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- Rothus Verlag 2013; US$ 10.99
Hübsch ist sie, die Stadt Solothurn. Die Werbung lobt die Seminarstadt, die Kulturstadt, die Filmstadt, die Literaturstadt. Sie zeigt auf das Wanderparadies am Jurasüdfuss und schwärmt von Panorama und Nebelmeer. Weniger kennt man die Region als idealen Ausgangspunkt für Outdoor-Aktivitäten aller Art. Doch das «Schtedtli a dr Aare» hält ein paar gute... more...
- Rothus Verlag 2014; US$ 10.99
Ein ernsthafter Bergsteiger ohne Biancograt ist wie ein...? Ja, was denn? Es ist nicht in erster Linie der Gipfelerfolg am Piz Bernina, der das Bergsteigerherz hoch schlagen lässt, sondern es ist vielmehr der schwindelerregende Gang über den legendären Biancograt, der die Gipfelstürmer in Scharen anlockt. Diese Photo Edition zeigt die beeindruckenden... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 13.99
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 Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.99
A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing K2, the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the bestselling authors of No Shortcuts to the Top At 28,251 feet, the world's second-tallest mountain, K2 thrusts skyward out of the Karakoram Range of northern Pakistan. Climbers regard it as the ultimate achievement in... 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...
- Counterpoint 2009; US$ 29.95
It's 1873. Gore-Tex shells and aluminum climbing gear are a century away, but the high mountains still demand your attention. Imagine the stone in your hands and thousands of feet of open air below you, with only a wool jacket to weather a storm and no rope to catch a fall. Daniel Arnold did more than imagine ? he spent three years retracing the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Mountain climbing is a difficult sport, at best, and its practitioners are unique. Here is a collection of interviews with 15 famed mountain climbers and three historians of the sport. Covering international climbing in all its aspects, including rock-face climbing, ice climbing, and high-summit ascension, these mountaineers relate their experiences,... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2005; US$ 11.45
In April 1997, Macdonald and a fellow climber and hiker decided to climb to the summit of Mount Bowen, on an island off the coast of Australia. One night, while his companion was asleep, Macdonald stepped out of the tent to heed a call of nature and wound up lying in a creek, his legs pinned under a massive rock. It was raining, too. Hard. He stayed... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
San Juan National Forest, Aspen, Vail, Mesa Verde National Park, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Denver, Boulder, Colorado Sorings, Telluride, Durango - plus all the smaller towns and attractions. Accommodations, restaurants, shopping for every budget. Plus hiking, biking, horseback riding, skiing, backpacking, with all the details on where to do it, the... more...