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Mountaineering & Climbing

  • 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...

  • The Sky's the Limitby Anna Magnusson

    Luath Press Ltd 2017; US$ 10.99

    There is a myth: that travel and exploration are the privileged pastimes of youth. Adventure has an age restriction, and the extraordinary an expiry date. Vicky Jack’s inspiring tale of courage, perseverance and strong-headedness reveals the falsity behind this myth as she becomes the oldest British woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. The... more...

  • A Woman's Place Is at the Topby Hannah Kimberley

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    Annie Smith Peck is one of the most accomplished women of the twentieth century that you have never heard of. Peck was a scholar, educator, writer, lecturer, mountain climber, suffragist, and political activist. She was a feminist and an independent thinker who refused to let gender stereotypes stand in her way. Peck gained fame in 1895 when she first... more...

  • The Magician's Glassby Ed Douglas; Katie Ives

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 18.99

    ‘How much risk is worth taking for so beautiful a prize?’ The Magician’s Glass by award-winning writer Ed Douglas is a collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest stories and best-known personalities in the world of climbing. In the title essay, he writes about failure on Annapurna III in 1981, one of the boldest attempts... more...

  • The Girl Who Climbed Everestby Bonita Norris

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 24.99

    'What I've learned from climbing mountains is that we can push ourselves far beyond what we think we are capable of, and it's outside of our comfort zones that the most amazing things happen.' What drives us to go to our limits and beyond? What does it take to make dreams come true over all else? And how can you turn fear into courage? From Everest... more...

  • The Pushby Tommy Caldwell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    'The most daring free climber on the planet' The Times 'A genuine achievement in its own right . . . Caldwell's voice comes through clearly in passages of well crafted prose . . . The Push is not simply a book about rock climbing' Guardian A dramatic, inspiring memoir by legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the first person to... more...

  • Scrambles in Ulster and Connacht: Great Scrambling Routesby Alan Tees

    The Collins Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    Scrambling is a hands-on sport and, without the stop-start of rock climbing, the joy of it can be appreciated more freely. Here, Alan Tees guides mountaineers to exhilarating scrambles in some of the most beautiful parts of the country. All abilities are catered for in these graded routes, from straightforward scrambles to serious routes where the... more...