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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • Last Hours on Everest: The gripping story of Mallory and Irvine?s fatal ascentby Graham Hoyland

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    An expert mountaineer cracks Everest?s most intriguing mystery - did Mallory and Irvine reach the summit before they perished on its slopes? more...

  • Killing Dragonsby Fergus Fleming

    Granta Publications 2011; US$ 18.07

    Fergus Fleming is a freelance writer living in London and Gloucestershire. Educated at Oxford University and City University, London, he trained as an accountant and barrister and has worked as a furniture maker. Fergus is also the author of Amaryllis, a portrait of his aunt, and of several children's books. Barrow's Boys is published by Granta Books. more...

  • Together on Top of the Worldby Phil and Susan Ershler; Robin Simons; Susan Ershler

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; Not Available

    On May 16, 2002, Phil and Susan Ershler reached the top of Mt. Everest and became the first couple in history to scale the fabled Seven Summits. What made their achievement all the more remarkable was that Susan was not a mountain climber, but a high-powered Fortune 500 executive who had never hiked or climbed until she met Phil at the age of 36.... more...

  • Together on Top of the Worldby Phil and Susan Ershler; Robin Simons; Susan Ershler

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 27.24

    On May 16, 2002, Phil and Susan Ershler reached the top of Mt. Everest and became the first couple in history to scale the fabled Seven Summits. What made their achievement all the more remarkable was that Susan was not a mountain climber, but a high-powered Fortune 500 executive who had never hiked or climbed until she met Phil at the age of 36.... more...

  • Rucksack Guide - Winter Mountaineeringby Alun Richardson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    Rucksack Guide - Winter Mountaineering is your essential handbook for the winter mountain. It offers concise guidance and support for whatever situations you might find yourself in, including: technical skills: tips and reminders on the key techniques equipment: from choosing the right crampons to ice climbing navigation: various techniques... more...

  • High Exposureby David Breashears; Jon Krakaeur

    Canongate Books 2014; US$ 12.49

    For generations of adventurers, from Mallory to Hilary, Norgay to Krakauer, Mount Everest and the world's greatest peaks have provided the ultimate testing ground. But as the public's fascination with mountaineering reaches an all time high, the question remains - why climb? In High Exposure, legendary rock climber, mountaineer and film-maker David... more...

  • First Ascentby Stephen Venables

    Octopus 2014; US$ 21.60

    An awe-inspiring account of pioneering mountain climbs that made history. more...

  • First Ascentby Stephen Venables

    Octopus 2014; Not Available

    An awe-inspiring account of pioneering mountain climbs that made history. 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... more...

  • K2: The Story Of The Savage Mountainby Jim Curran

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 6.99

    K2 is the world's second highest mountain, but its savage reputation is second to none. The loss of Alison Hargreaves and six companions in 1995 was a grim echo of the multiple deaths in 1986 and of earlier disasters which have become part of climbing legend. K2 has always attracted the greatest names in mountaineering. Wiessner, Houston, Bonatti,... more...