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A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill by S.A. Traina
Price: Free! Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering(5.00 from 1 review)
A father-and-son memoir about a bookworm and a firefighter, a creature of contemplation and one of locomotion, the recollections of a child's journey from infancy to just before his wedding day set against an increasingly treacherous mountain climb. The theme is timeless: What's left for a father to tell and to give his son when that son has already become his own man?
Bushcraft : Bushcraft 101 Basic Guide To Survive In The Wilderness Like A Pro by The Blokehead
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 .
The Mountains of Central Montenegro by Zeljko Mussovich
Price: Free! 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.
Climbing Kilimanjaro (Kilimanjaro series Book 1) by Wayne Evans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: British English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
If you are planning a climb up Kilimanjaro, then you are in for a real treat. However, being the World's tallest free standing mountain brings its own challenges for which you MUST be prepared. If you take this trip lightly, then you will fail, get injured or even die.
To Be Brave, My Life: Royal Robbins by Royal Robbins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Categories: 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.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's Volcanoes by Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 10. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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 many of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
Climbing Mt. Fuji: Tips, Q&A, and Climber Stories by Gary J. Wolff
Price: $2.99 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.
Il peso delle ombre. Racconti veri o false storie? by Mario Casella
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: Italian. Published: July 27, 2017 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
L’impatto di una bugia, o il solo sospetto di una menzogna, hanno condizionato molti destini umani e, nel caso specifico, di alpinisti: alcuni noti, altri meno conosciuti dal grande pubblico. Sono ombre che i protagonisti di questo libro hanno portato nel proprio zaino per tutta la vita. Cancellare l’ombra di un dubbio rimane spesso un’impresa impossibile.
Un sobreviviente del Everest by Hugo Rodríguez Barroso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: Spanish. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
De cada seis que intentan la cumbre del Everest, uno pierde la vida. En 1996, 15 alpinistas en grupo perecieron, atrapados en el descenso. En 1997 Hugo, un mexicano, quedó varado a 8,600 metros, 200 más arriba que aquellos, sin más recursos que la ropa que vestía y un piolet. En un viaje interior que por momentos bordeó la locura y el delirio, él sí logró bajar, y su hazaña jamás ha sido repetida.
Father of Ice Mountains by John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
A 2011 ski ascent of 24,747 foot Muztagh Ata in the Chinese Pamirs. We follow in the footsteps of legendary climber Eric Shipton for an expedition to the top of the "Ice Mountain Father". Frostbite and fistfights are all part of the landscape here in China's back of beyond.
Icefall: The True Story of a Teenager on a Mission to the Top of the World by Alex Staniforth
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A suspenseful memoir marked by adventure, hardship, and achievement, Alex Staniforth’s "Icefall" is the remarkable true story of a teenager’s journey to conquer Mount Everest.
How to Mount Kilimanjaro by Jim Hodgson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Ever thought about climbing Kilimanjaro? Want to have a little fun along the way? Get in here!
Rendezvous at Jumbo Pass: A Twisting Tale of Wilderness Survival by Nowick Gray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A wilderness cabin becomes a dream-box of catastrophe and survival, in this true adventure with a paranormal twist. Will hikes with a companion to meet his wife and 3-year-old daughter in BC’s remote Jumbo Pass. An overnight storm pushes Will to the brink of deadly choices, at fate’s mercy. Think Groundhog Day, in the heart of the Canadian wilderness.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Mountain Operations Field Manual - FM 3-97.6, FM 90-6 (Value-Added Professional Format Series) by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Mountaineering Field Manual - FM 3-97.61 (Value-Added Professional Format Series) by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: 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.
Adventures Told: The Whole Wild World by David Appleton
You set the price! Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
A collection of mostly true adventure short stories including tales of mountain biking in Moab, backpacking in Wyoming and Colorado, and alpine climbing and a glacier rescue in Alaska. Fun reading for everyone.
High Altitude Sickness, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions by Kenneth Kee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
This book describes High Altitude Sickness, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases High Altitude sickness happens when mountain climbers or travelers travel to very high altitudes, normally above 8,000 feet (2,400 m) High Altitude sickness is caused by decreased air pressure and lower oxygen levels at high altitudes. Treatment Stop climbing Descend to lower altitude Oxygen Acetazolamide Rest
Winter is Coming: Ensuring U.S. Special Forces (USSF) are Prepared to Fight and Win in a Cold Weather Environment - Mountaineering and High Altitude Skills, Focus on Russia, China, and North Korea by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
For the past 17 years, United States Special Forces (USSF) has been decisively engaged in the Global War on Terror. Due to the deployment cycle and training requirements focused on deployments in the Middle East, many valuable skillsets, including the ability to fight, maneuver, and survive in extreme cold weather environments has atrophied across the force.
Macizo de la Pica d'Estats by Miquel J Pavón Besalú
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.
Tempting the Throne Room by John Quillen
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.