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  • After Everestby Paul Little; Carolyne Meng-Yee

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 18.17

    A fascinating exploration of the life of mountaineer and adventurere, Edmund Hilary - penetrating beyond the legend to reveal a character of paradoxes. more...

  • Tom Weirby Tom Weir; Hamish Brown

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99

    From his early years Tom Weir MBE was set on making his way as an explorer, writer and photographer, a progress interrupted by World War Two but then leading to expeditions ranging from the Himalayas to Greenland. For over forty years his feature 'My Month' appeared in the Scots Magazine, reflecting his fascination with Scotland, its remote corners,... more...

  • Instant rock climbingby Infinite Ideas

    Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 2.95

    This handy little guide is packed with tips and techniques for anybody who?s been climbing for a short while and wants to improve their technique. Clearly the best place to practise climbing skills is on a climbing wall or (harnessed securely) on a rock face, but we hope these ideas will give you some tips on what kit to invest in, help you improve... more...

  • Climbing Ramabangby Gerry Galligan

    Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99

    Gerry Galligan's first book is a bold and expansive travel diary recounting his assembling of a small team of Irish mountaineers and their attempts on unclimbed mountains and unexplored valleys in the remote corners of the Indian Himalaya. Getting there, the team see the hardships of the sub-continent, while in the mountains they experience storms,... more...

  • Hanging Onby Martin Boysen

    Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 23.99

    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...

  • Girl on the Rocksby Katie Brown; Ben Moon

    Falcon Guides 2008; US$ 18.99

    Girl on the Rocks is designed to inspire women intrigued by the sport, but intimidated by its male dominance and stereotype as "extreme;" to instruct women on technique, strength, and mental agility from a woman's perspective; and to empower women to climb harder and with more courage. Written for any woman interested or involved in the sport,... more...

  • Beyond the Verticalby Layton Kor

    Falcon Guides 2013; US$ 28.99

    Layton Kor is pre-eminent in American mountaineering. He is considered the best rock climber of his generation, and his list of first ascents of technically difficult rock climbs, both free and aid, is perhaps unmatched by any American climber. In this book Kor tells the story in his own words of these groundbreaking and suspenseful climbs. Supplementing... more...

  • Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manualby Bob Gaines; Jason D. Martin

    Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 20.99

    Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual is intended to serve as a textbook for past and furture participants of the AMGA SPI program. The book more specifically address the needs of the professional cilmbing instructor and advanced recreational climbers. It presents the most current, internationally recognized standards for technical climbing... more...

  • Self-Rescueby David Fasulo; Mike Clelland

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 15.99

    Thismust-have handbook on rescue techniques for serious climbers fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber should know for safety and self-reliance. more...

  • Trad Climber's Bibleby John Long; Peter Croft

    Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 29.99

    Traditional, or simply, trad climbing , is a do-it-yourself adventure requiring the climbing team to negotiate the climb and to carry, hand-place and remove most if not all components of the roped safety system. In The Trad Climber?s Bible, two of the most revered and respected trad climbers in the world, John Long and Peter Croft, offer hard-won... more...