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.$30.00ISBN: 9780375410994Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: 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$18.00ISBN: 9781101986660Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Dutton - March 10th, 2020
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A deeply reported insider perspective of Alex Honnold’s historic achievement and the culture and history of climbing.$12.99ISBN: 9781984857132Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$19.95ISBN: 9781629377759Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Triumph Books - March 3rd, 2020One 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.$17.99ISBN: 9781510749894Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Skyhorse - March 3rd, 2020
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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.$17.00ISBN: 9781912560523Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$17.00ISBN: 9781912560592Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$60.00ISBN: 9783899559965Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: 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.$19.95ISBN: 9781680512885Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$21.95ISBN: 9781493039357Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$18.99ISBN: 9781912240647Availability: BackorderedPublished: 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.