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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • K2: The Story Of The Savage Mountainby Jim Curran

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • Scotland's Mountains Before the Mountaineersby Ian R. Mitchell

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 19.95

    Winner of the Outdoor Writers GUld Award for Excellence In 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 LENMAN Marvelous account of mountaineering's prehistory... as coulourful... more...

  • First Ascentby Stephen Venables

    Octopus Books 2014; Not Available

    "What transformed pure physical delight into something deeper was the fact that no-one had been here before..." Discover the fascinating stories of the men and women who have scaled the world's highest peaks. Featuring accounts of some of the world's most treacherous mountain climbs, this amazing collection covers the ascent of Mont Blanc in the 1780s,... more...

  • Rucksack Guide - Mountain Walking and Trekkingby Alun Richardson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    Rucksack Guide: Mountain Walking and Trekking is your essential handbook for when on the 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 weather - from interpreting weather maps to dealing with thunderstorms navigation... more...

  • Rucksack Guide - Alpinismby Alun Richardson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    Rucksack Guide - Alpinism is your essential handbook when on the 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 the Alpine environment: dealing with hazards, altitude and avalanches navigation: various techniques to... more...

  • Best Climbs Moabby Stewart M. Green

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 17.99

    Best Climbs Moab showcases the best climbs in the Moab area, ideal for climbers who want to hit as many select routes as possible in a weekend or short visit. Longtime desert climber Stewart Green leads you to the very best routes found in the desert surrounding Moab?from multi-pitch traditional-style gear routes on beautiful sandstone towers... more...

  • Conditioning for Climbersby Eric Horst

    Falcon Guides 2008; US$ 18.99

    Rock climbing is one of the most physically challenging sports, testing strength, flexibility, and stamina. To improve in the sport, climbers must build and maintain each of these assets. Conditioning for Climbers is the first book to help climbers of all ages and experience design and follow their own comprehensive, personalized exercise program.... more...

  • Better Boulderingby John Sherman

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 20.99

    This full-color book reveals the techniques and tricks gleaned from John Sherman's 30-year career as one of America's most respected and notorious bouldering gurus. more...

  • Climbby Kerry Burns; Cameron Burns

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 13.99

    Praise for Climb-- a 2012 Colorado Book Award Finalist:   "A great anthology that captures the humor, epics, and magic of the game we play." ?Sir Chris Bonington, acclaimed British mountaineer and author   "Climbers usually have more on their minds than putting pen to paper, such as getting to the next route alive. This lack of time or... more...

  • The Indoor Climbing Manualby John White

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99

    In this comprehensive guide, experienced climber and coach John White shows how to climb indoors and introduces the reader to a range of exercises and techniques that will not only improve their indoor climbing but also help them to climb more safely and effectively outside. Climbing on artificial walls has been growing in popularity since the idea... more...