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  • Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Survivalby Molly Absolon

    Falcon Guides 2010; US$ 11.99

    Perfect for pack or pocket, this book breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. more...

  • Backpacker Magazine's Backpacking Basicsby Clyde Soles

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 11.99

    Backpacker magazine's Backpacking Basics informs readers about choosing where to go; selecting the appropriate gear; properly packing their equipment; finding their way in the wilderness; and planning easy and tasty meals. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations... more...

  • Viaje al Vesubioby Angel Saavedra. Duque de Rivas

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.86

    El duque de Rivas fue embajador en Italia (Nápoles) y Francia.   Biographische Informationen Ángel Saavedra. Duque de Rivas (Córdoba, 1791-Madrid, 1865). España. Luchó contra los franceses en la guerra de independencia y más tarde contra el absolutismo de Fernando VII, por lo que tuvo que exiliarse a Malta en 1823. Durante su exilio leyó obras... more...

  • Best Easy Day Hikes Oregon's North Coastby Lizann Dunegan

    Falcon Guides 2004; US$ 8.99

    This small pocket guide is designed for those visiting Oregon's northern coastline who are interested in short, easy trails (1-7 miles) that explore northern Oregon's scenic coastal parks and beaches. Best Easy Day Hikes Oregon's North Coast contains twenty-three easy day hikes starting from Fort Canby State Park in southwest Washington and continuing... more...

  • The Eiger Obsessionby John Harlin

    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...

  • K2by Ed Viesturs; David Roberts

    Crown Publishing Group 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...

  • Sir Edmund Hillaryby Kristine Brennan

    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...

  • Early Days in the Range of Lightby Daniel Arnold

    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...

  • Grasping for Heavenby Frederic V. Hartemann; Robert Hauptman

    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...

  • A Test of Willby Warren Macdonald

    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...