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- Patagonia Books 2013; US$ 9.95
What does it take to be one of the world's best high-altitude mountain climbers? A lot of fundraising; traveling in some of the world's most dangerous countries; enduring cold bivouacs, searing lungs, and a cloudy mind when you can least afford one. It means learning the hard lessons the mountains teach. Steve House built his reputation on ascents... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 86.91
Hauptbeschreibung Bergsport wird immer beliebter. Die zunehmende Zahl an Bergsportlern steigert aber zwangsläufig auch die Gefahr von Gebirgsunfällen und den Bedarf an organisierter Hilfeleistung für gefährdete, verunglückte oder vermisste Bergsportler. Wer ist hierfür zuständig und trägt Kosten und Risiken der häufig aufwendigen und nicht selten... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17
The start of a love affair. ‘I kicked off my shoes and prepared to climb in stocking feet, aware of an enormous sense of occasion as I laid hands on the rock and stepped up on the first rounded hold. It was not a hard climb but that was unimportant. I felt instinctively at home and at the finish experienced such a surge of happy elation that I knew... more...
- Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 16.95
A Walk in the Clouds: 50 Years Among the Mountainsis a heartwarming, inspirational, and evocative collection of memories and short stories fromKevReynolds, a prolific and celebrated guidebook author who has been roaming the mountains for a half-century. These recollections trailReyonlds'journeys through some of his favorite and most memorable lessons... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.97
As indoor climbing gets increasingly popular, ClimbBeyond proposes a new way to make it even more fun. With the innovative product, climbers can create an unlimited amount of boulder routes. How? All a climbing gym needs is a camera, a laser projector and a tablet. The routes are projected onto walls so you can help beginners with lead climbing and... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
Probably the greatest mountaineer of his day,' claimed Kenneth Mason in his definitive mountaineering history, Abode of Snow. Haversham Godwin-Austen (1834-1923), from an ancient and interesting Surrey aristocratic family with royal connections, not only found the first way to the 'savage mountain', K2, but went on to be the first serious explorer... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57
To Ride the Mountain Winds, possibly the first history of aerial mountaineering to span the whole period from the 18th century to the present day, is written for everyone interested in the history of mountaineering and also those interested in the history of aviation and the limits to which pilots have pushed their machines and their skills. This... more...
- Bluemoose Books Ltd 2014; US$ 9.48
Sir Chris Bonnington. " Success on all the seven summits is a feat in itself, made all the more remarkable by the fact thay wre all summited at their first attempt. However, Alistair's hardest climb is his recovery from a near fatal brain haemmorhage. All of the survival skills that a climber uses every day in the mountains have, undoubtedly, helped... 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...