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Brightest of Silver Linings: Climbing Carstensz Pyramid In Papua At Age 65

by Carol Masheter eBookIt.com (November 27, 2014)

Few people have heard of Carstensz Pyramid, a sharp fin of limestone 16,000 feet above sea level, surrounded by mountainous jungle in Papua, a part of the world wracked by political and tribal violence, where...


Sports: The Complete Visual Reference

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

You will find everything you need to know about the history, rules, techniques, tactics, records, and even facilities and equipment. In addition, profiles on athletic training and psychological preparation will...


Climbing Mt. Whitney

by Peter Croft, Wynne Benti & Glen Dawson Spotted Dog Press, Inc. (October 30, 2014)

People travel from all over the world to stand on the summit of Mt. Whitney the highest point in the contiguous United States. Miles of rugged granitic terrain, blue-green lakes, and impressive ridges are just...


One More Step

by Bonner Paddock & Neal Bascomb HarperOne (March 17, 2015)

In this exhilarating and inspirational memoir, the first man with cerebral palsy to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and complete the brutal Ironman competition shares the exhilarating adventure that led to his achievements—redefining...


REACHING THE SUMMITS

by François-Guy Thivierge, Patrick Morrow & Jean-Pierre Danvoye Éditions Sylvain Harvey (November 16, 2011)

Adventurer and mountaineer François-Guy Thivierge is one of the rare individuals to have conquered the highest peak on each of the seven continents and to have explored both poles. His book, aimed at both the...


In the Shadow of Mount McKinley

by William N. Beach Derrydale Press (April 12, 2000)

These tales and descriptions of the Mt. McKinley area of Alaska were written by one of the world's most famous big game hunters.


The Mountain

by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts Touchstone (October 08, 2013)

In national bestseller The Mountain, world-renowned climber and bestselling author Ed Viesturs and cowriter David Roberts paint a vivid portrait of obsession, dedication, and human achievement in a true love...


True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent on Annapurna

by David Roberts Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2013)

In a startling look at the classic Annapurna -- the most famous book about mountaineering -- David Roberts discloses what really happened on the legendary expedition to the Himalayan peak.

In June 1950, a team...


Climbing the Seven Summits: A Comprehensive Guide to the Continents' Highest Peaks

by Mike Hamill Mountaineers Books (May 04, 2012)

The first comprehensive guidebook of climbing routes to the highest peak on each of the world's seven continents


Bradford Washburn, An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon

by Bradford Washburn & Lew Freedman WestWinds Press (May 01, 2013)

Here at last is the thrilling memoir of the legendary mountaineer Bradford Washburn, one of the last surviving explorers and adventurers of the twentieth century. Drawing from decades of memories, journals,...


U.S. Army Guide to Rigging

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (January 08, 2013)

Have you ever tried to rig your own sailboat? How about tying up the boat to the dock? Have you ever made a ladder or hoist? Learning rigging can be tricky, but with the U.S. Army Guide to Rigging (FM 5-125),...


Peak Performance: The First Welsh Woman to Climb Everest

by Tori James Accent Press (December 20, 2012)

The youngest British woman and first Welsh woman to climb Everest


The Uncrowned King of Mont Blanc

by Peter Foster & Lindsay Griffin Vertebrate Publishing (July 11, 2019)

The Uncrowned King of Mont Blanc by Peter Foster is the biography of scientist and mountaineer Thomas Graham Brown, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of the mountain earned him the soubriquet, and whose achievements...


Best Climbs Rocky Mountain National Park

by Stewart M. Green Falcon Guides (April 01, 2019)

Best Climbs Rocky Mountain National Park showcases the classic routes and best climbs in America's largest national park. Ideal for both local and nonlocal climbers who want to hit as many select climbs as possible...


John Gill: Master of Rock

by Pat Ament, Yvon Chouinard, John Gill & Dave Rearick Vertebrate Digital (November 15, 2018)

John Gill: Master of Rock is a captivating look into the life, achievements and ethos of boulderer John Gill. This new edition of the classic title is complete with photographs, personal impressions of Gill...


The Pocket Guide to Prepper Knots

by Patty Hahne Skyhorse (June 06, 2017)

Knowing the ropes when a catastrophic situation strikes can be the key to survival, and in The Pocket Guide to Prepper Knots, Patty Hahne demonstrates the most important multi-purpose knots preppers should be...


