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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    Ascent of Rum Doodle

    by W.E. Bowman
    The Ascent of Rum Doodle is an outrageously funny spoof about the ascent of a 40,000-and-a-half-foot peak and has been a cult favourite since its publication in 1956. Led by the reliably...
    • Publisher: Pimlico
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    A classic of mountain writing and still in demand over ten years after its first publication, this book takes you to the little places of big importance along one mountain-climber's trail. Fishgut...
    • Publisher: Luath Press
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    Selected areas of the Spanish Pyrenees and northern Spain on maps at 1:25,000 from the Bilbao-based Sua Edizioak, with exceptionally vivid presentation of the topography and highlighting for recommende...
    • Publisher: Sua Edizioak
    • Scale: 1:25,000
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    E.F. ('Teddy') Norton was a member of the 1922 Everest expedition and the leader of the 1924 expedition. Generally considered to be one of the finest climbers of his generation, in 1924 he reached a...
    • Publisher: History Press
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    The Death Zone

    by Matt Dickinson
    Everest Base Camp 10th May 1996: "Glancing into the sky she became one of the first people to see what was sweeping up from the lower valleys towards Everest¿great billowing lilac clouds¿they stood wat...
    • Publisher: Arrow
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    The Conquest of Everest

    by George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones
    The Conquest of Everest, by the late George Lowe, photographer, mountaineer and teacher and Huw Lewis-Jones historian of exploration, celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first ascent to Mount Everes...
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
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    Jordan - Walks, treks, Caves, Climbs and Canyons is Di Taylor and Tony Howard’s Cicerone guide to the outdoor possibilities in one of the Middle East’s most remote landscapes. The guide describes a...
    • Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
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    Shipton and Tilman

    by Perrin, Jim
    Using unpublished diaries, Jim Perrin, the acclaimed author of The Villain and Menlove, tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger...
    • Publisher: Cornerstone
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    Mountaineering in the Mont Blanc Range showcases the most beautiful lower grade snow, ice and mixed climbs (F to AD+) in the seemingly inexhaustible Mont Blanc Range. The routes described in this...
    • Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
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    The 4000m Peaks of the Alps

    by MARTIN MORAN
    The "4000m Peaks of the Alps" provides a practical companion guide to the Alpine 4000ers with detailed description of every worthwhile route from Facile (F) to Difficile (sup) (D+/TD-). As well as...
    • Publisher: Alpine Club
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    Mountaincraft and Leadership was first published in 1969 and went through three editions, with numerous reprints, before this fourth edition. It has become established as one of the authoritative...
    • Publisher: Mountain Leader Training Board
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    Learning to Breathe

    by Andy Cave
    At the age of sixteen, Andy Cave followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps and became a miner - one of the last recruits into a dying world. Every day he would descend 3,000 feet into...
    • Publisher: Arrow
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