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The World Beneath Their Feet: Mountaineering, Madness, and the Deadly Race to Summit the Himalayas Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316434867
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 18th, 2020

A saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement -- all set against the backdrop of a world headed toward war -- that became one of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century.
As tension steadily rose between European powers in the 1930s, a different kind of battle was already raging across the Himalayas.

Magdalena: River of Dreams: A Story of Colombia Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375410994
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Published: Knopf - September 14th, 2020

A captivating new book from Wade Davis--award-winning, best-selling author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence for more than a decade--that brings vividly to life the story of the great Río Magdalena, illuminating Colombia's complex past, present, and future

The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101986660
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Published: Dutton - March 10th, 2020

One of the 10 Best Books of March, Paste Magazine

A deeply reported insider perspective of Alex Honnold’s historic achievement and the culture and history of climbing.

How to Shit in the Woods, 4th Edition: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art Cover Image
By Kathleen Meyer, Bill McKibben (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781984857132
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 3rd, 2020

The definitive guide to eco-friendly outdoor defecation--fully revised with a new introduction by renowned author and environmental activist Bill McKibben.

High Drama: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of American Competition Climbing Cover Image
By John Burgman, Kynan Waggoner (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781629377759
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Published: Triumph Books - March 3rd, 2020

One afternoon in 1987, two renegade climbers in Berkeley, California, hatched an ambitious plan: under the cover of darkness, they would rappel down from a carefully scouted highway on-ramp, gluing artificial handholds onto the load-bearing concrete pillars underneath.

Guide to Making Fire without Matches: Tips, Tactics, and Techniques for Starting a Fire in Any Situation Cover Image
By Christopher Nyerges, Al Cornell (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781510749894
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Published: Skyhorse - March 3rd, 2020

Learn How to Start a Fire, Even When It Seems Impossible!

Since the dawn of mankind, fire has been a staple of survival. Whether it is used to keep warm, cook food, or scare away predators, fire is an essential element, one that is almost impossible for humans to live without.

Sea, Ice and Rock: Sailing and Climbing Above the Arctic Circle Cover Image
ISBN: 9781912560523
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Published: Vertebrate Publishing - January 23rd, 2020

When leading mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington was researching Quest for Adventure, his study of post-war adventure, he contacted Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first person to sail single-handed and non-stop around the world, for an interview.

Eiger Direct: The epic battle on the North Face Cover Image
ISBN: 9781912560592
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Published: Vertebrate Publishing - January 23rd, 2020

The North Face of the Eiger was long notorious as the most dangerous climb in the Swiss Alps, one that had claimed the lives of numerous mountaineers. In February 1966, two teams - one German, the other British-American - aimed to climb it by a new direct route. Astonishingly, the two teams knew almost nothing about each other's attempt until both arrived at the foot of the face.

Cliffhanger: New Climbing Culture & Adventures Cover Image
By Julie Ellison (Editor), Gestalten (Editor)
ISBN: 9783899559965
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Published: Gestalten - June 2nd, 2020

Journey upwards with Cliffhanger, a dizzyingly beautiful presentation of the people and places that make up the world of climbing. Climbing has recently exploded as a global phenomenon, thanks to a plethora of dedicated gyms springing up and media coverage that has had a wide reach.

Edge of the Map: The Mountain Life of Christine Boskoff Cover Image
ISBN: 9781680512885
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Published: Mountaineers Books - February 26th, 2020

Edge of the Map is equal parts inspiring, dramatic, and heartbreaking. One of America's greatest high altitude mountaineers, Christine Boskoff was at the top of her career when she and her partner died in an avalanche in 2006. Charismatic, principled, and humble, Boskoff was also a deeply loved role model to her climbing partners and the Sherpa community.

Best Climbs Moab: Over 150 of the Best Routes in the Area Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493039357
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - April 1st, 2020

With Best Climbs, FalconGuides introduces a new type of guidebook to some of America's most popular climbing destinations. Written for nonlocal climbers who have only a few days to climb during each visit, these guides provides visually appealing, to-the-point information that filters out the classic routes and very best climbs.

Cairngorm John: A Life in Mountain Rescue: 10th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9781912240647
Availability: Backordered
Published: Sandstone Press Ltd - April 6th, 2020

First published in 2009, Cairngorm John: A Life in Mountain Rescue is universally recognized as a classic mountaineering book.

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