Cowboy Skills

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (February 16, 2016)

Cowboy Skills is a fascinating, practical guide to the skills that have made the cowboy famous worldwide as both an outdoorsmen and rancher. Readers can replicate outdoor living by trying a hand at rounding...


Crafts and Skills of the Native Americans

by David R. Montgomery Skyhorse (July 27, 2009)

Crafts and Skills of Native Americans is a fascinating, practical guide to the skills that have made Native American famous worldwide as artisans and craftsmen. Readers can replicate traditional Native American...


Waymaking

by Helen Mort, Claire Carter, Heather Dawe & Camilla Barnard Vertebrate Digital (October 04, 2018)

Waymaking is an anthology of prose, poetry and artwork by women who are inspired by wild places, adventure and landscape.

Published in 1961, Gwen Moffat's Space Below My Feet tells the story of a woman who shirked...


No Easy Way

by Mick Fowler Vertebrate Digital (October 04, 2018)

‘If we were guaranteed success in everything we tried then life would be pretty boring.’

Mainstream news reports about climbing are dominated by action from the world’s highest mountains, more often than...


Gym Climbing 2E - ebook

by Matt Burbach & Jon Glassberg Mountaineers Books (August 10, 2018)

Climbing has become a mainstream sport with more participants than skiing or snowboarding and, among the different types of climbing, gym climbing is the most popular. Where gyms were once a training ground...


Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, 3rd Edition

by Bruce Tremper Mountaineers Books (August 10, 2018)

The more you know about snow stability, the better your travel and rescue skills. And the sharper your decision making, the better you’ll be able to avoid avalanche danger and have more fun in the winter backcountry....


Vantage Point

by The Editors of Climbing Magazine Falcon Guides (September 01, 2018)

For nearly 50 years, Climbing Magazine’s goal has been to inspire and entertain with compelling coverage of climbing in all its forms, from bouldering to the big walls, trad rock to sport climbing, ice climbing...


Distant Snows

by John Harding & Robin Hanbury-Tenison Obe Vertebrate Publishing (December 16, 2016)

In Distant Snows, mountaineer John Harding recollects his worldwide adventures spanning sixty years across Europe, Iran, East Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Arctic. He climbed many classic peaks...


To the Last Breath

by Francis Slakey Simon & Schuster (May 08, 2012)

A journey to the most extreme points on Earth and deep inside the human spirit

Before Georgetown physics professor Francis Slakey decided to climb the highest mountain on every continent and surf every ocean,...


Soldier Mountaineer

by N Kumar & N N Bhatia VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (July 01, 2016)

In the annals of Indian Mountaineering Colonel Narinder Kumar, affectionately called ‘Bull’ by his friends due to his physical prowess, has played a highly significant role. Without him the history of Indian...


Tides

by Nick Bullock Vertebrate Digital (May 17, 2018)

Nick Bullock is a climber who lives in a small green van, flitting between Llanberis, Wales, and Chamonix in the French Alps. Tides, Nick’s second book, is the much-anticipated follow-up to his critically...


Mountain Heroes

by Huw Lewis-Jones Falcon Guides (November 22, 2011)

A fascinating view of the personalities that make up the world of mountaineering, from world-famous explorers to native sherpas.

 


Rock Climbing the San Francisco Bay Area

by Tresa Black Falcon Guides (October 07, 2014)

Rock Climbing the San Francisco Bay Area offers options for multiple ascents in more than 20 areas around the San Francisco Bay. In addition to the nuts and bolts of routes and ratings, information on coffee...


Trad Climber's Bible

by John Long & Peter Croft Falcon Guides (February 18, 2014)

Traditional, or simply, trad climbing, is a do-it-yourself adventure requiring the climbing team to negotiate the climb and to carry, hand-place and remove most if not all components of the roped safety system....


Flakes, Jugs, and Splitters

by Sarah Garlick Falcon Guides (April 01, 2009)

Rock climbers have an inherent interest in geology. For some, it's about knowing what gear to use or how to avoid rotten bands of rock. For others, it's about finding the next hot-spot boulder field, or understanding...


