The White Road

The White RoadA cutting edge thriller about one man s quest to discover horror lurking at the top of the world Desperate to attract subscribers to his fledgling website, Journey to the Dark Side , ex adrenalin junkie and slacker Simon Newman hires someone to guide him through the notorious Cwm Pot caves, so tha

Thin Air

Thin AirIn 1935, young medic Stephen Pearce travels to India to join an expedition with his brother, Kits The elite team of five will climb Kangchenjunga, the world s third highest mountain and one of mountaineering s biggest killers No one has scaled it before, and they are, quite literally, following in

Walking The Himalayas

Walking The HimalayasFollowing his trek along the length of the Nile River, explorer Levison Wood takes on his greatest challenge yet navigating the treacherous foothills of the Himalayas, the world s highest mountain range Praised by Bear Grylls, Levison Wood has been called the toughest man on TV The Times UK No

Summit

SummitA summit is a summit, and the truth is the truth But the view from 8,848 meters isn t always so clear Two men, seventy years apart, push for the top of Mount Everest, driven by forces beyond their control and something inside that says climb After eight successful summits, Mount Everest guide Nei

Alpine Warriors

Alpine WarriorsAlthough Yugoslavia managed to avoid becoming involved in WWII until 1941, German armies invaded in April of that year and the Yugoslavian defense collapsed in less than two weeks The state of Slovenia was split up amongst Germany, Hungary and Italy Partisan groups, under the leadership of Josip T

Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

Continental Divide: A History of American MountaineeringIn Continental Divide, Maurice Isserman tells the history of American mountaineering through four centuries of landmark climbs and first ascents Mountains were originally seen as obstacles to civilization over time they came to be viewed as places of redemption and renewal The White Mountains sti

Mountains in My Heart: A Passion for Climbing

Mountains in My Heart: A Passion for ClimbingFirst woman and only the fourth climber ever to summit all fourteen 8,000 meter peaks without supplemental oxygen or high altitude porters Though the two climbers are friends, Kaltenbrunner s path to high places has been very different from Edurne Pasaban s record breaking feat Positive, upl

The Everest Files (Everest Files, #1)

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Master of Thin Air: Life and Death on the World's Highest Peaks

Master of Thin Air: Life and Death on the World's Highest PeaksNamed one of the Five Adventure Books You Need to Read This Summer by Backpacker MagazineFor readers of Into Thin Air, riveting high altitude drama and the passion and drive that inspire outsized mountaineering achievements.Master of Thin Air opens with a fall that the author very nearly could not

Broad Peak. Niebo i piekło

Broad Peak. Niebo i piekłoKto ponosi etyczn odpowiedzialno za tragedi na Broad Peaku Czy mo na by o unikn tragedii Bezprecedensowy raport podzieli rodowisko g rskie Dlaczego kazano zniszczy stenogramy przeprowadzonych rozm w, zaraz po og oszeniu raportu Autorzy pr buj odpowiedzie na te pytania, analizuj c krok

The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre

The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro TorrePatagonia s Cerro Torre, considered by many the most beautiful peak in the world, draws the finest and most devoted technical alpinists to its climbing challenges But controversy has swirled around this ice capped peak since Cesare Maestri claimed first ascent in 1959 Since then a debate has raged

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest DisasterA bank of clouds was assembling on the not so distant horizon, but journalist mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt Everest, saw nothing that suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down He was wrong The storm, which claimed five lives and left countless including Kr

Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival

Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous SurvivalTouching the Void is the heart stopping account of Joe Simpson s terrifying adventure in the Peruvian Andes He and his climbing partner, Simon, reached the summit of the remote Siula Grande in June 1985 A few days later, Simon staggered into Base Camp, exhausted and frost bitten, with news that th

The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on EverestAs the climbers of the 1996 Mt Everest disaster vanished into thin air, one man had the courage to bring them down aliveOn May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by expert leaders attempted to scale the world s largest peak But things went terribly wrong Crowded conditions, bad judgem

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