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- Vertebrate Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99
Shortlisted: 2016 Banff Mountain Book Competition ?1001 Climbing Tips had me laughing out loud in places, which I never thought possible for this genre of book. A tremendous resource that should be an essential addition to every climber?s loo-library? ? Ian Parnell, Climb magazine Imagine an alien came down to Earth, stuck a probe into a climber?s... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95 US$ 13.17
Climbing - Philosophy for Everyone presents a collection of intellectually stimulating new essays that address the philosophical issues relating to risk, ethics, and other aspects of climbing that are of interest to everyone from novice climbers to seasoned mountaineers. Represents the first collection of essays to exclusively address... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2001; Not Available
From the greatest record-breaking heights to hidden peaks beneath the sea Eyewitness Everest is an original and exciting new guide to the enthralling challenges of life and death on the world's greatest mountain ranges. Written by Rebecca Stephens MBE the first British woman to climb Everest this absorbing account contains everythng you ever wanted... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2009; US$ 10.93
At the age of twenty-three, Bear Grylls became one of the youngest Britons to reach the summit of Mount Everest. At extreme altitude youth holds no advantage over experience, and it is generally acknowledged that younger climbers have more difficulty coping with the adverse effects of mountaineering. Nevertheless, only two years after breaking his... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 2.95
This handy little guide is packed with tips and techniques for anybody who?s been climbing for a short while and wants to improve their technique. Clearly the best place to practise climbing skills is on a climbing wall or (harnessed securely) on a rock face, but we hope these ideas will give you some tips on what kit to invest in, help you improve... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 15.50
At the age of sixteen, Andy Cave followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps and became a miner - one of the last recruits into a dying world. Every day he would descend 3,000 feet into Grimethorpe pit. But at weekends Andy escaped from the pithead to a very different world - testing his nerve on the cliffs and mountains around Britain, and... more...
- Transworld 2015; US$ 14.09
Andy Torbet has been to some of the world?s most dangerous places in his previous career as a soldier and now as an explorer, adventurer and TV presenter on programmes such as The One Show and Coast . But, he insists, you don?t need to go to the farthest flung corners of the globe to find real challenge and push yourself to the very edge of your... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21
Gargantuan geological forces created the spectacular mountain ranges of the Himalaya and Karakoram. Mike Searle, one of the world's most experienced field geologists, tells the scientific story, illustrating it with his own photographs, and accounts of his mountaineering and research in the region. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 6.99
K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, at 8611 metres only a couple of hundred metres lower than Everest. It is one of the most unrelenting and testing of the worlds 8000-metre peaks. Jim Curran came to K2 as a climbing cameraman with an unsuccessful British expedition, but stayed on through the climbing season. This is his account of the... more...