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- 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...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 7.28
Kurt Diemberger belongs to an elite mountaineering club. He is one of only two climbers to have made first ascents of two 8,000-metre peaks – Broad Peak and Dhaulagiri. His Broad Peak ascent was the first eight-thousander climbed in alpine style without oxygen. He had climbed the major Alps north faces (the Eiger, Matterhorn and Grandes Jorasses)... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 18.94
In August 1979 twenty-seven-year-old Mike Trueman set sail from the south-west coast of Wales, en route to Cornwall. The young army helicopter pilot was helping to move his friend?s yacht from Northern Ireland to the south coast of England. But as they sailed out into the Irish Sea, the sky turned progressively darker and the winds gathered pace.... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
In 1953 Hermann Buhl made the first ascent of Nanga Parbat – the ninth-highest mountain in the world, and the third 8,000-metre peak to be climbed, following Annapurna and Everest. It was one of the most incredible and committed climbs ever made. Continuing alone and without supplementary oxygen, Buhl made a dash for the summit after his partners... more...
- 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...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 29.17
On 14 June 1990, at Raven Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District, twenty-four-year-old Ben Moon squeezed his feet into a pair of rock shoes, tied in to his rope, chalked his fingers and pulled on to the wickedly overhanging, zebra-striped wall of limestone. Two minutes later he had made rock-climbing history with the first ascent of Hubble, now widely... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
In 1938 Anderl Heckmair made the first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, a monumental climb that cemented his place in history. In My Life he tells the story of how he turned from a fragile child wrapped, ‘quite literally, in cotton bindings,? into one of the most important mountaineers in the world. Leaving school in 1920, Heckmair dedicated... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
‘The best climbing book I?ve ever read.? Lito Tejada Flores High Ed Drummond is one of the great characters of the British climbing scene. An inspired climber and writer, he made first ascents across the UK and wrote some of the most unusual articles in the mountaineering world. In doing so, he won two Keats prizes, a National Poetry prize and created... more...
- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 10.19
The Boys of Everest', which received enormous praise when published in hardback, tells the story of a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest's first ascent. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing acheivement and heartbreaking loss. Their leader was the boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington.... more...