527 books (27 pages) in this category
Mountaineering and exploration in northern and central Asia in the 1950s
by Eric Shipton
<p>In Undiscovered Scotland climbing and mountaineer W.H. Murray transports the reader to the wilds of Scotland, exploring the hills and climbing on ice, rock and snow. Murray, a former prisoner of war, is relishing his freedom – all the sweetereBook
by Jade Hameister
<p>Fourteen-year-old Jade Hameister had a dream: to complete the Polar Hat Trick.</p> <p>In 2016, she skied to the North Pole.<br /> In 2017, she completed the Greenland Crossing.<br /> In 2018, she arrived at the South Pole.</p> <p>This is ...eBook
by Reinhold Messner
<p>The ascent of Nanga Parbat in 1970 marked the beginning of Reinhold Messner's remarkable career in Himalayan climbing. But this expedition has always been shrouded in controversy and mystery; his brother Gunther, who accompanied him, met his ...eBook
Complete Guide to Britain's National Trails
by Paddy Dillon
This inspirational guidebook looks at each of the UKs 19 National Trails. Presenting the information in a way that allows ease of comparison and contrast, with practical details to help you plan your walk. Some Trails are short and easy, others ...
The most mountainous of a singularly mountainous country.
by H.W. Tilman
<p>Throughout 1949 and 1950 <strong>H.W. ‘Bill’ Tilman</strong> mounted pioneering expeditions to <strong>Nepal</strong> and its <strong>Himalayan mountains</strong>, taking advantage of some of the first access to the country for Western ...eBook
by Paul Hersey
New Zealand's Great Walks are truly world class. In a country blessed with hundreds of spectacular tracks to choose from, these are considered the best of the best. They pass through some of our most breathtaking landscapes - including golden ...
The challenging life of the climbing taxman
by Mick Fowler
<p><em>‘If we were guaranteed success in everything we tried then life would be pretty boring.’</em></p> <p>Mainstream news reports about <strong>climbing</strong> are dominated by action from the world’s highest mountains, more often than not ...eBook
by Kev Reynolds
Guidebook to walking the North Downs Way National Trail, a 130 mile (208km) trail between Farnham and Dover, with an optional visit to Canterbury. Following the ancient Pilgrim's Way for much of the way, through pleasant countryside, this is one
80 Large-Scale Walking Maps & Guides to 45 Towns & Villages - Planning,
<p>Practical guide to walking the North Downs Way National Trail that runs from Farnham in Surrey to Dover in Kent, partly following the old Pilgrims Way to the shrine of St Thomas a Becket at Canterbury. It winds its way through the protected ...
by Matt Dickinson
<p>The Everest Files story continues in 'North Face' ... Ryan Hart is an 18-year-old adventurer on a mission. To get himself to Mount Everest and check out the truth about the world's highest peak. Friends have told him dark stories about the ...eBook
Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail
by Scott Jurek & Jenny Jurek
<p><strong>2,200 miles.</strong><br /> <strong>47 days.</strong><br /> <strong>One remarkable journey.</strong></p> <p>In July 2015, ultramarathon legend Scott Jurek smashed the world record for running the Appalachian Trail, the sprawling ...eBook
The Caminos Norte, Primitivo and Ingles
by Dave Whitson
Guidebook to the Camino del Norte (Northern Caminos) pilgrim route through northern Spain to the sacred city of Santiago de Compostela. Includes stage-by-stage descriptions to the Camino del Norte (800km), Camino Primitivo, Camino Ingles ...
The biography of E.F. Norton, soldier and mountaineer
by Hugh Norton
<p><em>Major Norton gave the order to fire two or three times. Their advanced machine gunners could be seen rushing forward and establishing themselves in commanding posts. Almost at once the ridge we were occupying was swept by machine gun ...eBook
by Mike Dunn
<p>This guidebook - which includes both a guide to the route and a separate OS map booklet - describes Offa's Dyke Path National Trail from south to north, following the longest linear earthwork in Britain, running 177 miles along the ...eBook
Searching out the Bundian Way
by John Blay
<p><i>On Track </i>tells the story of John Blay’s long-distance search for the Bundian Way, an important Aboriginal pathway between Mt Kosciuszko and Twofold Bay near Eden on the New South Wales far south coast. The 360-kilometre route traverses
by Jim Grindle
<p>The latest addition to this highly popular series takes advantage of Liverpool's proximity to some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in England and Wales. Each of the one hundred walks features: a specially drawn map, notes on featureseBook
by Jim Grindle
<p>This volume is a superb guide to the best walks in the Lake District, one of Britain's most popular areas for walking and climbing. Jim Grindle has brought together not only the most outstanding walks in Lakeland but also routes in tranquil ...eBook
Tuttle Origami Paper: High-Quality Origami Sheets Printed with 12 Different Designs: Instructions for 8 Projects Included
by Tuttle Publishing
<p><b>This origami pack contains 500 high-quality origami papers printed with colorful Chiyogami Patterns.</b></p><p>These exciting traditional Japanese paper patterns were developed to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper ...
200 Sheets 6" (15 CM)
by Tuttle Publishing
<p><b>This origami pack contains 200 high-quality origami papers printed with colorful Cherry Blossom designs and patterns.</b></p><p>These exciting paper patterns were developed to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper ...
Bushcraft Skills from the Northern Forest
by Mr Ray Mears & Lars Fält
<p><em>'Fifty years into my life journey I realise that, while I love remote wild places and the peoples I meet there, it is in forests that I find the greatest joy. Of all the forests that I have explored, it is the great circumpolar Boreal ...eBook