Books tagged: mountaineering

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To Be Brave, My Life: Royal Robbins
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Royal Robbins' accomplishments as a rock climber are legendary. This first volume of his autobiography details his historic solo ascent of the Leaning Tower in Yosemite, and chronicles his youth growing up in LA. Robbins' adventurous life story stands as a beacon of inspiration to those who ever pondered how to reach higher by reaching within. He relates climbing in terms everyone can understand.
Forgotten Canyon
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Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The thought of finding Montezuma’s hidden treasure urges cartographer Johnathon Scribner deep into the Forgotten Canyon. Why he stays there, however, is a different reason altogether.
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is nowhere in the world quite like it...Once the domain of explorers and climbers, the Everest Himalaya of Nepal is now a popular trek. Jonathan Mitchell tells you all you need to know to prepare, plan and pull off an amazing trek to the foot of Mount Everest through the Himalayan foothills from Kathmandu. Detailed info on equipment, lodges, transport and the best trails and viewpoints.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Mountaineering Field Manual - FM 3-97.61 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Mountaineering Field Manual (FM 3-97.61) details techniques soldiers and leaders must know to cope with mountainous terrain. These techniques are the foundation upon which the mountaineer must build.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Mountain Operations Field Manual - FM 3-97.6, FM 90-6 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Mountain Operations Field Manual describes the tactics, techniques, and procedures that the United States (US) Army uses to fight in mountainous regions.
Entity of Origin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
An amazing discovery found in a lost and ancient artifact has the ability to change everything the world has been told about our origin. When Kait Zorn finally locates the unbelievable entity, she is faced with one question. Is the world able and ready to face the truth?
A Furious Exaltation
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Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
If you bite off more than you can chew, chew hard! This is a true story of a trip that put me in way over my head and out of my comfort zone; the experience of a day in the high peaks of the New Zealand Alps that has changed the way I think about life.
The Pole of Inaccessibility
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Price: Free! Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
It’s 1979, and geologist Susan Engen has finally received her grant from the National Science Foundation to explore the Beardmore Glacier region of the Transantarctic Mountains for the super-concentrations of fossil fuels she is certain are there. While her work seems innocuous enough to the NSF, it is her intention to use her discovery to stop the inevitable exploitation to come.
The Book on Ski Boots
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You set the price! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
A few years back I wrote the original free Concierge's Guide to Ski Boot Fitting and it was a hit. Littered with pithy fun, it gave Teton Village concierges something to peruse at work in the slow times. People ski great when they are comfortable. Your boots should fit like an old friend. Your Ski Boots need and can be your favorite piece of gear. Nobody's foot should hurt. Ever.
The View From The Top Of Japan: My 2-Decade-Long Quest To Scale The Nation’s 25 Highest Peaks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Within 4 months of arriving in Japan over 21 years ago, Gary J. Wolff was standing atop Fuji-san, the nation’s highest peak. During the next 2 decades, Gary climbed all of the 29 highest mountains in Japan and 38 of the tallest 50. In this eBook, Gary shares details about Japan’s highest mountains including pics, maps, trail descriptions, and other info based upon his many exciting climbing trips.