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Mountaineering & Climbing

  • The Mountain Guide Manualby Marc Chauvin; Rob Coppolillo

    Falcon Guides 2017; US$ 23.99

    Written by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA) certified mountain guides Marc Chauvin and Rob Coppolillo, The Mountain Guide Manual is the go-to reference for novice and experienced mountain guides, as well as advanced recreationalists. Covering everything from rope systems and belaying to advice on group dynamics... more...

  • Norton of Everestby Hugh Norton; Wade Davis

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 12.49

    Major Norton gave the order to fire two or three times … Their advanced machine gunners could be seen rushing forward and establishing themselves in commanding posts … Almost at once the ridge we were occupying was swept by machine gun fire … E.F. Norton lived a life of distinction in the declining years of the British Empire.... more...

  • In the Land of Giantsby Gabi Martínez; Daniel Hahn

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2017; US$ 24.99

    ?The imagination has its sanctuaries, too.? High up in the Hindu Kush, between the ancient pagan Kalash people and the new medievalists of the Taliban, a charismatic young Spaniard, Jordi Magraner, made his home, mastering the local languages and customs before meeting his death in the most mysterious way. In this magisterial book, Gabi Martínez... more...

  • The Everest Yearsby Chris Bonington

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Sir Chris Bonington is a household name as a result of his distinguished mountaineering career during which he has lead pioneering expeditions to the summits of some of the most stunning mountains in the world. The Everest Years shares the story of his relationship with the highest and most sought-after peak on the planet, Everest , and his... more...

  • Aftershockby Jules Mountain

    Eye Books 2017; US$ 5.99

    Jules Mountain is a survivor. The odds of surviving his type of cancer were one in five; the odds of dying on Everest are one in sixty.But just as he reaches Base Camp in April 2015, the giant earthquake in Nepal sets off an avalanche that will kill 21 . Jules is within touching distance of his life's ambition and is now faced with an agonising choice... more...

  • Walking the Americasby Levison Wood

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 24.99

    SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER BY THE AUTHOR OF WALKING THE HIMALAYAS , WINNER OF THE 2016 EDWARD STANFORD ADVENTURE TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 'Levison Wood has breathed new life into adventure travel.' Michael Palin Walking the Americas chronicles Levison Wood's 1,800 mile trek along the spine of the Americas, through eight... more...

  • Best Climbs Phoenix, Arizonaby Stewart M. Green

    Falcon Guides 2017; US$ 18.99

    Best Climbs Phoenix Arizona is the next installment in the Best Climbs series from Falcon, appealing specifically to traveling climbers and local climbers who wanted to be directed toward the best local climbing. Although the Best Climbs guides feature routes of all grades, the emphasis is on moderate routes in the 5.6 to 5.10 range. The book... more...

  • ¡Viven!by Piers Paul Read

    Open Road Español 2017; US$ 14.99

    Bestseller #1 de The New York Times : La verdadera historia de un equipo de rugby que recurre a lo inimaginable cuando su avión se estrella en los Andes. Reinaba el buen ánimo cuando el Fairchild F-227 despegó desde Mendoza, Argentina, con rumbo a Santiago, Chile. Había cuarenta y cinco pasajeros a bordo, entre ellos un equipo de rugby amateur... more...

  • Why We Climbby Chris Noble

    Falcon Guides 2017; US$ 23.99

    Why We Climb is a celebration, in word and image, of those aspects of the climbing life that are most universal, meaningful, and long lasting? the strong connection to partners and nature; the physical and mental mastery required (and how to achieve it); the rewards of exploring oneself and the world through climbing. Through interviews with... more...

  • The Maverick Mountaineerby Robert Wainwright

    Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 8.99

    Shortlisted for the 2016 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature In the spring of 1901 a teenager stood on top of a hill, gazed out in wonderment at the Australian landscape and decided he wanted to be a mountaineer. Two decades later, the same man stood in a blizzard beneath the summit of Mount Everest, within sight of his goal to be the... more...