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1961 წლის ტრაგედია გამარჯვების პიკზე
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: Georgian. Published: February 21, 2018 by Giorgi Khazaradze. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This book is a non-fiction adaptation of the diary of my father about a tragic expedition of Georgian mountaineers in 1961 during the attempt to climb the Victory Peak (nowadays called: Jengish Chokusu) in the Tian-Shan mountains. Three members of the expedition have died during this expedition, leaving a deep mark on the following mountaineers in Georgia.
High Altitude Sickness, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
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
Climbing Kilimanjaro (Kilimanjaro series Book 1)
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.
Climbing a Few of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains - Volume 13: Mt. Yatsugatake (Mt. Akadake)
Series: Climbing a Few of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Not everyone summits mountains and not everyone can capture the experience with stunning photographs. Daniel and Kazuya have done just that! Join them on the boundary between Nagano and Yamanashi Prefectures, Japan to share their climbs of Mt. Yatsugatake and view through their camera's eye several of the landmarks here.
Climbing a Few of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains - Volume 12: Mt. Tate (Tateyama)
Series: Climbing a Few of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Not everyone summits mountains and not everyone is capable of capturing their experience with stunning photographs. Daniel and Kazuya have done just that! Join them in the Toyama Prefecture section of Japan's Northern Alps Mountain Range and go along with them as they climb Mt. Tateyama. View through their camera's eye several of this area's treasured landmarks.
Climbing a Few of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains - Volume 11: Mt. Shiroumadake (includes Mt. Shakushidake & Mt. Yarigatake)
Series: Climbing a Few of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Not everyone summits mountains and not everyone can capture the experience with stunning photographs. Daniel and Kazuya have done just that! Join them in the Hakuba section of Japan's Northern Alps Mountain Range and go along with them as they climb Mt. Shiroumadake. View through their camera's eye several amazing sights including the rare Brocken Spectre and iridescent clouds phenomena.
Tales From The Mountainside: Adventures From Youth To Old Age
You set the price! Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Essay » Author profile
"Tales From The Mountainside: Adventures From Youth To Old Age" is a collection of essays from mountain climber and outdoorsman Verl Rogers. He recounts humorous and ambitious adventures from youth to his 80s on outings covering everything from climbing to fishing with family in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.
An Everest Survivor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Reaching the summit of Everest is a great achievement; getting down safely is even greater. Hugo Rodriguez Barroso proudly waved the Mexican flag on the top of the world on May the 23rd of 1997, at 2:12 p. m., then got stranded above 28,000 feet. He climbed down next morning to become the only individual ever surviving a night in the open at such altitude and -49 °F.
Rendezvous at Jumbo Pass: A Twisting Tale of Wilderness Survival
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.
Un sobreviviente del Everest
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.
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 .
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.
Climbing Mt. Fuji: Tips, Q&A, and Climber Stories
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.
The Mountains of Central Montenegro
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.
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.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's Volcanoes
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.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill
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?
The View From The Top Of Japan: My 2-Decade-Long Quest To Scale The Nation’s 25 Highest Peaks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill
Series: World Adventurers Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill chronicles the author's attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife crisis, he tried to change his life by climbing a mountain. This book is for climbers and hikers interested in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and for anyone who feels over the hill and needs to make a life change.
Contour Lines: On the Path to a Thousand Mountains
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mick Harney returns with more unique perspectives on fell and hill walking in Scotland and the English Lake District. He offers a fresh crop of new and compelling insights, including many detailed descriptions of individual mountains, the paths we take to them, and what they reveal to and about us.

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