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The Chomolungma Diaries: What a commercial Everest expedition is really like
By Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 16. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,430. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Are you tired of reading mountaineering disaster stories which focus on all that's negative about climbing Everest? This book aims to dispel the popular myths surrounding Everest by telling the true story of an ordinary climber on an ordinary commercial expedition to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain.
The View From The Top Of Japan: My 2-Decade-Long Quest To Scale The Nation’s 25 Highest Peaks
By Gary J. Wolff
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.
A Furious Exaltation
By Ronan Frost
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.
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill
By M.G. Edwards
Series: World Adventurers Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
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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.
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. 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.
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. 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.
Contour Lines: On the Path to a Thousand Mountains
By Mick Harney
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
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.
Points of Contact: On the Practice, Philosophy, and Pleasures of Fell Walking
By Mick Harney
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Are you passionate about walking and climbing, perhaps in areas such as Scotland and the English Lake District? Or do you simply have a curiosity about those activities and those places? Points of Contact is the book for you. Knitting geology, history, and meteorology into an illuminating exploration of the world of fell and hill walking, it is by turns descriptive, humorous, and poetic.
To Be Brave, My Life: Royal Robbins
By Royal Robbins
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.