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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • Into Thin Airby Jon Krakauer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 1998; US$ 15.95

    In March 1996, Outside Magazine sent me to Nepal to participate in, and write about, a guided ascent of Mount Everest. I went as one of eight clients on an expedition led by a well-known guide from New Zealand named Rob Hall. On May 10 I arrived on top of the mountain, but the summit came at a terrible cost. Among my five teammates who reached the... more...

  • Annapurnaby Maurice Herzog; Joe Simpson

    Random House 2010; US$ 17.58

    One of the great works of mountaineering literature WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JOE SIMPSON In 1950, no mountain higher than 8,000 meters had ever been climbed. Maurice Herzog and other members of the French Alpine Club resolved to try. This is the enthralling story of the first conquest of Annapurna and the harrowing descent. With breathtaking... more...

  • Adventure Sports Coachingby Matt Berry; Jane Lomax; Chris Hodgson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by adventure sports coaches, such as the dynamic natural... more...

  • Best Climbs Moabby Stewart M. Green

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 17.99

    With Best Climbs, FalconGuides introduces a new type of guidebook to some of America's most popular climbing destinations. Written for nonlocal climbers who have only a few days to climb during each visit, these guides provides visually appealing, to-the-point information that filters out the classic routes and very best climbs. Written... more...

  • Better Boulderingby John Sherman

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 20.99

    This full-color book reveals the techniques and tricks gleaned from John Sherman's 30-year career as one of America's most respected and notorious bouldering gurus. more...

  • Climbby Kerry Burns; Cameron Burns

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 13.99

    A cliffhanging collection of 15 of the world's greatest climbing adventures and 2012 Colorado Book Award Finalist more...

  • Conditioning for Climbersby Eric Horst

    Falcon Guides 2008; US$ 18.99

    The only conditioning book a rock climber needs! Rock climbing is one of the most physically challenging sports, testing strength, endurance, flexibility, and stamina. Good climbers have to build and maintain each of these assets. This is the first-ever book to provide climbers of all ages and experience with the knowledge and tools to design... more...

  • Escape from Lucaniaby David Roberts

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.95

    In 1937, Mount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America. Located deep within the Saint Elias mountain range, which straddles the border of Alaska and the Yukon, and surrounded by glacial peaks, Lucania was all but inaccessible. The leader of one failed expedition deemed it "impregnable." But in that year, a pair of daring young climbers... more...

  • The Ghosts of K2by Mick Conefrey

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 26.99

    "Most of us will never experience K2. Mick Conefrey leaves readers with both tremendous admiration for and an appreciation of the consequences for those who succeed in an adventure so physically, mentally, and emotionally taxing.? Kirkus Reviews At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it?s a far harder climb. In this... more...

  • High Exposureby David Breashears; Jon Krakaeur

    Canongate Books 2014; US$ 13.29

    For generations of adventurers, from Mallory to Hilary, Norgay to Krakauer, Mount Everest and the world's greatest peaks have provided the ultimate testing ground. But as the public's fascination with mountaineering reaches an all time high, the question remains - why climb? In High Exposure, legendary rock climber, mountaineer and film-maker David... more...