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  • Rappellingby Bob Gaines

    Falcon Guides 2013; US$ 23.99

    This book includes all the information you need to learn how to rappel. Techniques for climbing applications are covered in detail, including multi-pitch rappelling methods and rope management. Also discussed are single rope fixed-line rappelling techniques used in caving, canyoneering, and for industrial applications, along with improvised rope... more...

  • Training for Climbingby Eric Horst

    Falcon Guides 2008; US$ 23.99

    Drawing on new research in sports medicine, nutrition, and fitness, this book offers a training program to help any climber achieve superior performance and better mental concentration on the rock, with less risk of injury. more...

  • Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Knotsby Clyde Soles

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 11.99

    Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Knots  provides readers step-by-step instructions for tying the most useful knots and hitches, splices and lashings for the outdoors; info on the best type of rope and knot for each task at hand; how to properly prepare, coil, and maintain ropes for durability and reliability.  more...

  • Beyond Limitsby Steve McClure

    Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    Beyond Limits is the autobiography of Steve McClure, one of the world's top rock climbers. From his childhood encounters with the sandstone outcrops of the North York Moors right up to his cutting-edge first ascents such as Overshadow (F9a+) at Malham and Mutation (F9a) at Raven Tor, Steve explores his deep passion for climbing and how it has dictated... more...

  • The Adventure Gameby Keith Partridge

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2015; US$ 7.99

    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...

  • Die Welt zu Füßenby Hans-Joachim Löwer

    Edition Raetia 2015; US$ 9.53

    Mit Sepp Dengg auf die Zugspitze, mit Olaf Reinstadler auf den Ortler, mit Marianne Ebneter auf die Jungfrau, mit Horst Fankhauser auf die Stubaier Gletscher. Große Ziele werden zu einem noch größeren Erlebnis, wenn man am Seil eines berühmten Guides geht. more...

  • Klettern in der Halleby Gabi Flecken; Detlef Heise-Flecken

    Meyer & Meyer 2015; US$ 13.35

    Die Herausforderung, eine steile Wand zu erklimmen und sich dabei voll auf seinen Sicherungspartner zu verlassen, verspricht Spannung pur. Damit dieses "Abenteuer" in Freizeit und Schule rundum sicher gestaltet werden kann, gibt das vorliegende Buch eine praxisorientierte, klar strukturierte und gut bebilderte Anleitung zum Klettern im Toprope.... 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...