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- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.91
As indoor climbing gets increasingly popular, ClimbBeyond proposes a new way to make it even more fun. With the innovative product, climbers can create an unlimited amount of boulder routes. How? All a climbing gym needs is a camera, a laser projector and a tablet. The routes are projected onto walls so you can help beginners with lead climbing and... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 29.17
Frank Smythe?s mountaineering achievements in the decade before the Second World War became a part of climbing history. His intensive Alpine climbing, followed by two Himalayan expeditions — to Kangchenjunga in 1930 and success the following year on Kamet, the highest summit then reached — became the prelude to Everest. And in 1933 on that great mountain,... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57
To Ride the Mountain Winds, possibly the first history of aerial mountaineering to span the whole period from the 18th century to the present day, is written for everyone interested in the history of mountaineering and also those interested in the history of aviation and the limits to which pilots have pushed their machines and their skills. This... more...
- Patagonia Books 2013; US$ 9.95
What does it take to be one of the world's best high-altitude mountain climbers? A lot of fundraising; traveling in some of the world's most dangerous countries; enduring cold bivouacs, searing lungs, and a cloudy mind when you can least afford one. It means learning the hard lessons the mountains teach. Steve House built his reputation on ascents... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 13.49
In 1961 the Royal Navy came up with a brilliant idea: why not take all its rogues, thugs and malcontents and place them on board its flagship, HMS Bermuda, where hard work and continuous exercising would keep them out of trouble?Joining this colourful crew was sixteen-year-old Peter Broadbent, fresh out of his years training at HMS Ganges, and... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
‘I could never again maintain that I was caught up in this game unwillingly. I knew now what I wanted to do. Willingly would I accept the hardship and fear, the discipline and the sacrifices, if only I could be given back the chance to climb that mountain.? Joe Tasker lies, struck down by a tooth abscess, in a damp, bug-infested room in the Himalaya,... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
Mountain tops have long been seen as sacred places, home to gods and dreams. In one climbing year Peter Boardman visited three very different sacred mountains. He began in the New Year, on the South Face of the Carstensz Pyramid in New Guinea. This shark?s fin of steep limestone walls and sweeping glaciers is the highest point between the Andes and... more...