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Between two poles

By: Amyr Klink

Price: £90.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04387

ISBN: 0747519722

Condition: Very Good


Amyr Klink is one of the great navigator-writers of our day. ' Between Two Poles ' is his captivating account of a fantastic figure -of-eight solo voyage from Brazil to the South Pole, across to Cape Town; then up to the North Pole and finally, after twenty-two months at sea, back to Brazil. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain

By: Birkett, Bill

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Oxford Illustrated Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03254

ISBN: 0946609306

Condition: Very Good


This book evocatively describes more than 60 of Britain's finest climbs. In traditional fashion, the climbs are described in words, photographs and diagrams. A good ,clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Boundless Horizons:: The Autobiography of Chris Bonington

By: Chris Bonington

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03956

ISBN: 0297646354

Condition: Very Good


This is the omnibus version of Chris Bonington's three volumes of his autobiography. The front blue board has a scratch on its face. The D/W has wear to its edges and corners. View more info

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The Handbook of Climbing: Fully Revised Edition.

By: Fyffe, Allen; Peter, Iain

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pelham books: 1997

Edition: Revised 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02107

ISBN: 0720720540

Condition: Very Good


This practical guide to climbing and mountaineering skills has been designed for anyone who wishes to learn to climb or further their participation in the sport. All the techniques required for modern climbing are covered, extending from roadside crags to ascents of major mountains and faces. This book has the endorsement of the British Mountaineering Council. The hardcover as bumps to the corners and the D/W shows some wear use View more info

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A Passion for Mountains

By: Hannah Burrows-Smith

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale Ltd: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04640

ISBN: 0719807190

Condition: Very Good


This book presents a compilation of accounts written by members of the British Mountain Guides. Documenting both personal climbing and mountaineering adventures, as well as those shared with clients, the stories in this book represent the diversity of the mountain activities on which these professionals thrive. There is light wear to the d/w corners. View more info

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Anderl Heckmair: My Life: Eiger North Face, Grand Jorasses & Other Adventures

By: Heckmair, Anderl

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Mountaineers Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03083

ISBN: 0898868467

Condition: Very Good


Anderl Heckmair's account of his life and climbing accomplishments is the story of a man dedicated adventure in the very best sense of the word. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Our Everest Adventure - The pictorial history from Kathmandu to the summit

By: Hunt, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Brockhampton Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03129

Condition: Fair


This is a valuable and permanent record of one of the great mountaineering adventures of the twentieth century. With over 150 pictures, most of which were published for the first time in this book, with all the important photographs taken on the final assault and from the summit by Sir Edmund Hilary. The boards show shelf-wear to its edges and the top and base of the spine with bumps to the corners and light tanning. The front paste-down, flyleaf ,half-title page ,title-page and foreword page shows light foxing, has does the rear paste-down and end-paper . The D/J although intact shows heavy ... View more info

Among Mountains

By: Jim Crumley

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Mainstream Publishing: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04658

ISBN: 1851585443

Condition: Near Fine


' Among Mountains' is a book about a passion, the passion of a Scot for the wildest landscapes of his native country. But this is not simply another mountaineering book: rather, it is a nature-writer's very personal vision of the mountain world. A good tight copy. View more info

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Conditioning for Outdoor Fitness.

By: Musnick David & Mark Pierce

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, The Mountaineers: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02103

ISBN: 089886450X

Condition: Very Good


Avery thorough yet practical collection of training guides suitable for active people of all ages..... an encyclopedia for sports and exercise enthusiastsThe pages are lightly grubby . View more info

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Unjustifiable Risk?: The Story of British Climbing

By: Thompson, Simon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Cicerone Press Limited: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03132

ISBN: 1852846275

Condition: Very Good


When a small group of Englishmen first conquered the Alps in the 1850s, their activities were regarded with incomprehension that men should risk their lives for such a useless ambition. Now, there are over 150,000 rock climbers and over four million hill-walkers active in Britain today. There is light shelf-wear to the top edge of the D/J which also has a small tear on the top front corner. View more info

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In Monte Viso's horizon: climbing all the Alpine 4000m peaks

By: Will McLewin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Ernest Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03969

ISBN: 0948153091

Condition: Very Good


Only a very few mountaineers have been able to summon the time, energy, skill and determination to succeed in climbing all the highest summits. This is an account of that achievement by one of those mountaineers. View more info