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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • 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$ 11.09

    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$ 15.51

    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 In this touching book, unpublished letters from the George Lowe collection are brought together for the first time to describe the day-to-day moments of the historic 1953 Everest expedition.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...

  • Peary to the Poleby Walter Lord

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99

    For most of his life, an explorer fought to conquer the North Pole On March 1, 1909, only 413 miles of treacherous ice separated Robert E. Peary from realizing his lifelong dream of becoming the first man to set foot on the North Pole. On that dark morning on Canada?s Ellesmere Island, it was cold enough to freeze a bottle of brandy. Though appearing... more...

  • The Towerby Kelly Cordes

    Patagonia 2014;

    Patagonia?s Cerro Torre, considered by many the most beautiful peak in the world, draws the finest and most devoted technical alpinists to its climbing challenges. But controversy has swirled around this ice-capped peak since Cesare Maestri claimed first ascent in 1959. Since then a debate has raged, with world-class climbers attempting to retrace... more...

  • Denali's Howlby Andy Hall

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99

    Denali?s Howl is the white-knuckle account of one of the most deadly climbing disasters of all time. In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska?s Mount McKinley?known to the locals as Denali?one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world. Only five survived. Journalist Andy Hall, son of the park superintendent... more...