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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • Adventure Sports Coachingby Matt Berry; Jane Lomax; Chris Hodgson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by adventure sports coaches, such as the dynamic natural... more...

  • The Mammoth Book Of Everestby Jon E. Lewis

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; US$ 12.99

    This selection of the very best writing on Everest begins with the first attempts and continues, via Mallory's failed bid and Hillary and Tenzing's triumph, to the disasters of recent years. It features 35 white-knuckle accounts of climbing on the world's highest mountain, with all the tragedy and triumph of humankind's striving for the top of the... more...

  • Scotland's Mountains Before the Mountaineersby Ian R Mitchell

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 15.99

    Winner of the Outdoor Writers GUld Award for ExcellenceIn this new book on pre-mountaineering ascents and near ascents in the Highlands, we have at last a work which does justice to those who lived and worked, travelled and fought in the Highlands before Walter Scott. PROF. BRUCE LENMANMarvelous account of mountaineering's prehistory... as coulourful... more...

  • The Ghosts of K2by Mick Conefrey

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 26.99

    "Most of us will never experience K2. Mick Conefrey leaves readers with both tremendous admiration for and an appreciation of the consequences for those who succeed in an adventure so physically, mentally, and emotionally taxing.? Kirkus Reviews At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it?s a far harder climb. In this... more...

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

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 7.05

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

  • Hiking Idahoby Luke Kratz; Jackie Maughan; Ralph Maughan

    Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 23.99

    Lace up your boots and sample more than 100 trails in Idaho's vast undeveloped backcountry and wilderness areas. Discover pink granite peaks of the Sawtooth Range, "big tree" country in the Selkirk Mountain rain forest, and Hells Canyon - the deepest gorge in North America. Idaho offers hikers some of the most magnificent and rugged mountain scenery... more...

  • Everest 1953by Mick Conefrey

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 12.99

    On the morning of 2 June 1953, the day of Queen Elizabeth?s coronation, the first news broke that Everest had finally been conquered. Drawing on first-hand interviews and unprecedented access to archives, this is a ground-breaking new account of that extraordinary first ascent. Revealing that what has gone down in history as a supremely well-planned... more...

  • Redpointby Dan Hague; Douglas Hunter

    Stackpole Books 2011; US$ 33.99

    The first in-depth book on redpointing, where the climber does not weight the rope or pull or stand on manmade equipment. more...

  • Knots & Ropes for Climbersby Duane Raleigh

    Stackpole Books 1998; US$ 8.99

    1998 National Outdoor Book Award winner. How to tie 35 climbing knots: step-by-step illustrations, easy-to-follow directions, when to use and not to use, and expert advice on selection and care of ropes. more...

  • NOLS Wilderness Mountaineeringby Phil Powers

    Stackpole Books 2008; US$ 15.99

    This updated edition of the popular NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering reflects the most current practices, equipment, and risk management in mountain climbing. more...