Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism.
2019 Banff Mountain Book Competition Category Finalist in Mountain Literature
Published annually since 1929, The American Alpine Journal is renowned as the world's journal of record for long new climbs of all kinds. The AAJ publishes each year's most compelling stories, told by the climbers themselves and carefully edited by a team of experts. Each year we also reveal many newly discovered climbing destinations, from Alaska to the Karakoram.
Every year, novice climbers and experts are injured or killed by inadequate preparation and errors in judgment. Since 1948, the American Alpine Club has documented the year's most teachable climbing accidents, providing invaluable lessons to climbers. In Accidents in North American Climbing, each incident is carefully analyzed so climbers can avoid similar situations in the future.
The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing--now revised and in its third edition Veteran climber, performance coach, and renowned author Eric J. H rst gives you all the information you need to get started and have fun.
A dream list of the most celebrated climbing destinations in North America, each explored in depth.
An exploration of the health and wellbeing benefits of spending time at altitude.$18.95ISBN: 9781780276038Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Birlinn - August 1st, 2019
Walking Through Shadows describes a winter walk in memory of the author's friend, Clive Dennier, a popular Inverness journalist, who died in Knoydart in March 2013 but whose body was found only some weeks later. The journey begins at Whiten Head on the north Sutherland coast and ends at Kinloch Hourn in Knoydart, the place where Clive was eventually found.$12.95ISBN: 9781789560770Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Trigger Press - August 12th, 2019
Reaching Everest was always the dream, but after an avalanche stopped Alex the first time and an earthquake the second, he had to take a step back.