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Mountaineering & Climbing

  • Climb to the Lost Worldby Hamish MacInnes

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Over 9,000 feet up on the top of Mount Roraima is a twenty-five mile square plateau, at the point where Guyana’s border meets Venezuela and Brazil. In 1973, Scottish mountaineering legend Hamish MacInnes alongside climbing notoriety Don Whillans, Mo Anthoine and Joe Brown trekked through dense rainforest and swamp, and climbed the sheer overhanging... more...

  • Over the Hills and Far Awayby Rob Collister

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    ‘The whole trail has been orchestrated to make it possible for each one of us, in different ways, to be “touched” by wilderness’ Over the Hills and Far Away is a collection of essays that demonstrates Rob Collister’s thirty-year experience in mountaineering. From solo climbing in the hills of the Carneddau in Wales , to small group expeditions... more...

  • The Ogreby Doug Scott

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 18.99

    Some mountains are high; some mountains are hard. Few are both. On the afternoon of 13 July 1977, having become the first climbers to reach the summit of the Ogre , Doug Scott and Chris Bonington began their long descent. In the minutes that followed, any feeling of success from their achievement would be overwhelmed by the start of a desperate... more...

  • Better Boulderingby John Sherman

    Falcon Guides 2017; US$ 23.99

    This full-color book reveals the techniques and tricks gleaned from John Sherman's 42-year career as one of America's most respected and notorious bouldering gurus. more...

  • Quest for Adventureby Chris Bonington

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    Quest for Adventure is a collection of stories written by Sir Chris Bonington looking at the adventurous impulse which has driven men and women to achieve the impossible in the face of Earth’s elements: crossing its oceans, deserts and poles; canoeing its rivers; climbing its mountains, and descending into its caves. Bonington selects seventeen... 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...

  • Clouds from Both Sidesby Julie Tullis; Peter Gillman

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    ‘If I could choose a place to die, it would be in the mountains.’ Clouds from Both Sides is the autobiography of Julie Tullis , the first British woman to climb an 8,000-metre peak – Broad Peak – and the first to reach the summit of K2 , the world’s second-highest mountain. A truly remarkable woman, Julie describes her early days in a... more...

  • That Untravelled Worldby Eric Shipton

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    ‘It is often from our setbacks, even our weaknesses, that we derive some of our greatest blessings.’ That Untravelled World is the autobiography of one of the greatest adventurers of the twentieth century. Eric Shipton was a pioneering explorer, journeying to places that did not feature on maps and to unexplored mountains, such as the High... more...

  • 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...

  • Killer Stormby Matt Dickinson; Sarah Darby

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    Killer Storm: the third and final book in the Everest Files trilogy by Matt Dickinson. Teenage climber Ryan Hart is still in Nepal, working at a refugee centre with his Tibetan girlfriend, Tashi . His obsession with summiting Mount Everest is as strong as ever, but a climbing accident puts his plans on hold. As soon as Ryan recovers, he and... more...