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Mountaineering & Climbing

Most popular at the top

  • No Way Downby Graham Bowley

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 14.09

    No Way Down is the the gripping, terrifying story of a brutal struggle for survival on the upper slopes of the Himalayan K2, the world's most hostile terrain, by Graham Bowley. K2, August 1st, 2008. Thirty climbers are attempting the summit of the most savage mountain on Earth. They make it. But before they start their descent an ice shelf... more...

  • Touching My Father's Soulby Broughton Coburn; Jamling Tenzing Norgay

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 18.32

    A book of adventure, wisdom and spiritual enlightenment. Touching My Father's Soul recounts Tenzing's son, Jamling Norgay's treacherous climb to the world's most forbidding summit. As retold in Krakauer's Into This Air , the 1996 IMAX climbing expedition collided with tragedy. As the climb unfolds so too does Norgay's inner journey. His desire... more...

  • Elusive Summitsby Victor Saunders

    Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 6.99

    Elusive Summits is the award winning first book by British mountaineer Victor Saunders, winner of the 1990 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature. Documenting climbs in the 1980s, at a time when the greatest mountains in the greatest ranges had been climbed by numerous routes, collected like sets of stamps and written about extensively by the... more...

  • The Guga Stoneby Donald S Murray

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 12.99

    In 1930, the last inhabitants of the isle of St Kilda were evacuated to the mainland. Shortly afterwards, following several acts of vandalism by local fishermen, Calum MacKinnon was sent back to the island to guard against further damage.Alone on the deserted island, he begins to re-imagine the conversations and stories from his years in the island... more...

  • Training for the New Alpinismby Steve House; Scott Johnston; Mark Twight

    Patagonia 2014; US$ 19.99

    In Training for the New Alpinism , Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Applying training practices from other endurance sports, House and Johnston... more...

  • Rucksack Guide - Mountain Walking and Trekkingby Alun Richardson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 8.99

    Rucksack Guide: Mountain Walking and Trekking is your essential handbook for when travelling on hills and mountains. Offering concise guidance, from technical skills, to navigation and survival, the book is colour-coded for easy reference and all information is presented clearly, making it simple to understand in testing conditions. more...

  • High Crimesby Michael Kodas

    Hachette Books 2008; US$ 20.00

    High Crimes is journalist Michael Kodas's gripping account of life on top of the world--where man is every bit as deadly as Mother Nature. In the years following the publication of Into Thin Air , much has changed on Mount Everest. Among all the books documenting the glorious adventures in mountains around the world, none details how the recent... more...

  • One More Stepby Bonner Paddock; Neal Bascomb

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.74

    In this exhilarating and inspirational memoir, the first man with cerebral palsy to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and complete the brutal Ironman competition shares the exhilarating adventure that led to his achievements—redefining our ideas of normal and proving that life is never truly limited for any of us. Bonner Paddock summited 19,341 foot-high Mount... more...

  • Annapurnaby Maurice Herzog; Nea Morin; Janet Adam Smith

    Open Road Media 2011; US$ 17.99

    One of Sports Illustrated ’s Top 100 Sports Books of All Time: A gripping firsthand account of one of the most daring climbing expeditions in history. Annapurna I is the name given to the 8,100-meter mountain that ranks among the most forbidding in the Himalayan chain. Dangerous not just for its extreme height but for a long and treacherous approach,... more...

  • SAS Survival Handbook, Third Editionby John 'Lofty' Wiseman

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 16.49

    The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival "A classic outdoor manual [that] addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it”-- Outside magazine Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology,... more...