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  • The Solace of Fierce Landscapes
    The Solace of Fierce Landscapes (English, Paperback) Belden C. Lane

    Explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference. This book shows that the very indifference of the wilderness can release us from the demands of the endlessly anxious ego.

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  • Alpine Exposures
    Alpine Exposures (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jon Griffith, Ueli Steck

    In Alpine Exposures, mountain sports photographer Jon Griffith presents over ten years of breathtaking photography in the Western Alps.

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  • Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps
    Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps (Paperback) Stephane Maire

    Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps presents a selection of classic routes in the main climbing areas of Switzerland. Featured are over thirty climbs, including world famous peaks such as the Matterhorn (Mont Cervin) and the Monch. Written by Stephane Maire, each route features technical notes, a route description and topo, and stunning photos.

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  • Up and About: The Hard Road to Everest: 1
    Up and About: The Hard Road to Everest: 1 (Hardback) Doug Scott

    On 24 September 1975, Doug Scott and Dougal Haston became the first Britons to reach the summit of Everest as lead climbers on Chris Bonington's expedition to the mountain's immense south-west face. In Up and About, the first volume of his autobiography, Scott tells his story from his birth in war-time Nottingham to the summit of the world.

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  • Wild Country
    Wild Country (Paperback) Mark Vallance

    In Wild Country, Mark Vallance traces his story, from childhood influences like Robin Hodgkin and Sir Jack Longland, to two years in Antarctica, where he was base commander of the UK's largest and most southerly scientific station at Halley Bay, before his fateful meeting with Ray Jardine, the man who invented Friends, in Yosemite.

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  • Selected Climbs: Mont Blanc & the Aiguilles Rouges
    Selected Climbs: Mont Blanc & the Aiguilles Rouges (Paperback) Jean-Louis Laroche, Florence LeLong

    Written by Jean-Louis Laroche and Florence Lelong, Selected Climbs: Mont Blanc & the Aiguilles Rouges is a guide to the best 60 rock climbs in the Mont Blanc range and on the Aiguilles Rouges, from F4 to F6a+. The routes are of moderate difficulty and can all be done in a day. Features technical notes, topos, photos and route descriptions.

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  • The Ogre
    The Ogre (Hardback) Doug Scott

    The Ogre, by Doug Scott, is a two-part biography of this enigmatic peak: in the first part, Scott has researched the geography and history of the mountain; part two is the overdue and personal account of his and Chris Bonington's first ascent and their dramatic descent on which Scott suffered two broken legs and Bonington smashed ribs.

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  • Mountain Weather and Climate
    Mountain Weather and Climate (English, Paperback) Roger G. Barry

    A key reference for graduates and researchers in mountain meteorology, climatology and related disciplines.

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  • In the Shadow of Ben Nevis
    In the Shadow of Ben Nevis (Paperback) Ian Sykes

    In the Shadow of Ben Nevis is the autobiography of Ian 'Spike' Sykes. It tells his story from growing up during WWII, to his time with the RAF Kinloss mountain rescue, a stint with the British Antarctic Survey, before a return to Scotland where he set up the Nevisport shops and was a key player in the Nevis Range ski and MTB centre development.

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  • Colliding Continents
    Colliding Continents (English, Paperback) Mike Searle

    Gargantuan geological forces created the spectacular mountain ranges of the Himalaya and Karakoram. Mike Searle, one of the world's most experienced field geologists, tells the scientific story, illustrating it with his own photographs, and accounts of his mountaineering and research in the region.

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  • Mountain Geography
    Mountain Geography (English, Hardback) Martin F. Price

    Mountains cover a quarter of the Earth's land surface and a quarter of the global population lives in or adjacent to these areas. This title gives students a foundation for understanding the geographical processes occurring in the world's mountains and the overall impact of these regions on culture and society as a whole.

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  • Dolpo
    Dolpo (Paperback) Gerda Pauler

    In Dolpo: People and Landscape, Gerda Pauler explores the individuals, communities and culture that makes the remote region of Dolpo in Nepal one of the most fascinating places in the Himalaya. Interviews with Dolpo's inhabitants, meticulous research and stunning photography make this book a must-read for anyone with an interest in Asia and Nepal.

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  • Mountains
    Mountains (English, Hardback) Graham Park

    The Earth's active mountain systems are explained, describing how plate tectonic processes have shaped them. Park then looks more briefly at some of the older mountain systems whose tectonic origins are more obscure. It will inform both amateur and professional geologists.

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  • Everest Ice Climbers
    Everest Ice Climbers (Paperback) Rob Alcraft

    Join an expedition climbing Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. From Base Camp to the summit, find out what to wear, what to take with you and how to survive!

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  • Ecology of High Altitude Waters
    Ecology of High Altitude Waters (English, Paperback) Dean Jacobsen

    Despite the abundance of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in certain regions, their biology and ecology has never been summarized in detail. Although poorly considered in classical textbooks of ecology and limnology, these threatened and exploited habitats have much to offer existing (aquatic) ecological theories and applications.

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  • Continental Divide
    Continental Divide (English, Paperback) Maurice Isserman

    A story of adventure and aspiration in the high peaks that makes a vivid case for the importance of mountains to American national identity.

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  • Ansel Adams 2018 Engagement Calendar
    Ansel Adams 2018 Engagement Calendar (English, Calendar) Ansel Adams

    With superb reproductions of breathtaking Ansel Adams photographs, the Ansel Adams Engagement Calendar remains a beloved annual bestseller....

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  • Lake District Mountain Landscape
    Lake District Mountain Landscape (Hardback) Alastair Lee

    Lake District Mountain Landscape is a spectacular photographic perspective on the Lake District from award-winning mountain photographer and filmmaker Alastair Lee. With an emphasis on the mountain heights, Lee captures the majesty of the 'English Alps' in all seasons and conditions with 360-degree panoramas in ethereal light from the high peaks.

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  • Lake District Mountain Landforms
    Lake District Mountain Landforms (Hardback) Peter Wilson

    The mountain landforms of the English Lake District are described and explained by a lively text that is beautifully complemented by colourful line diagrams and superb photographs.

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  • Mountains: A Very Short Introduction
    Mountains: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Martin Price

    In this Very Short Introduction, Martin Price addresses the role of mountains in global ecosystems and within human culture. Considering the global effects of melting glaciers, and the conservation of mountain regions and peoples, he discusses the future of mountainous regions and the implications for all of us.

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