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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • Because It's Thereby Alan Weber

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2003; US$ 18.99

    A collection of classic mountaineering stories. more...

  • Extreme Adventuresby Andy Torbet

    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...

  • Colliding Continentsby Mike Searle

    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...

  • K2: Triumph And Tragedyby Jim Curran

    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...

  • Hamish's Mountain Walkby Hamish Brown

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99

    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...

  • No Place to Fallby Victor Saunders

    Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Bear Grylls: Two All-Action Adventuresby Bear Grylls

    Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 16.94

    Bear Grylls is one of the world's most famous survivors. Bear Grylls: Two All-Action Adventures combines two of his greatest adventures told in Facing Up and Facing the Frozen Ocean . 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... more...

  • To Ride the Mountain Windsby Leslie Symons

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    To Ride the Mountain Winds, possibly the first history of aerial mountaineering to span the whole period from the 18th century to the present day, is written for everyone interested in the history of mountaineering and also those interested in the history of aviation and the limits to which pilots have pushed their machines and their skills. This should... more...

  • Fear No Boundaryby Lincoln Hall; Sue Fear

    Hachette Australia 2014; US$ 22.99

    Fear No Boundary provides an insight into the psyche of Sue Fear, Australia's most successful female mountaineer and the first Australian woman to summit Mount Everest via the North Ridge Route. more...