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Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes

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by Humphreys, Alastair
Refresh your life with a tiny little adventure that's close to home and easy on your pocket. Inspiration is abundant in this brilliant and beautifully-illustrated guide.
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Beyond Limits: A Life Through Climbing

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by Steve McClure
Beyond Limits is the autobiography of Steve McClure, one of the world's top rock climbers. From his childhood encounters with the sandstone outcrops of the North York Moors right up to his cutting-edge first ascents such as Overshadow (F9a+) at Malham and Mutation (F9a) at Raven Tor, Steve explores his deep passion for climbing and how it has dictated and shaped his life.
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Corsets to Camouflage: Women and War

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by Kate Adie
Uniform is universally seen as both a stamp of authority and of official acceptance. But the sight of a woman in military uniform still provokes controversy. Although more women are now taking prominent roles in combat, the status implied by uniform is often regarded as contrary to the general perception of womanhood.
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Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination

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by Robert Macfarlane
Mountaineering is among the more unusual pastimes - fraught with risk, its intrigue lies in its ability to attract more enthusiasts than it perhaps should. But why is this is case?
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Lost City of the Incas

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by Hiram Bingham
First published in the 1950s, The Lost City of the Incas by Hiram Bingham is the amazing account of the impressive discovery in 1911 of the lost city of Machu Picchu. Re-published now with an introduction by Hugh Thomson, this story is as fascinating as the ancient Incas civilization itself.
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One Man's Everest

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by Kenton Cool
The story that emerged from the Everest base camp on 21st May 2013 was remarkable even in its bare essentials. A British climber had marked the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of the world's highest peak by climbing not just Everest but the two huge mountains next to it, all in one go. It was an astonishing feat of endurance. Kenton Cool and his Sherpa partner, Dorje Gylgen, had gained and lost ten ver...
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The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent

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by Mick Conefrey
At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it's a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent's complex legacy.
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Canoeing the Congo

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by Phil Harwood
An exhilarating and terrifying account of the historic first source-to-sea descent of the Congo. At 2,922 miles, the Congo is the eighth longest river and the deepest in the world, with a flow rate second only to the Amazon. Ex-Marine Phil Harwood embarked on an epic solo journey from the river's true source in the highlands of Zambia through war-torn Central Africa. With no outside help whatsoever he faced...
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Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men & Mountains

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by Krakauer, Jon
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 from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's notorious Devils Thumb. In Pakistan, the fearsome K2 kills thirteen of the world's most experienced mountain clim...
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Alone on the Wall: Alex Honnold and the Ultimate Limits of Adventure

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by Honnold, Alex
'Riveting...Honnold is neither crazy nor reckless. Alone on the Wall reveals him to be an utterly unique and extremely appealing young man.' Jon Krakauer A twelve-year-old kid in the audience raised his hand and asked, 'Aren't you afraid you're gonna die?' Without missing a beat, Alex shot back, 'We've all gotta die sometimes. You might as well go big.' Alex Honnold is 28 years old, and perhaps the world'...
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South

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by Ernest Shackleton
As the First World War broke out in Europe in 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton sailed to Antarctica, with the King and government’s blessing. Intent on making the first ever trans-Antarctic crossing, South! is Shackleton’s first-hand account of the epic expedition, which he described as ‘the last great journey on earth’.
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The Boy Who Biked the World: Part 3: Riding Home Through Asia

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by Alastair Humphries
The Boy who Biked the World – Part Three: Riding Home Through Asia is a children’s book telling the story of Tom overcoming his fears and setting off on an epic adventure to become the boy who biked the world!
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Ascent of Rum Doodle

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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 under-insightful Binder, a team of seven British men including Dr Prone (constantly ill); Jungle the route finder (constantly lost), Constant the diplomat (constantly arguing) and 3,000 Yogistani porters, set out to conquer...
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Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

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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 gems like how to survive when your parachute doesn't open and how to leap from a moving car to a motorcycle. Each entry clearly laid out and well illustrated.
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The 4000m Peaks of the Alps

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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 the 50 major mountains, every significant subsidiary top is visited by one or more route. In total over 230 routes are described, ranging from beginners' climbs on the Breithorn and Allalinhorn to magnificent gran...
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Costa Blanca RockFax

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by Chris Craggs & Alan James
Costa Blanca RockFax is a rock climbing guide to the Costa Blanca area in Spain. With English text and written in the characteristic Rockfax style, this the first Rockfax guidebook dedicated exclusively to the Costa Blanca and the most comprehensive book ever published on sport and trad climbing on Spain's 'white coast' – weighing in at 368 pages. It covers a host of superb cliffs between Leyva in the f...
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Dorset (Portland, Lulworth, Swanage)

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by Glaister, Mark
The 2012 edition of the "Dorset Rockfax" will be our fourth full publication to this wonderful climbing area. The previous editions are classic examples of the developing style of "Rockfax" with each edition being bigger, more detailed and more colourful than the previous. This new edition take the presentation another step forward featuring the widely-acclaimed full-page colour photos and a complete new se...
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The White Spider

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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. Heinrich Herrer, author of Seven Years in Tibet, was a member of the four-man party that scaled the previously untouchable North Wall of the Eiger in 1938.
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Facing Up

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by Bear Grylls
Account of the ascent that made Bear Grylls the youngest person to climb Everest and return alive.
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No Way Down

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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 reaching the summit of K2 beneath a beautiful clear blue sky, far below them their ropes are swept away by the collapse of an ice shelf.
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