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- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 35.00
In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world?s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is the longest route to the summit of an 8,000-metre peak. Ten expeditions had tried and failed to... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2012; US$ 6.99
For over thirty years John Allen was an active member of the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and for most of them acted as Team Leader. In 'Cairngorm John' (his call sign when in contact with search and rescue helicopters) he recalls the challenges of mountain rescue and the many changes he has both witnessed and been a party to. His book is filled... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95
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...
- National Geographic Society 2013; US$ 28.00
Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain. In 1963, the American Mount Everest Expedition made mountaineering history. It was the first American venture to successfully scale the legendary peak and the first... more...
- Simon & Schuster 1999; US$ 12.00
This is the adventure story of the year -- how Conrad Anker found the body of George Mallory on Mount Everest, casting an entirely new light on the mystery of the explorer who may have conquered Everest seventy-five years ago. On June 8, 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine were last seen climbing toward the summit of Mount Everest.... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2014; US$ 13.99
Lors d'un voyage dans l'ouest américain, Marie va rendre visite à Jon, son ancien compagnon de montagne et amant. Sur la route, elle croise des personnages de son passé qui lui remémorent ses plus beaux souvenirs d'escalade et l'intensité de ses aventures humaines. Plus elle approche de sa destination, plus le souvenir de Jon se fait lancinant,... more...
- Counterpoint 2009; US$ 29.95
It's 1873. Gore-Tex shells and aluminum climbing gear are a century away, but the high mountains still demand your attention. Imagine the stone in your hands and thousands of feet of open air below you, with only a wool jacket to weather a storm and no rope to catch a fall. Daniel Arnold did more than imagine — he spent three years retracing the... more...
- Falcon Guides 2013; US$ 18.99
Originating in the climbing world, slacklining is the act of balancing along a narrow, flexible piece of webbing that has been anchored between two stable objects. How to Slackline! covers the short history of slacklining and the sport?s rapid growth since the advent of the Gibbon Trickline, which brought slacklining to enthusiasts outside the climbing... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99
« L?Everest, pour des mecs qui n?en ont rien à battre de la montagne, y?a pas pire châtiment ! » Basile, un guide d?origine citadine reconverti en éducateur de rue, les a prévenus. Mais avec une prime de 100 000 dollars à la clé, Freddo, Karim et Kevin qui n?ont jamais mis les pieds en montagne, sont prêts à prendre tous les risques. C?est précisément... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 5.99
Les plus beaux souvenirs d'une vie d'alpiniste... Dans ces quelques pages intimistes, Anselme Baud nous relate de savoureux souvenirs de péripéties vécues en montagne, épisodes d?une riche vie d?alpiniste et de guide de haute montagne. Du Mont Blanc au Népal, on sourit, on s?étonne, on s'émerveille. Souvent on retient son souffle, parfois le... more...