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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • The Next Horizonby Chris Bonington

    Vertebrate Publishing 2016; US$ 3.33

    The Next Horizon, the second volume in Chris Bonington's autobiography after I Chose to Climb , picks up his story from 1962 and relates his subsequent adventures as a mountaineer, photographer, journalist and expedition leader alongside eminent climbers including Doug Scott and Don Whillans , throughout an extraordinary decade of adversity,... more...

  • Among Secret Beautiesby Brian Wilkins

    Otago University Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Climbing entered the world stage in the 1950s: this was the era that produced not only Sir Edmund Hillary but a strong body of world-class New Zealand climbers. In this important and dramatic book Brian Wilkins, who was part of the adventure, shares his experiences of climbing in the Southern Alps and the Himalayas. During the New Zealand Alpine Club... more...

  • The Rock Climber's Exercise Guideby Eric Horst

    Falcon Guides 2016; US$ 23.99

    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 revised and updated edition of the classic book, Conditioning for Climbers , provides climbers of all ages and... more...

  • Best Climbs Phoenix, Arizonaby Stewart M. Green

    Falcon Guides 2017; US$ 18.99

    Best Climbs Phoenix Arizona is the next installment in the Best Climbs series from Falcon, appealing specifically to traveling climbers and local climbers who wanted to be directed toward the best local climbing. Although the Best Climbs guides feature routes of all grades, the emphasis is on moderate routes in the 5.6 to 5.10 range. The book... more...

  • Climbing - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Stephen E. Schmid; Hans Florine

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.50

    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...

  • DK EyeWitness Guides: Everestby Rebecca Stephens; Rebecca Stevens

    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...

  • Facing Upby Bear Grylls

    Pan Macmillan 2009; US$ 11.40

    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...

  • Learning To Breatheby Andy Cave

    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...

  • Instant rock climbingby Infinite Ideas

    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...

  • Munro Almanacby Cameron McNeish

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99

    This guide to all of Scotland's Munros details the new list of 285 peaks and their localities, Gaelic pronunciation, height, and climbing routes with times for both ascent and descent. Maps and photographs illustrate the region with hints on where to stay, OS references and difficulty ratings. more...