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Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Bushcraft : Bushcraft 101 Basic Guide To Survive In The Wilderness Like A Pro
Series: The Blokehead Success Series. Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
To learn bushcraft, one must adjust the state of mind. Instead of going through a series of complex mental processes when coming up with a decision, one should reform to a simpler, more primal state. It aids in prioritizing the more immediate needs. Even if it is just for a little while, one should experience the independence and empowerment of living by the moment .
Everything About Rock Climbing : A Resource Guide for All Skill Levels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015 by Anita Parekh. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
THE SPORT OF ROCK CLIMBING was once a luxury enjoyed by the rich and wealthy youth who were adventurous.However,by the 1990s this interesting and exhilarating sport became a hobby for even the Average Person.ROCK CLIMBING is quite dangerous. In fact, it is one of the most dangerous adventure sports.The two main branches would be TRADITIONAL ROCK CLIMBING and SPORT CLIMBING.
SAR-We Have A Mission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
The author recounts some of his own personal triumphs and tragedies as a Search and Rescue volunteer with the Albuquerque Mountain Rescue Council.
Denali Nights: A Commercial Expedition to Climb Mt McKinley's West Buttress
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 19. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 1 review)
There had been an unprecedented spell of good weather on Denali, a peak notorious for its severe conditions and cold temperatures that trapped climbers in storms for days on end. Would the weather hold for Mark Horrell's team or would they find themselves fighting to survive in the teeth of a storm? This is his account of a commercial expedition to climb the West Buttress.
Peak Fulfillment - Colorado's 54 Highest Peaks in One Fine Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
From wildflower-studded valleys to treacherous talus, husband and wife team Phil and Suzanne Brink keep climbing to reach the top of every fourteen-thousand feet tall peak in Colorado. With 54 "Fourteeners" scattered around the state, they have to move fast to reach the summit of # 54 before the snow flies!
Tempting the Throne Room
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
Climbing Mt. Fuji: Tips, Q&A, and Climber Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest peak, is one of the most beautiful and most visited mountains in the world. The author, who has climbed all of the 29 highest mountains in Japan, has focused on providing all the essential information necessary for future climbers intent on scaling the mountain. If you’re planning to climb Japan’s highest peak, this book will likely prove to be a valuable resource.
Elbrus By Any Means: An unconventional ascent of Europe's highest mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking one of South America's classic treks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 15. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, across the Khardung La, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistani border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Infantry Small-Unit Mountain Operations Army Tactics Techniques Procedures 3-21.50 - Fundamentals, Environment, Offensive, Defensive, Tactical Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat in mountainous areas presents units with complicated and ever-shifting hazards, difficulties, opportunities, and risks. Mountain combat calls for extreme physical fitness, mental toughness, endurance, and the utmost in tactical and technical proficiency on the part of all individuals.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » History » Military
Written by the Army Mountain Warfare School (AMWS), this workbook provides crucial information about mountain warfare training. The untrained mountain Soldier has two foes - the enemy and the mountain. But he can make a friend and ally of the mountain by learning to know it.
The Mountains of Central Montenegro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This guide-book for mountaineers is a result of 25 years of climbing experience. It includes descriptions of 40 routes to the peaks and mountains of central Montenegro, a beautiful small country in south-eastern Europe. 75 photographs and 30 maps (road map included). All the tours can be done as one-day trips, with minimal equipment required. PDF recommended.
The Tomb of Chewang Nima: An expedition to climb Baruntse in Eastern Nepal
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 12. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
One of the pros of climbing in Nepal is that it's possible to have great experiences just trekking to the foot of a mountain, before even starting to climb it. But it had been an unlucky year in the Himalayas for many climbers, and Mark Horrell arrived to climb Baruntse just days after it had claimed the life of one of the greatest of all Sherpas. This is the diary of his expedition.
Snowshoes and Shipton: Climbing Muztag Ata in the Chinese Pamirs
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
The great mountain explorer Eric Shipton failed to reach the summit of Muztag Ata, vomited from exhaustion on the way down and arrived back with frostbite. Undeterred by Shipton's failure, Mark Horrell thought he'd have a go at the mountain himself. Despite its gentle appearance, it reaches an impressive height of 7546m, higher than he'd ever climbed before. This is the diary of his adventure.
Islands in the Snow: Climbing Nepal's trekking peaks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 7. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Two friends set out on a trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal which involved climbing two trekking peaks - Mera Peak and Island Peak - and crossing the difficult Amphu Labtse pass. One of them had climbed Mera in 2004, and the other had climbed Island in 2005, but neither of them had done both or crossed the Amphu Labtse. This is the diary of their journey.
Macizo de la Pica d'Estats
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: Spanish. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Guía explicativa de las diferentes posibles ascensiones a los picos del macizo de la Pica d'Estats que superan los 3000 metros junto con las referencias de los refugios de la zona y todos los datos GPS.
Thieves, Liars and Mountaineers: On the 8000 metre peak circus in Pakistan's Karakoram mountains
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 8. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is the tale of Mark Horrell's not-so-nearly ascent of Gasherbrum in Pakistan; of how one man's boredom and frustration is conquered by a gutsy combination of exhaustion, cowardice, and sheer mountaineering incompetence. But that's enough about his attempt; there were some talented climbers on the mountain as well, and this story is also about them.
The Ascent of Manaslu: Climbing the world's eighth highest mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 14. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: British English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to climb Manaslu with regular climbing partners Mark and Ian in Autumn 2011. A more luckless trio of wannabe mountaineers would be hard to find. Between them they had made no fewer than eight attempts to climb an 8000 metre peak without success. Would it be any different this time? This is the story of their expedition.