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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • High Crimesby Michael Kodas

    Hyperion 2008; Not Available

    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...

  • Climbing - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Stephen E. Schmid; Hans Florine

    Wiley 2011; US$ 20.95

    Climbing - Philosophy for Everyone  presents a collection of intellectually stimulating new essays that address the philosophical issues relating to risk, ethics, and other aspects of climbing that are of interest to everyone from novice climbers to seasoned mountaineers. Represents the first collection of essays to exclusively address... more...

  • Dark Summitby Nick Heil

    Random House of Canada 2011; US$ 21.00

    In the tradition of Jon Krakauer?s Into Thin Air , Nick Heil recounts the harrowing story of the deadly and controversial 2006 climbing season on Everest. In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln... more...

  • Breaking Trailby Arlene Blum

    Scribner 2005; Not Available

    Arlene Blum is a legendary trailblazer by any measure. Defying the climbing establishment of the 1970s, she led the first teams of women on successful ascents of Mt. McKinley and Annapurna, and was the first American woman to attempt Mt. Everest. In her long, adventurous career, she has played a leading role in more than twenty expeditions and forged... more...

  • Breaking Trailby Arlene Blum

    Scribner 2005; Not Available

    Arlene Blum is a legendary trailblazer by any measure. Defying the climbing establishment of the 1970s, she led the first teams of women on successful ascents of Mt. McKinley and Annapurna, and was the first American woman to attempt Mt. Everest. In her long, adventurous career, she has played a leading role in more than twenty expeditions and forged... more...

  • Learning To Breatheby Andy Cave

    Random House 2012; US$ 13.07

    At the age of sixteen, Andy Cave followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps and became a miner - one of the last recruits into a dying world. Every day he would descend 3,000 feet into Grimethorpe pit. But at weekends Andy escaped from the pithead to a very different world - testing his nerve on the cliffs and mountains around Britain,... more...

  • Munro Almanacby Cameron McNeish

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 11.65

    This guide to all of Scotland's Munros details the new list of 285 peaks and their localities, Gaelic pronunciation, height, and climbing routes with times for both ascent and descent. Maps and photographs illustrate the region with hints on where to stay, OS references and difficulty ratings. more...

  • Outback Survivalby Bob Cooper

    Hachette Australia 2012; US$ 23.48

    A timeless practical book that covers all you need to know about how to survive in the outback. more...

  • Outback Survivalby Bob Cooper

    Hachette Australia 2012; Not Available

    A timeless practical book that covers all you need to know about how to survive in the outback. more...

  • Because It's Thereby Alan Weber

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2003; US$ 18.99

    A collection of classic mountaineering stories. more...