Books tagged: climbing and mountaineering

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Mount Everest and Mount Kilimanjaro
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016 by NorLights Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
A flatlander from southern Indiana, Walter Glover, while in his 50s, became fascinated by elite climbers who scaled the world’s highest mountains. One day he heard a voice say, “You know, you could do that.” After months of training, this senior citizen, journalist, and hospital pastoral care chaplain undertook to climb the Seven Summits while raising money to fight youth obesity.
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.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Man On The Mountain; A True Story Of Survival At 13,000 Feet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
Ascent of the Inner Everest
Price: Free! Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship
This book is about the ascent of Len's personal inner Everest. He says 'My experiences of God are also pages of a living theological thesis. Often I have been confused by the loose usage of spiritual terminology; sometimes baffled by the fixed terms of reference to special "blessings". Thus I look back through forty years of walking with Jesus as the predominant Personality in my life.'
The Mafia Emblem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,840. Language: British English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ben finds the body of his friend Toni beside a small emblem on which is the picture of a wolf. He flies to Naples and joins the struggle between Toni´s family and the powerful Vitelli with Toni’s sister. They hear about the legend of the Wolf of Hades. They confront the godfather of the Vitelli, learn the wolf is waiting to consume its latest victims and have to flee for their lives
A Bedside Book For Older Cavers
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Anyone who has passed the age of seventy needs to have a positive attitude to life in order to enjoy it. This book explains how ‘older cavers’ develop and maintain this attitude, as well as taking an active interest in their chosen sport.