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- Harbour Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
With a total of 31 North Shore hikes (15 in West Vancouver and 16 in North Vancouver), plus two in the Pemberton area, this is the most comprehensive collection of North Shore hiking trails to be found anywhere. Focusing on the varied and interesting hiking trails through the wilderness of Metro Vancouver?s North Shore forests, many entries feature... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2015; US$ 12.99
Keith Partridge has been one of the world's leading adventure cameramen for two decades. The BAFTA winning Touching The Void, Beckoning Silence and Human Planet are just some of the films that have taken him to the ends of the earth. If some astonishing location has amazed you on television, or you have watched a climber, or explorer, in some outrageous... more...
- Falcon Guides 2015; US$ 20.99
Hiking Waterfalls in New England includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for approximately 100 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the area. Hike descriptions also include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates. Hiking Waterfalls in New England will take you through state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness... 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...
- Boone and Crockett Club 2015; US$ 9.99
From his youth on a hardscrabble Texas farm to a career at the pinnacles of natural resource leadership in Washington, D.C., the life of Jack Ward Thomas is the story of how conservation happened in America during the second-half of the twentieth century. Forks in the Trail is a collection of stories about the experiences that shaped the values,... more...
- Boone and Crockett Club 2015; US$ 9.99
Hunting nourishes human bodies, minds, and, in some cases, careers. Like many rural Texas youths in the 1940s, Jack Ward Thomas learned to hunt early on. It provided food for his family and a lifetime of enjoyment. But hunting also brought Thomas to his life's work in conservation, highlighted by his tenure as chief of the U.S. Forest Service. Hunting... 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...
- 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$ 29.99
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...