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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • DK EyeWitness Guides: Everestby Rebecca Stephens; Rebecca Stevens

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2001; Not Available

    From the greatest record-breaking heights to hidden peaks beneath the sea Eyewitness Everest is an original and exciting new guide to the enthralling challenges of life and death on the world's greatest mountain ranges. Written by Rebecca Stephens MBE the first British woman to climb Everest this absorbing account contains everythng you ever wanted... more...

  • Facing Upby Bear Grylls

    Pan Macmillan 2009; US$ 8.52

    At the age of twenty-three, Bear Grylls became one of the youngest Britons to reach the summit of Mount Everest. At extreme altitude youth holds no advantage over experience, and it is generally acknowledged that younger climbers have more difficulty coping with the adverse effects of mountaineering. Nevertheless, only two years after breaking his... more...

  • Learning To Breatheby Andy Cave

    Random House 2012; US$ 15.50

    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, and... more...

  • Instant rock climbingby Infinite Ideas

    Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 2.95

    This handy little guide is packed with tips and techniques for anybody who?s been climbing for a short while and wants to improve their technique. Clearly the best place to practise climbing skills is on a climbing wall or (harnessed securely) on a rock face, but we hope these ideas will give you some tips on what kit to invest in, help you improve... more...

  • Munro Almanacby Cameron McNeish

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    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.This guide to all of Scotland's Munros details the new list... more...

  • Because It's Thereby Alan Weber

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2003; US$ 18.99

    A collection of classic mountaineering stories. more...

  • Extreme Adventuresby Andy Torbet

    Transworld 2015; US$ 14.09

    Andy Torbet has been to some of the world?s most dangerous places in his previous career as a soldier and now as an explorer, adventurer and TV presenter on programmes such as The One Show and Coast . But, he insists, you don?t need to go to the farthest flung corners of the globe to find real challenge and push yourself to the very edge of your... more...

  • Colliding Continentsby Mike Searle

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 26.99

    Gargantuan geological forces created the spectacular mountain ranges of the Himalaya and Karakoram. Mike Searle, one of the world's most experienced field geologists, tells the scientific story, illustrating it with his own photographs, and accounts of his mountaineering and research in the region. more...

  • Hamish's Mountain Walkby Hamish Brown

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99

    Hamish Brown's account of his epic walk has been the inspiration for generations of hillwalkers. Sandstone Press is proud to present, not a mere reprint, but a complete reimagining of the book in a modern font, with a new introduction and appendix, and a new, extended colour plate section all provided by Hamish Brown. This will be a book that every... more...

  • No Place to Fallby Victor Saunders

    Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    No Place to Fall is Victor Saunder's follow up to his Boardman Tasker Prize winning debut book Elusive Summits. Covering three expeditions to familiar and unfamiliar ranges in Nepal, the Karakoram and the Kumaon, each shares the exhilaration of attempting new alpine-style routes on terrifyingly committing mountains. In 1989 Victor Saunders and Steve... more...