Into Thin Air
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster is a 1997 bestselling non-fiction book written by Jon Krakauer. It details the author's presence at Mount Everest during the 1996 Mount Ev...
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Mark the Mountain Guide
Mark the Mountain Guide is a series of illustrated children's books which combine short tales with an introduction to mountaineering. The books are written by Mark Seaton and illustrated by Graham Ph...
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Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills is often considered the standard textbook for mountaineering and climbing in North America. The book was first published in 1960 by The Mountaineers of Seattle...
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The White Spider
The White Spider (1959 with chapters added in 1964; original title: Die Weisse Spinne) is a book written by Heinrich Harrer that describes the first successful ascent of the Eiger Nordwand (Eiger nort...
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Paths of Glory (novel)
Paths of Glory is a novel by English author Jeffrey Archer based on the story of George Mallory. It was published by St. Martin's Press on 3 March 2009. It claims that George Mallory, an Englishman, w...
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A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range
A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range by Leigh N. Ortenburger and Reynold G. Jackson is currently in its third edition, and was published in 1996 by The Mountaineers of Seattle, Washington.The book det...
The Climb (book)
The Climb, republished as The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest, is an account by Russian mountaineer Anatoli Boukreev of the 1996 Everest Disaster, during which eight climbers lost their lives on Mo...
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Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
Fifty Classic Climbs Of North America is a climbing guidebook and history written by Steve Roper and Allen Steck. It is considered a definitive piece of climbing literature, known to many climbers as ...
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Banff Mountain Book Festival
The Banff Mountain Book Festival is an annual book festival held at the Banff Centre in Banff, Canada.The following prizes are awarded:
Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature
The Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature is an annual prize of £3000 awarded by the Boardman Tasker Charitable Trust to an author or authors for 'an original work which has made an outstandin...
The Ascent of F6
The Ascent of F6: A Tragedy in Two Acts, by W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, was the second and most successful play in the Auden-Isherwood collaboration, first published in 1936. It was a major...
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Peak (novel)
Peak is a children's novel by Roland Smith concerning the physical and emotional challenges that face a fourteen-year-old kid as he climbs Mount Everest. It was first published in 2007. Peak won the ...
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Kenya Mountain
Kenya Mountain is a book written by E.A.T. Dutton about his trip up Mount Kenya in 1926.The original book was published in 1929 by Jonathan Cape in London, and contains a preface by Dutton and an intr...
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Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies
Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies is a book by Alan Kane describing scrambling routes of mountains in the Canadian Rockies.It is published by Rocky Mountain Books, located in Calgary, Alberta. The thi...
Annapurna (book)
Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak (1951) is a book by French climber Maurice Herzog, leader of the first expedition in history to summit and return from an 8000+ meter mountain, Annapurn...
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Climbers (novel)
Climbers is a literary novel by the British author M. John Harrison.First published in 1989 and apparently set several years earlier, the book had been out of print for several years but was reissued ...
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Alpine Club Guide
The Alpine Club Guides (German: Alpenvereinsführer, commonly shorted to AV Führer or AVF) are the standard series of Alpine guides that cover all the important mountain groups in the Eastern Alps....
A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush is a 1958 book by the English travel writer Eric Newby. It is an autobiographical account of his adventures in the Hindu Kush, around the Nuristan mountains of Afghanist...
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Touching the Void
Touching the Void is a 1988 book by Joe Simpson, recounting his and Simon Yates' successful but disastrous and nearly fatal climb of the 6,344-metre (20,813 foot) Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in...
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The Ascent of Rum Doodle
The Ascent of Rum Doodle is a short 1956 novel by W. E. Bowman (1911–1985). It is a parody of the non-fictional chronicles of mountaineering expeditions (notably H. W. Tilman's account of the ascent o...
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Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains is a non-fiction collection of articles and essays by Jon Krakauer on mountaineering and rock climbing. Eleven out of twelve of the chapters were initial...