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The Call of Everest
The History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Peak
Written by Conrad Anker
Contribution by Bernadette McDonald
Foreword by Thomas Hornbein


Format: eBook, 275 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $28.00

Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain. 
 
In 1963, the American Mount Everest Expedition made mountaineering history. It was the first American venture to successfully scale the legendary peak and the... Read more >
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The Call of Everest
The Call of Everest
Written by Conrad Anker, Bernadette McDonald, David Breashears and Broughton Coburn, Foreword by Thomas Hornbein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426210167
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The Call of Everest
The History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Peak
Written by Conrad Anker, Bernadette McDonald, David Breashears and Broughton Coburn
Foreword by Thomas Hornbein


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $35.00

Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain. 
 
In 1963, the American Mount Everest Expedition made mountaineering history. It was the first American venture to successfully scale the legendary peak and the... Read more >
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On Mount Hood
On Mount Hood
Written by Jon Bell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570618581
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On Mount Hood
A Biography of Oregon's Perilous Peak
Written by Jon Bell


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.95

On Mount Hood is a contemporary, first-person narrative biography of Oregon's greatest mountain, featuring stories full of adventure and tragedy, history and geology, people and places, trivia and lore. The mountain itself helps create the notorious Oregon rains and deep alpine snows, and paved the way for snowboarding in the mid... Read more >
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Fall of the Phantom Lord
Fall of the Phantom Lord
Edited by Andrew Todhunter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831989
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Fall of the Phantom Lord
Climbing and the Face of Fear
Edited by Andrew Todhunter


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

In 1989, while attempting a new route on a difficult overhanging rock face, climber Dan Osman fell. Again and again, protected by the rope, he fell. He decided then that it would not be in climbing but in falling that he would embrace his fear--bathe in it, as he says, and... Read more >
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The Ledge
The Ledge
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345523204
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The Ledge
An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $16.00

“The authors bring extreme climbing to life. . . . Perhaps no author can rationalize why some choose to risk their lives . . . for the thrill of conquering a mountain. The Ledge comes perilously close and tells a ripping true story at the same time.”—The Denver Post
 
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The Will to Climb
The Will to Climb
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720436
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The Will to Climb
Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.00

The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have madeor attemptedthe ascent

As a high school student, Ed Viesturs read and was captivated by the...

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The Will to Climb
The Will to Climb
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720443
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The Will to Climb
Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $11.99

The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have madeor attemptedthe ascent

As a high school student, Ed Viesturs read and was captivated by the... Read more >
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The Will to Climb
The Will to Climb
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts, Read by Fred Sanders
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307944139
Our Price: $20.00

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The Will to Climb
Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
Read by Fred Sanders


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $20.00

The bestselling author of No Shortcuts to the Top and K2 chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak, Annapurna in the Himalaya, while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made -- or attempted – the ascent, and what these exploits teach... Read more >
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The Ledge
The Ledge
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345523211
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The Ledge
An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

“The authors bring extreme climbing to life. . . . Perhaps no author can rationalize why some choose to risk their lives . . . for the thrill of conquering a mountain. The Ledge comes perilously close and tells a ripping true story at the same time.”—The Denver Post
 
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Near Death in the Mountains
Near Death in the Mountains
Edited by Cecil Kuhne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307793706
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Near Death in the Mountains
True Stories of Disaster and Survival
Edited by Cecil Kuhne


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

“He wrapped the rope around his body, got ready to rappel and leaned back. Standing about five feet from him, I heard a sharp scraping, Suddenly Ed was flying. I could see him fall, wordless, fifty feet free, then strike the steep ice below…he was sliding and bouncing down. He passed... Read more >
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Himalayan Quest
Himalayan Quest
Written by Peter Potterfield, Photographed by Ed Viesturs, Introduction by David Breashears
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426204852
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Himalayan Quest
Ed Viesturs Summits All Fourteen 8,000-Meter Giants
Written by Peter Potterfield
Photographed by Ed Viesturs
Introduction by David Breashears


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $21.95

Now updated to include the triumphant culmination of a monumental quest—to stand on the summits of all fourteen of the world’s highest mountains—Himalayan Quest offers an unforgettable glimpse into the remarkable world of Ed Viesturs, America’s best-known high altitude climber, and the breathtaking landscape in which he works. It is an... Read more >
Near Death in the Mountains
Near Death in the Mountains
Edited by Cecil Kuhne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279354
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Near Death in the Mountains
True Stories of Disaster and Survival
Edited by Cecil Kuhne


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2008
Price: $16.00

“He wrapped the rope around his body, got ready to rappel and leaned back. Standing about five feet from him, I heard a sharp scraping, Suddenly Ed was flying. I could see him fall, wordless, fifty feet free, then strike the steep ice below…he was sliding and bouncing down. He passed... Read more >
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Cherry
Cherry
Written by Sara Wheeler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430786
Our Price: $11.99
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Cherry
A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Apsley Cherry-Garrard was one of the youngest members of Robert Falcon Scott’s legendary expedition to Antarctica, the last man sent out to meet Captain Scott and his men in February 1912, when they were expected to return victorious any day from the South Pole. He embarked on his own epic journey... Read more >
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No Shortcuts to the Top
No Shortcuts to the Top
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767924719
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No Shortcuts to the Top
Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2007
Price: $14.99

This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.

For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail: to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled... Read more >
Measure of a Mountain
Measure of a Mountain
Written by Bruce Barcott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570615214
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Measure of a Mountain
Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier
Written by Bruce Barcott


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.95

In The Measure of a Mountain, Seattle writer Bruce Barcott sets out to know Rainier. His method is exploratory, meandering, personal. He begins by encircling it, first by car then on foot. He finds that the mountain is a complex of moss-bearded hemlocks and old-growth firs, high meadows that blossom according... Read more >
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No Shortcuts to the Top
No Shortcuts to the Top
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts, Read by Ed Viesturs
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739339909
Our Price: $15.00

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No Shortcuts to the Top
Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
Read by Ed Viesturs


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $15.00

This gripping and triumphant memoir follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.

For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail: to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. But No Shortcuts to... Read more >
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No Shortcuts to the Top
No Shortcuts to the Top
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767926416
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No Shortcuts to the Top
Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $11.99

This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.

For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail: to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of... Read more >
Big Open
Big Open
Written by Rick Ridgeway, Photographed by Galen Rowell, Foreword by Conrad Anker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780792238997
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Big Open
On Foot Across Tibert's Chang Tang
Written by Rick Ridgeway
Photographed by Galen Rowell
Foreword by Conrad Anker


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2005
Price: $14.00

On foot and on their own, four adventurers brave the challenges of nature on a 275-mile trek through one of the most beautiful—and most remote—regions of the world. Read more >
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