holes,... more...
- Day Hike Books 2009; US$ 12.99
Yosemite is one of the world's most popular national parks. Visitors go there to see Yosemite Valley, Half dome, the stunning waterfalls, giant sequoia groves, and the pristine alpine meadows. These 80 day hikes include all of the park's well-known attractions, plus many other hiking options to out-of-the-way destinations and unique vistas. Spectacular... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 26.00
In the 1960s an American named John Harlin II changed the face of Alpine climbing. Gutsy and gorgeous -- he was known as "the blond god" -- Harlin successfully summitted some of the most treacherous mountains in Europe. But it was the north face of the Eiger that became Harlin's obsession. Living with his wife and two children in Leysin, Switzerland,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 14.99
A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the bestselling authors of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top Ed Viesturs, one of the world's premier high-altitude mountaineers, explores the remarkable history of K2 and of those who have attempted to conquer it.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2000; US$ 30.00
After two years of training with the British Mount Everest Expedition, Edmund Hillary, along with Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, completed the challenging climb to become the first men to reach the summit of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, on May 29, 1953. But this historic achievement didn't mean the end of Hillary's adventures.... more...