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Mountaineering & Climbing

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  • On the Noseby Hans Florine; Jayme Moye

    Falcon Guides 2016; US$ 23.99

    The Nose is the most famous rock climb on earth, tracing the 3,000-foot prow of the granite formation known as El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Climbers didn?t figure out how to scale it until 1958? five years after Everest. In 1989, a young climber named Hans Florine attempted to ascend the Nose, an effort that took him 46 hours. He would... more...

  • Training for Climbingby Eric Horst

    Falcon Guides 2016; US$ 28.99

    Highly entertaining, idea-packed, and loaded with practical techniques and strategies, Training for Climbing presents a distillation of thirty years of experience and experimentation by accomplished veteran climber, renowned author, and performance coach Eric J. Horst. This is an illustrated, how-to guide, and the only one climbers will need.... more...

  • Deadly Peaksby Robert Hauptman; Frederic V. Hartemann

    Falcon Guides 2016; US$ 17.99

    Deadly Peaks is a collection of the most notable mountaineering disasters and near-disasters in history. Exhaustively researched by two of the most respected authorities on mountaineering history, the book is structured in a unique way: Longer recitations in chronological order followed by a group of briefer narratives, which all offer an intimate... more...

  • Climbingby Nate Fitch; Ron Funderburke

    Falcon Guides 2016; US$ 13.99

    This handy, pocket-size manual provides easy-to-understand, step-by-step guidance to climbers transitioning to the advanced level of trad rock climbing. more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95 US$ 13.17

    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...

  • 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$ 5.46

    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...