Books tagged: mountain climbing and adventure

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Mountaintop
Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man drowns. He survives and ends up stranded on an island. That is the start of his strange, incomprehensible adventure.
Over the Hills
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Over the Hills, Peter Steele recounts the story of his turbulent childhood in England and his student years at Cambridge University. There he learned mountaineering and medicine, culminating in his selection as medical officer to the ill-fated 1971 International Expedition to Mount Everest.
Adventures in The Lake Disctrict
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From abseiling 150 feet down into an abandoned quarry, to climbing the tallest mountain in England, this short book recounts the adventures of twelve friends in a mountain school in The Lake District, one the most beautiful areas in England.
Leap: An African Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sarah sets off to test her mettle with three months of solo travel in Africa, but her plan is derailed when she meets Heath, a traveler on a motorcycle. She hops on the back to explore Africa in a new way, and together the friends battle malaria, snakes, and homicidal bus drivers. But the true adventure begins when Sarah leaves the comfort of Heath's friendship to venture out on her own.
Bad Luck Bilby: Can You Survive Him?
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Bilby is such bad luck that adventure seekers from around the world have made the newest sport out of just trying to survive with him. Most people won't make it but a few have and are pushing the envelope by taking Bad Luck Bilby to some of the most dangerous places on earth to up the ante! Think K2 sounds dangerous? Even Sherpas won't make it wirh Bilby around!
To Be Brave, My Life: 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.
Murder on Everest (A Summit Murder Mystery)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,260. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When the only son of the world’s richest and most powerful man dies attempting to climb Mount Everest, his family is hellbent on getting answers. Will the sinister truth at the peak begin an avalanche of betrayal and danger?