Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering’s Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters

Winner of the 2007 Banff Mountain Festival Book Awards Grand Prize (The Phyllis & Don Munday Award): “A riveting account of a long-ago mountaineering disaster.”—Time In 1967, seven young men, members of a twelve-man expedition led by twenty-four-year-old…

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Into Thin Air

When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn’t slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin the…

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Ecuador: The Andes, a Guide For Climbers

‘The Andes – A Guide for Climbers’ is the only comprehensive guidebook to the peaks of the Andes. This is the 4th English edition of the only comprehensive climbing guidebook to the peaks of the Andes. It covers…

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Colorado 14er Disasters:: Victims of the Game

Fourteener mania, the phenomena characterized by a seemingly obsessive drive to summit the list of all fifty-four of Colorado s 14,000-foot peaks, is an older tradition than many may realize. Along with intensely positive experiences in climbing is…

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How To Mount Kilimanjaro: A Mostly Serious Guide to Climbing Africa’s Highest Mountain (Mostly Serious Guides)

Considering a Kilimanjaro climb? Do it! Read this book to find out why you are absolutely right to choose a trip to Tanzania and a summit attempt of Kilimanjaro. You’ll also learn a few things about what to…

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Keeper of the Mountains: The Elizabeth Hawley Story

Beginning in 1946, Elizabeth Hawley worked for Fortune magazine as a researcher. Shortly thereafter, she left both her job and the United States itself to travel the world, and thus began her lifelong attraction to the exotic and…

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The Mountaineering Handbook: Modern Tools and Techniques That Will Take You to the Top

Modern Mountaineering on Alpine Rock, Snow, and Ice If your experience as a backpacker or rock climber is drawing you higher; if the cold, remote alpine environment calls you nearer, this book is for you. The Mountaineering Handbook…

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Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert Series)

Martin Volken and his co-authors provide skiers with all the tools and knowledge they need to safely and successfully travel in the mountains. The guide features intermediate-to-advanced techniques for ski touring and ski mountaineering, from planning wilderness trips…

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Should I Not Return: The most controversial tragedy in the history of North American mountaineering!

Should I Not Return is the story of a young east coast climber, who joins his brother in Alaska to climb Mount McKinley. What set their climb apart from those before it, and even those afterward, was a…

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Surviving K2

WILCO VAN ROOIJEN: SURVIVING K2 Surviving two days in the Death Zone In the summer of 2008 the ‘Norit K2 expedition’ climbed without additional oxygen the 8611 meter high peak of K2 in Pakistan. During the descent the…

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