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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This is the first book to explore in depth the science of climbing and mountaineering. Written by a team of leading international sport scientists, clinicians and climbing practitioners, it covers the full span of technical disciplines, including rock climbing, ice climbing, indoor climbing and mountaineering, across all scientific fields from physiology... more...
- 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...
- Canongate Books 2016; US$ 21.63
The untimely death of Dougal Haston in 1977 robbed climbing of one of its most charismatic, controversial and enigmatic figures. A man of extremes, who managed to combine a rock star's lifestyle with a career at the cutting edge of world mountaineering, Haston remains a cult figure whose deeds have inspired generations of climbers world-wide.Connor... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
« Aucun grimpeur de rocher n?a été aussi visionnaire, hardi et inébranlable. Ou ne s?est fait autant plaisir. » Californie, années 70. L?escalade libre est en plein essor et s?imprègne des idéaux de la culture hippie, baignée de rock et de substances illicites. À la croisée de ces mondes, Jim Bridwell déboule au Yosemite et révolutionne l?escalade... more...
- Falcon Guides 2016; US$ 23.99
Best Climbs Santa Barbara and Ventura narrows down the thousands of climbing routes across the Santa Barbara and Ventura counties to the absolute best 300 routes. These are the routes that display the hidden beauty and deep rooted climbing history of Santa Barbara and Ventura. Each section comes with its own unique history, description, climbing... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 40.00
Over the past 150 years, people have flocked to the Pacific Northwest in increasing numbers, in part due to the region?s beauty and one of its most exceptional features: volcanoes. This segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire has shaped not only the physical landscape of the region but also the psychological landscape, and with it the narratives we compose... more...
- Falcon Guides 2016; US$ 13.99
This handy, pocket-size manual provides easy-to-understand, step-by-step guidance to climbers transitioning from basic rock climbing to sport climbing, which involves scaling larger, more challenging rock walls that have fixed anchors. more...
- 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...