Beyond the Vertical

by Layton Kor Falcon Guides (July 02, 2013)

Layton Kor is pre-eminent in American mountaineering. He is considered the best rock climber of his generation, and his list of first ascents of technically difficult rock climbs, both free and aid, is perhaps...


Climb to Fitness

by Julie Ellison Falcon Guides (April 30, 2018)

Climb to Fitnessshows anyone who visits the climbing gym, from beginners to veteran climbers, how best to use the various parts of the gym for their own customized workout. It explores all the features modern...


Scrambles in Ulster and Connaught

by Alan Tees The Collins Press (May 31, 2017)

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...


The Way That We Climbed

by Paddy O'Leary The Collins Press (March 20, 2015)

Hillwalking is one of Ireland’s most popular leisure activities today. Rock climbing has developed to a level of technical excellence with crags in almost every county and numerous indoor climbing walls. Irish...


The Time Has Come: Ger McDonnell – His Life & His Death on K2

by Damien O'Brien The Collins Press (March 05, 2012)

K2 is one of the world’s most difficult and unpredictable mountains. At 8,611 metres/28,251 feet, the world’s second tallest mountain is regarded by most climbers as the ultimate achievement in mountaineering....


Advanced Rock Climbing

by Bob Gaines & Peter Croft Falcon Guides (May 01, 2018)

Recommended by the American Mountain Guides Association

Advanced Rock Climbing, written by AMGA Certified Rock Instructor Bob Gaines, covers concepts and topics for today’s rock climbers looking to take their...


4000m

by Dave Wynne-Jones Whittles Publishing (April 28, 2017)

This is the engrossing story of the seasons the author spent climbing 4000m mountains in the different regions of the Alps. It is also about the people with whom he climbed who found time out of their day-to-day...


52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz Arra Editions (December 18, 2018)

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...


Unknown Pleasures

by Andy Kirkpatrick Vertebrate Digital (February 19, 2018)

‘The idea of owning anything except the experience is hubris.’

Unknown Pleasures is a collection of works by the climber and award-winning author Andy Kirkpatrick. Obsessed with climbing and addicted to writing,...


Mountaineering in Scotland

by W.H. Murray Vertebrate Publishing (August 25, 2015)

In Mountaineering in Scotland, climber and mountaineer W.H. Murray vividly describes some of the most sought-after and classic British climbs on rock and ice, including the Cuillin Ridge on Skye and Ben Nevis....


Climb to the Lost World

by Hamish MacInnes Vertebrate Digital (December 21, 2017)

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...


Deadly Peaks

by Robert Hauptman & Frederic V. Hartemann Falcon Guides (October 01, 2016)

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...


Best Climbs Santa Barbara and Ventura

by Damon Corso Falcon Guides (August 15, 2016)

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...


Knots for Climbers

by Craig Luebben & Clyde Soles Falcon Guides (April 01, 2011)

Teaches the reader the Twelve Essential Climbing Knots, and then presents eighteen others for various special situations. Color illustrations make learning these knots a cinch.


Rock Climbing New England

by Stewart M. Green Falcon Guides (June 20, 2015)

New England is one of the country's most spectacular rock climbing arenas. The 66,608-square-mile region is studded with intimate crags, sweeping walls, compact sea cliffs, towering ledges, and spectacular overhangs....


Backpacker Magazine's Peak Bagging

by Brendan Leonard Falcon Guides (June 01, 2015)

A how-to book for climbers with information on scrambling skills, gear, alpine hazards, and acclimation, published under the imprimatur of "Backpacker" magazine.


Best Climbs Grand Teton National Park

by Richard Rossiter Falcon Guides (June 15, 2012)

Best Climbs Grand Teton National Park gives climbers a selection of the very best routes on the peaks and crags of one of the world's premier mountain ranges. Full color photographs along with a contemporary...


Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park

by Alan Watts Falcon Guides (January 06, 2010)

The comprehensive guide to the place that brought sport climbing to North America

a full-color, thoroughly updated new edition

Smith Rock State Park. It was on the impressive crags of this Oregon hideaway that...


Rock Climbing Minnesota and Wisconsin

by Mike Farris Falcon Guides (June 05, 2012)

Descriptions and maps to all the major climbing areas in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Two hundred new routes and two new climbing areas have been added for a total of nearly 1,000 routes at 13 areas.