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Climbing Colorado's Fourteeners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is a collection of stories documenting ascents of 14,000 foot Mountains in Colorado during the 1960s and 1970s.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's volcanoes
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of nearly all of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
The Mountain
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Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A man faces his greatest challenge, will the mountains storm be the end of him? Or will he survive and have the grandest of his stories to tell.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
The Night Climbers of Cambridge
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Oleander Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
The 1937 climbing black book - a cult classic bible for climbers, builderers, free-runners and parkouristes.
The Wells Creek Route and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The Wells Creek Route explores mountains and randomness. In Pluggin’ Leaks, a deckhand deflects his future. In Desolation Peaks, he seeks solace in mountains. In The Deaf Woman’s TV, he dates while empathizing with an old woman. Hazards of Bat Guano is about fly-fishing, bats, and streams. Sunfish is about you and fish. Cynthia's Currents looks at decades flown by and Cynthia who refused to go.
Survival Fitness
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Price: $6.57 USD. Words: 16,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by SurviveTravel.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Survival Fitness shows how to train yourself, from little or no knowledge, in 6 physical activities that are most useful in terms of escape/survival and increasing fitness.
Sojourns Through Troubled Worlds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Malevolent, metal-scavenging microdrones ("Paston, Kentucky"). A collector's car with a mind of its own, off for a drive through a nuclear holocaust (the two-time award-nominated "Best in Class"). These and other stories await the reader in Jonathan C. Gillespie's debut short fiction collection, Sojourns Through Troubled Worlds, which brings together five tales from the author's history.
Therapeutic Window
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Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
Tales From Topout: Prince Rockhard and the Holy Hex
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Price: Free! Words: 25,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Told in the quest tradition, this story is based in a fantasy world dedicated to rock climbers: The Holy Hex has been stolen and Prince Rockhard must retrieve it before the kingdom of Cliffedge crumbles away. Together with his motley crew, they must face dark forces, evil mercenaries, bad weather and a crux more fearsome than anything seen on a cliff face before.