Ascent into Hell

Ascent into HellThere is but one aim the summit, the summit of Mount Everest What starts with a trouble free trek into the Nepalese highlands explodes into a gripping tale of hardship, peril, and adversity Pushed beyond their physical and mental limits, climbers drop by the wayside Their primal instincts for s

Alone on the Wall

Alone on the WallIncluding two new chapters on Alex Honnold s free solo ascent of the iconic 3,000 foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park n nOn June 3rd, 2017, Alex Honnold became the first person to free solo Yosemite s El Capitan to scale the wall without rope, a partner, or any protective gear completing what w

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

Thin Air: A Ghost Story

Thin Air: A Ghost StoryThe Himalayas, 1935 n nKangchenjunga Third highest peak on earth Greatest killer of them all n nFive Englishmen set off from Darjeeling, determined to tackle the sacred summit But courage can only take them so far and the mountain is not their only foe n nAs mountain sickness and the horrors of ext

The Storms: Adventure and tragedy on Everest

The Storms: Adventure and tragedy on EverestIn August 1979 twenty seven year old Mike Trueman set sail from the south west coast of Wales, en route to Cornwall The young army helicopter pilot was helping to move his friend s yacht from Northern Ireland to the south coast of England But as they sailed out into the Irish Sea, the sky turned p

One Man’s Everest: The Autobiography of Kenton Cool

One Man’s Everest: The Autobiography of Kenton CoolKenton Cool is the finest alpine climber of this generation His accomplishments are staggering He has summited Everest twelve times He is the first person in history to climb the three Everest peaks, the so called Triple Crown, in one climb, a feat previously thought impossible He was nominated

The White Road

The White RoadA cutting edge thriller about one man s quest to discover horror lurking at the top of the world n nDesperate 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 th

Czapkins. Prawdziwa historia Tomka Mackiewicza

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Art of Freedom: The Life and Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka

Art of Freedom: The Life and Climbs of Voytek Kurtykan A profound and moving biography of one of the international climbing world s most respected, complicated and reclusive mountaineers n n nVoytek Kurtyka remains one of the greatest alpinists of all time Born in 1947, he was one of the leading lights of the Polish golden age of Himalayan climbing H

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

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