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  • Deep Playby Paul Pritchard; John Middendorf; Andy Parkin

    Vertebrate Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature, Paul Pritchard's Deep Play is a unique, stylish and timeless commentary reflecting the pressures and rewards of climbing some of the world's hardest and most challenging rock climbs. Pritchard started climbing in Lancashire before moving to join the vibrant Llanberis scene of the mid... more...

  • Mountain Disastersby Ann Weil

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95

    Disasters are inherently frightening, riveting, and involving. Grabbed straight from the headlines, these disasters leave tragedy, destruction, and years of anguish: The Eiger, Mount Everest, Mount Hood, Siula Grande, Denali, The Deadly Fourteeners, and more. more...

  • 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...

  • Beyond the Mountainby Steve House; Reinhold Messner

    Vertebrate Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    "An exceptional book." - Winner - Boardman Tasker Prize 2009 Winner - Mountain Literature Award, Banff Mountain Book Festival 2009 Reinhold Messner calls Steve House the best high-altitude climber in the world today, an honour he declines. “Being called the ‘best,?? says Steve, “makes me very uncomfortable. My intention is to be as good as I can... more...

  • Hiking and Backpackingby Victoria Logue

    Menasha Ridge Press 2013; US$ 15.95

    Hiking & Backpacking: Essential Skills to Advanced Techniques provides backpackers of all skill levels with the fundamental techniques and advanced tricks of trailsmithing needed to plan and carry out an enjoyable and rewarding outdoor adventure. more...

  • Tom Weirby Tom Weir; Hamish Brown

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86

    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...

  • The Mountain Withinby Alexander Huber; Anna Brailovsky

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 26.95

    One of the best mountaineers of our generation ?nally reveals the details of his many exciting extreme alpine ascents?ascents in which his only equipment is a pair of shoes and a small bag for holding chalk. Clinging to the crevasses in mountain walls, with muscles bulging as he makes his free ascent, Huber has become one of the world?s most recognized... more...

  • Climbing Ramabangby Gerry Galligan

    Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 29.17

    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$ 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...

  • Mein Weg auf den Kilimandscharoby Christel Zachert

    Brendow & Sohn 2013; US$ 10.51

    Christel Zachert ist 67 Jahre alt, als sie beschließt, sich einen Lebenstraum zu erfüllen: Sie macht sich auf den Weg nach Tansania, um den Kilimandscharo, den höchsten Berg Afrikas, zu besteigen. Der Weg zum Gipfel führt sie durch alle Klimazonen und bietet ihr ein unvergleichliches Naturschauspiel. Christel Zachert überwindet Felsen, Eiseskälte und... more...