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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • Dark Summitby Nick Heil

    Random House of Canada 2011; US$ 21.00

    In the tradition of Jon Krakauer?s Into Thin Air , Nick Heil recounts the harrowing story of the deadly and controversial 2006 climbing season on Everest. In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln... more...

  • Breaking Trailby Arlene Blum

    Scribner 2005; Not Available

    Arlene Blum is a legendary trailblazer by any measure. Defying the climbing establishment of the 1970s, she led the first teams of women on successful ascents of Mt. McKinley and Annapurna, and was the first American woman to attempt Mt. Everest. In her long, adventurous career, she has played a leading role in more than twenty expeditions and forged... more...

  • Outback Survivalby Bob Cooper

    Hachette Australia 2012; US$ 20.33

    A timeless practical book that covers all you need to know about how to survive in the outback. more...

  • Outback Survivalby Bob Cooper

    Hachette Australia 2012; Not Available

    A timeless practical book that covers all you need to know about how to survive in the outback. more...

  • Hamish's Mountain Walkby Hamish Brown

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86

    Hamish Brown?s account of his epic walk has been the inspiration for generations of hillwalkers. Sandstone Press is proud to present, not a mere reprint, but a complete reimagining of the book in a modern font, with a new introduction and appendix, and a new, extended colour plate section all provided by Hamish Brown. This will be a book that every... more...

  • K2: Triumph And Tragedyby Jim Curran

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 10.57

    In the summer of 1986 there were nine expeditions on K2. Twenty-seven climbers reached the summit; thirteen died trying. This is a gripping first hand account of one of the worst tragedies in the history of mountaineering. more...

  • K2: Triumph And Tragedyby Jim Curran

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available

    In the summer of 1986 there were nine expeditions on K2. Twenty-seven climbers reached the summit; thirteen died trying. This is a gripping first hand account of one of the worst tragedies in the history of mountaineering. more...

  • No Place to Fallby Victor Saunders

    Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28

    No Place to Fall is Victor Saunder?s follow up to his Boardman Tasker Prize winning debut book Elusive Summits. Covering three expeditions to familiar and unfamiliar ranges in Nepal, the Karakoram and the Kumaon, each shares the exhilaration of attempting new alpine-style routes on terrifyingly committing mountains. In 1989 Victor Saunders and Steve... more...

  • Letters from Everestby George Lowe

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 14.78

    A unique book of letters from the1953 Everest exhibition published to coincide with the 60th anniversary. In this touching book, unpublished letters from the George Lowe collection are brought together for the first time to describe the day-to-day moments of the historic 1953 Everest expedition. Lowe met Hillary while working in New Zealand's Southern... more...

  • True Summitby David Roberts

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 15.99

    In a startling look at the classic Annapurna -- the most famous book about mountaineering -- David Roberts discloses what really happened on the legendary expedition to the Himalayan peak. In June 1950, a team of mountaineers was the first to conquer an 8,000-meter peak. Maurice Herzog, the leader of the expedition, became a national hero in... more...