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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • Rucksack Guide - Mountaineering in Remote Areas of the Worldby Alun Richardson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99

    Rucksack Guide - Mountaineering in Remote Areas of the World is your essential handbook for planning and undertaking mountaineering expeditions around the world. It offers concise guidance and support for whatever situations you might find yourself in, including: where to go: tips on gaining sponsorship, permits and the best times to visit ... more...

  • Rucksack Guide - Ski Mountaineering and Snowshoeingby Alun Richardson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99

    Rucksack Guide - Ski Mountaineering and Snowshoeing 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 equipment: choosing the right skis and looking after them finding the best... more...

  • 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...

  • In the Shadow of Denaliby Jonathan Waterman

    Lyons Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    A classic in the genre of mountain literature?with a new preface by the author more...

  • The Mammoth Book Of Everestby Jon E. Lewis

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available

    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...

  • Annapurnaby Arlene Blum

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 19.95

    In August 1978, thirteen women left San Francisco for the Nepal Himalaya to make history as the first Americans—and the first women—to scale the treacherous slopes of Annapurna I, the world?s tenth highest peak. Expedition leader Arlene Blum here tells their dramatic story: the logistical problems, storms, and hazardous ice climbing; the conflicts... more...

  • Above the Cloudsby Anatoli Boukreev

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    When Anatoli Boukreev died on the slopes of Annapurna on Christmas day, 1997, the world lost one of the greatest adventurers of our time. In Above the Clouds , both the man and his incredible climbs on Mt. McKinley, K2, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest-including his diary entries on the infamous 1996 disaster, written shortly after his return-are immortalized.... more...

  • The Mammoth Book Of Everestby Jon E. Lewis

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; US$ 14.93

    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 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...

  • Scotland's Mountains Before the Mountaineersby Ian R Mitchell

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    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...... more...