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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    Detailed, contoured and GPS compatible maps from Editorial Alpina showing long-distance hiking routes, mostly in the Spanish Pyrenees but the series also includes trails which span both sides of the bo...
    • Publisher: Editorial Alpina
    • Scale: various
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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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    Don Whillans has an iconic significance for generations of climbers. His epoch-making first ascent of Annapurna's South Face, achieved with Dougal Haston in 1970, remains one of the most impressive...
    • Publisher: Arrow
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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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    Two peaks of Nepal’s western Himalayas, Island Peak (Imja Tse) and Mera Peak, presented by Swiss publishers Climbing Map on separate contoured and GPS compatible panels at 1:25,000; plus drawings showi...
    • Publisher: Climbing Map
    • Scale: 1:25,000/various
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    Popular hiking areas of Greece in an expanding series of maps from Terrain Editions with information for hiking, biking, canyoning, trail running and other recreational pursuits. Printed on light,...
    • Publisher: Terrain Editions S.A.
    • Scale: 1:25,000
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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 completely revised and re-illustrated edition of the standard book on ropework for climbers. From basic techniques to the skills needed for the Single Pitch Award and the Mountain Instructor A...
    • Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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    Snowdonia Rock Climbing

    by Paul Williams
    This is a comprehensive guide to rock climbing in Snowdonia, one of the most popular climbing regions in Britain, written for visiting and local climbers of all levels of experience. It includes m...
    • Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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    Symi at 1:20,000 on a contoured, GPS compatible hiking map published by Terrain Cartography group together with Skai Maps, and printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant Polyart plastic paper, wit...
    • Publisher: Terrain Editions S.A.
    • Scale: 1:20,000
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    Amorgos at 1:35,000 on a contoured, GPS compatible hiking map published by Terrain Cartography group together with Skai Maps, and printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant Polyart plastic paper,...
    • Publisher: Terrain Editions S.A.
    • Scale: 1:35,000
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    Mount Everest on a visually stunning map published by the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research, with its reverse side showing the summit area enlarged and overprinted with various ascent routes, plus a...
    • Publisher: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research SFAR
    • Scale: 1:50,000
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