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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


Inner Ranges

by Geoff Powter & Chris Bonington

Inner Ranges brings together an enlightening and entertaining selection of mountain writing by one of Canada’s most respected adventure journalists and thinkers.

This collection of original and previously published...


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...


Mount Everest - Only the Sky Above

by Helga Hengge

ONLY THE SKY ABOVE Mount Everest, 29,028 feet—on May 27th, 1999, Helga Hengge reaches the top of the world, the highpoint of an exciting career between the extremes of creative work and outstanding mountaineering...


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...


Vantage Point

by The Editors of Climbing Magazine

For nearly 50 years, Climbing Magazine’s goal has been to inspire and entertain with compelling coverage of climbing in all its forms, from bouldering to the big walls, trad rock to sport climbing, ice climbing...


Northern Stone

by Brandon Pullan & David Smart

A stunning, full-colour climbing guide that focuses on 65 of Canada’s best rock climbs.

With over 50 years of combined climbing experience between them, authors Brandon Pullan and David Chaundy-Smart have spent...


Backcountry Avalanche Safety

by Tony Daffern

Essential reading for all outdoor enthusiasts who venture into mountainous terrain where avalanches are common.

In spite of the increasing sophistication of avalanche hazard forecasting, an alarming number of...


Honouring High Places

by Junko Tabei & Helen Y. Rolfe

A collection of personal stories and reflections based on the memoirs of Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest and the Seven Summits.

Honouring High Places is a compelling collection of highlights...


Art of Freedom

by Bernadette McDonald

Winner of the 2017 Banff Mountain Book Award for Mountain Literature (Non Fiction). Winner of the 2017 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature. Winner of the National Outdoor Book Awards.

A profound and...


More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies

by Andrew J. Nugara

Thoroughly updated, expanded and redesigned, this bestselling, full-colour guide to scrambling contains dozens of new trips for experienced hikers looking for more challenging routes to the top of a mountain....


Distant Snows

by John Harding & Robin Hanbury-Tenison Obe

In Distant Snows, mountaineer John Harding recollects his worldwide adventures spanning sixty years across Europe, Iran, East Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Arctic. He climbed many classic peaks...


Soldier Mountaineer

by N Kumar & N N Bhatia

In the annals of Indian Mountaineering Colonel Narinder Kumar, affectionately called ‘Bull’ by his friends due to his physical prowess, has played a highly significant role. Without him the history of Indian...


Rock Climbing Technique

by John Kettle

If you have ever wanted to move effortlessly and get the most your hard-won climbing fitness, this is the guide you've been waiting for.

Getting better at rock climbing doesn’t have to be about strength, endurance,...