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Mountaineering & Climbing

  • The Man Who Climbs Treesby James Aldred

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 23.96

    'A book of heart-stopping bravery and endurance' -- Helen Macdonald 'A great read – incredible adventures and a dramatic new perspective' -- Chris Packham '[A] delightful, endlessly fascinating book' -- Daily Mail BOOK OF THE WEEK This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career... more...

  • In Some Lost Placeby Sandy Allan

    Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Cairngorm Johnby John Allen

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2012; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • To the Summitby Nick Allen

    Massey University Press 2016; US$ 8.99

    The inspirational story of 27-year-old climber Nick Allen, who went from outdoorsman to wheelchair-bound with Multiple Sclerosis to back to the life in the mountains he loves. more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.50

    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...

  • High Mountains and Cold Seasby J.R.L. Anderson; Tim Madge

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Harold William ‘Bill’ Tilman (1898 –1977) was among the greatest adventurers of his time, a pioneering mountaineer and sailor who held exploration above all else. The son of a Liverpool sugar importer, Tilman joined the army at seventeen and was twice awarded the Military Cross for bravery during WWI. After the war Tilman left for Africa, establishing... more...

  • The Call of Everestby Conrad Anker; Thomas Hornbein; Bernadette Mcdonald

    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...

  • The Lost Explorerby Conrad Anker; David Roberts

    Simon & Schuster 1999; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • The Lost Explorerby Conrad Anker; David Roberts

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 12.99

    In 1999, Conrad Anker found the body of George Mallory on Mount Everest, casting an entirely new light on the mystery of the lost explorer. On 8 June 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew 'Sandy' Irvine were last seen climbing towards the summit of Everest. The clouds closed around them and they were lost to history, leaving the world to wonder whether... more...

  • Le diable est un enfantby Hélène Armand

    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...