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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • The Mammoth Book of On The Edgeby Jon E. Lewis

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 4.99

    No one sees clearer than an individual whose life is hanging by the finger tips on the edge of an abyss. Probing the furthest reaches of human daring and endurance, here are 28 of the great first-hand accounts of extreme mountaineering, from legendary names. Featuring: Heinrich Harrer - first conqueror of the notorious Eigerwand. Robert... more...

  • The Mammoth Book of Mountain Disastersby Hamish MacInnes

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 9.99

    Caught way up on the mountain, no one is safe, from the archetypal nightmare of Tony Kurtz, seen to freeze to death by his stranded rescuers as he hung off the Eiger, to events that unfolded on the Grand Teton, where rescuers narrowly escaped being clubbed to death by their reluctant rescuees. This collection of 35 first-hand accounts will shock... more...

  • Blank on the Mapby Eric Shipton; T.G. Longstaff; Jim Perrin; Hugh Ruttledge

    Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    'As I studied the maps, one thing about them captured my imagination ? Across this blank space was written one challenging word, "Unexplored"' In 1937 two of the twentieth century's greatest explorers set off to explore an unknown area of the Himalaya, the breath-taking Shaksgam mountains. With a team of surveyors and Sherpas, Eric Shipton and H.W.... more...

  • Rucksack Guide - Ski Mountaineering and Snowshoeingby Alun Richardson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99

    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...

  • One Man?s Everestby Kenton Cool

    Random House 2015; US$ 12.68

    Kenton Cool is the finest alpine climber of this generation. His accomplishments are staggering. He has summited Everest twelve times. He is the first person in history to climb the three Everest peaks, the so-called Triple Crown, in one climb, a feat previously thought impossible. He was nominated for the prestigious piolet d'Or in 2004 for climbing... more...

  • Lydia Bradey: Going Up is Easyby Laurence Fearnley

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.38

    In 1988, Lydia Bradey became the first woman to climb Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen. She made the ascent alone and to date she is the only New Zealander to have made an oxygen-free ascent. Her climb was a truly remarkable achievement but also an internationally controversial one. Going Up is Easy details for the first time the events... more...

  • Climbingby Nate Fitch; Ron Funderburke

    Falcon Guides 2015; US$ 13.99

    Climbing: From Gym to Rock is a pocket-size instructional climbing book with the backing of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) that focuses on getting indoor climbers outdoors. The book will feature information on environment and terrain, types of crag, best practices, and more. Photos will be throughout. more...

  • Climbing: Protectionby Nate Fitch; Ron Funderburke

    Falcon Guides 2015; US$ 13.99

    Climbing: Protection is a pocket-size instructional climbing book with the backing of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) that focuses on climbing protection and safety. The book will feature information on environment and terrain, best practices, gear, and more. Photos will be throughout. more...

  • Rock Climbing Connecticutby David Fasulo

    Falcon Guides 2015; US$ 29.99

    Covers the well-known traprock crags as well as lesser-known climbing areas. Ragged Mountain, Pinnacle Rock, Cathole Pass, and other crags offer climbs ranging from moderate fives to tough 5.12s. Detailed route descriptions, maps, and topos are included. more...

  • The White Spiderby Heinrich Harrer

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 8.74

    A classic of mountaineering literature, this is the story of the harrowing first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, the most legendary and terrifying climb in history. more...