Climbing

Activities and Interests

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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    Northern Nepal, from Kanchenjunga in the east to Saipal and Api in the far west of the country, in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant maps at scales between 1:100,000 and 1:150,000 published by...
    • Publisher: Nepa Maps - Himalayan MapHouse
    • Scale: 1:100,000 - 1:150,000
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    Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

    by Joshua Piven & David Borgenicht
    How to get out alive from almost every possible life or death situation. The book is divided into sections like Great Escapes and Entrances, Leaps of Faith, Adventure Survival. Each one including...
    • Publisher: Chronicle Books
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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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    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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    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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    West Country Climbs - Rockfax

    by Glaister, Mark
    The summer of 2010, will see the publication of the new Rockfax guidebook - "West Country Climbs" - a major new Rockfax guide to one of the UK's most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions....
    • Publisher: RockFax
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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 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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    Since first publication, when it sold 400,000 copies, “Annapurna” has acquired classic status. It is the enthralling account, by the leader of the French expedition, of the first conquest of...
    • Publisher: Pimlico
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