Climbing

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Whether you're planning a big ascent, interested in climbing Mount Everest, Aconcagua,K2 or Kilimanjaro, or improving skills and technique, we have all the climbing maps and guides you’ll need. If you prefer the safety of an armchair, tuck in to our climbing tales and photographic books.

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    This is the official handbook of 'the Mountaineering Instructor, Single Pitch, Climbing Wall and Climbing Wall Leading Award Schemes'. Written by one of the best known rock climbing instructors in...
    • Publisher: Mountain Leader Training Board
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    Popular recreational areas of Croatia on contoured and GPS compatible maps from the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service, with excellent presentation of the terrain and highlighting for recommended hiking...
    • Publisher: Croatian Mountain Rescue Service
    • Scale: mostly 1:25,000
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    No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest essays and reporting, Krakauer writes of mountains...
    • Publisher: Boxtree
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    Facing Up

    by Bear Grylls
    Account of the ascent that made Bear Grylls the youngest person to climb Everest and return alive....
    • Publisher: Macmillan
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    Solo Faces

    by James Salter
    Rand lives free; lean, pure and defiant, the world has little influence on him. His passion is climbing - the mountains, the huge vertical faces. There, where storms, snow, or rockfall can kill, he...
    • Publisher: Penguin
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    Aconcagua on an excellent map combining topographic coverage of the mountain at 1:40,000 and 1:150,000, drawings of south and northwest and east faces, trekking profiles, plans of central Mendoza and P...
    • Publisher: Climbing Map
    • Scale: 1:40,000
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    An inspiring collection of evocative images collected by lifelong mountaineer Sandy Hill, who has a singular knowledge, understanding, and experience of the world's highest places. Powerful,...
    • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
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    The White Spider

    by Heinrich Harrer
    A classic of mountaineering literature, The White Spider tells the story of the harrowing first ascent of the Eiger's North Wall, one of the most legendary and terrifying climbs in recorded history....
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
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    Find your bearings with the Ortlieb Waterproof Map Case. This transparent map case protects your maps from moisture, mud, dirt and UV-light. Ideal for hiking, paragliding, canoeing or biking - your...
    • Publisher: Ortlieb
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    The Blind Man of Hoy

    by Szell, Red
    'From the moment I watched a documentary of Chris Bonington and Tom Patey climb the perpendicular flanks of the Old Man of Hoy I knew that my life would not be complete until I had followed in their fo...
    • Publisher: Sandstone Press
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    In May 1996 a number of expeditions attempted to climb Mount Everest on the Southeast Ridge route. Crowded conditions slowed their progress and late in the day 23 men and women, including the...
    • Publisher: Pan Books
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    No Way Down

    by Graham Bowley
    No Way Down: Life and Death on K2 tells of the horrifying and inspiring events that happened on the world’s second highest mountain on August 1st 2008. As an exhausted band of climbers celebrate...
    • Publisher: Penguin
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