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Brightest of Silver Linings: Climbing Carstensz Pyramid In Papua At Age 65

by Carol Masheter

Few people have heard of Carstensz Pyramid, a sharp fin of limestone 16,000 feet above sea level, surrounded by mountainous jungle in Papua, a part of the world wracked by political and tribal violence, where...


Climbing Mt. Whitney

by Peter Croft, Wynne Benti & Glen Dawson

People travel from all over the world to stand on the summit of Mt. Whitney the highest point in the contiguous United States. Miles of rugged granitic terrain, blue-green lakes, and impressive ridges are just...


One More Step

by Bonner Paddock & Neal Bascomb

In this exhilarating and inspirational memoir, the first man with cerebral palsy to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and complete the brutal Ironman competition shares the exhilarating adventure that led to his achievements—redefining...


In the Shadow of Mount McKinley

by William N. Beach

These tales and descriptions of the Mt. McKinley area of Alaska were written by one of the world's most famous big game hunters.


Climbing the Seven Summits: A Comprehensive Guide to the Continents' Highest Peaks

by Mike Hamill

The first comprehensive guidebook of climbing routes to the highest peak on each of the world's seven continents


Bradford Washburn, An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon

by Bradford Washburn & Lew Freedman

Here at last is the thrilling memoir of the legendary mountaineer Bradford Washburn, one of the last surviving explorers and adventurers of the twentieth century. Drawing from decades of memories, journals,...


Peak Performance: The First Welsh Woman to Climb Everest

by Tori James

The youngest British woman and first Welsh woman to climb Everest


Moon Glacier National Park

by Becky Lomax

Through lush green parkland and to the top of jagged summits, forge your own path with Moon Glacier National Park.

  • Flexible Itineraries: Unique and adventure-packed ideas for day trips, a week on the road, families...


Adventures on a Mountaintop

by Anonymous

This article, "Adventures on a Mountaintop," from the April 1860 issue of The Knickerbocker magazine tells about a mountain-climbing expedition in the Green Mountains of Vermont.


Paul Preuss: Lord of the Abyss

by David Smart

Shortlisted for the 2019 Banff Mountain Book Award for Mountain Literature

Shortlisted for the 2019 Boardman Tasker Award

An intriguing biography of the renowned Austrian alpinist Paul Preuss, who achieved international...


Shaded by Stone

by Ari Schneider

Shaded by Stone is a reflective journey exploring Ari Schneider’s struggle to find purpose while climbing in the mountains and deserts of North America. Recounting some of his favorite climbs, often with his...


Adventures of a Mountain Man

by Zenas Leonard

Zenas Leonard (1809 – 1857) was an American mountain man, explorer and trader, best known for his journal Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard.

Leonard was born in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. As...


The Uncrowned King of Mont Blanc

by Peter Foster & Lindsay Griffin

The Uncrowned King of Mont Blanc by Peter Foster is the biography of scientist and mountaineer Thomas Graham Brown, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of the mountain earned him the soubriquet, and whose achievements...


Best Climbs Rocky Mountain National Park

by Stewart M. Green

Best Climbs Rocky Mountain National Park showcases the classic routes and best climbs in America's largest national park. Ideal for both local and nonlocal climbers who want to hit as many select climbs as possible...


John Gill: Master of Rock

by Pat Ament, Yvon Chouinard, John Gill & Dave Rearick

John Gill: Master of Rock is a captivating look into the life, achievements and ethos of boulderer John Gill. This new edition of the classic title is complete with photographs, personal impressions of Gill...


Inner Ranges

by Geoff Powter & Chris Bonington

Winner of the 2019 Banff Mountain Book Award for Climbing Literature

Winner of the 2019 National Outdoor Book Award for Outdoor Literature

Shortlisted for the 2019 Boardman Tasker Award

Inner Ranges brings together...


Waymaking

by Helen Mort, Claire Carter, Heather Dawe & Camilla Barnard

Waymaking is an anthology of prose, poetry and artwork by women who are inspired by wild places, adventure and landscape.

Published in 1961, Gwen Moffat's Space Below My Feet tells the story of a woman who shirked...


No Easy Way

by Mick Fowler

‘If we were guaranteed success in everything we tried then life would be pretty boring.’

Mainstream news reports about climbing are dominated by action from the world’s highest mountains, more often than...


Gym Climbing 2E - ebook

by Matt Burbach & Jon Glassberg

Climbing has become a mainstream sport with more participants than skiing or snowboarding and, among the different types of climbing, gym climbing is the most popular. Where gyms were once a training ground...


Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, 3rd Edition

by Bruce Tremper

The more you know about snow stability, the better your travel and rescue skills. And the sharper your decision making, the better you’ll be able to avoid avalanche danger and have more fun in the winter backcountry....