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- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 5.82
Few climbs are awarded the honour of being reduced to their initials. CB, the Central Buttress of Scafell, considered for years to be the hardest climb in the British Isles, is one of them. ‘Have any of you ever noticed a bayonet-shaped crack descending from the skyline about midway between Moss Ghyll and Botterill?s Crack on Scawfell? No? Has it... more...
- 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...
- Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 13.99
With more than 100 full-color photos and detailed captions showing how to create safe and simple rock-climbing anchoring systems, this is a take-to-the-crag companion book to our huge-selling Climbing Anchors . Designed for quick use by climbers on site, this book shows how to properly place and configure natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical... more...
- Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 18.67
Mit beispiellosem Engagement und eisernem Willen organisieren Gerold Biner und seine Schweizer Kollegen aus Zermatt den Aufbau einer Rettungsstation und ein Ausbildungsprogramm in Nepal. Dabei erleben sie wunderbare Fortschritte, aber auch dramatische Rückschläge. Eine Abenteuergeschichte, der es nicht an persönlichen Statements fehlt, sei es zur Leichtsinnigkeit... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 19.95
The Naked Mountaineer recounts a series of solo journeys to some of the world?s most exotic peaks in places such as Switzerland, Japan, and Borneo. However, it is far from the typical heroic mountain-expedition book. Although Steve Sieberson did reach many summits, in most cases his travels were more memorable for what he encountered along the way... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
‘I have given my whole life to the mountains. Born at the foot of the Alps, I have been a ski champion, a professional guide, an amateur of the greatest climbs in the Alps and a member of eight expeditions to the Andes and the Himalayas. If the word has any meaning at all, I am a mountaineer.? So Terray begins Conquistadors of the Useless– not with... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...