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Product Description: Why We Climb is a celebration, in word and image, of those aspects of the climbing life that are most universal, meaningful, and long lasting— the strong connection to partners and nature; the physical and mental mastery required (and how to achieve it); the rewards of exploring oneself and the world through climbing...read more

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9781493018536, titled "Why We Climb: The World’s Most Inspiring Climbers" | Falcon Pr Pub Co, January 1, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Why We Climb is a celebration, in word and image, of those aspects of the climbing life that are most universal, meaningful, and long lasting— the strong connection to partners and nature; the physical and mental mastery required (and how to achieve it); the rewards of exploring oneself and the world through climbing.

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Product Description: This second edition of Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies describes 100+ great routes for snowshoers of all levels — from beginners who have never snowshoed, to experienced backcountry travelers who are looking for new challenges...read more

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9781771601863 | 2 edition (Rocky Mountain Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This second edition of Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies describes 100+ great routes for snowshoers of all levels — from beginners who have never snowshoed, to experienced backcountry travelers who are looking for new challenges.
9781926855769 | Rocky Mountain Books, November 1, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Canadian Rockies in winter are nothing short of spectacular, and snowshoes provide an easy, fun and exciting way to see some of the best winter scenery Canada has to offer.

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Product Description: Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition describes 100+ great routes for snowshoers of all levels – from beginners who have never snowshoed, to experienced backcountry travelers who are looking for new challenges. The 61 routes described in the first edition have been augmented with 45 new routes, including trips in the Crowsnest Pass and new treks at Lake Louise...read more

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9781771601849 | 2 edition (Rocky Mountain Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition describes 100+ great routes for snowshoers of all levels – from beginners who have never snowshoed, to experienced backcountry travelers who are looking for new challenges.
9781927330388 | Rocky Mountain Books, December 1, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Following the success of his first snowshoeing guide, Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies (RMB, 2011), Andrew Nugara has now written the ultimate guide for those finding themselves on snowshoes for the first time.

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9781937052409 | Mountaineers Books, December 1, 2016, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: In the autumn of 1982, a single stone fell from high on the south face of Annapurna and struck Alex MacIntyre on the head, killing him instantly and robbing the climbing world of one of its greatest talents.Although only 28 years old, Alex was already one of the leading figures of British mountaineering’s most successful era...read more

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9781771601665 | Rocky Mountain Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In the autumn of 1982, a single stone fell from high on the south face of Annapurna and struck Alex MacIntyre on the head, killing him instantly and robbing the climbing world of one of its greatest talents.
9780571143016, titled "My Left Foot" | Faber & Faber, June 1, 1990, cover price $8.95 | also contains My Left Foot | About this edition: A screenplay traces the life of Christy Brown, who overcame the handicap of cerebral palsy to become a respected painter and writer

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Product Description: The only conditioning book a rock climber needs!Rock climbing is one of the most physically challenging sports, testing strength, endurance, flexibility, and stamina. Good climbers have to build and maintain each of these assets. This is revised and updated edition of the classic book, Conditioning for Climbers, provides climbers of all ages and experience with the knowledge and tools to design and follow a comprehensive, personalized exercise program...read more

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9781493017638 | 2 revised edition (Falcon Pr Pub Co, November 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The only conditioning book a rock climber needs!

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Product Description: Kenton Cool has summited Everest 11 times; is the first person in history to climb the three Everest peaks, the so-called Triple Crown, in one climb, a feat previously thought impossible; and was nominated for the prestigious piolet d'Or in 2004 for climbing a previously unclimbed route on Annapurna III...read more

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9780099594772 | Random House Uk Ltd, November 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Kenton Cool has summited Everest 11 times; is the first person in history to climb the three Everest peaks, the so-called Triple Crown, in one climb, a feat previously thought impossible; and was nominated for the prestigious piolet d'Or in 2004 for climbing a previously unclimbed route on Annapurna III.

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Product Description: In May of 2005, North Shore Rescue put together a 40th Anniversary Expedition to Mount Logan. The team was made up of seven men and one woman – all experienced mountaineers and search & rescue personnel. The trip up the mountain was relatively standard, marked by good weather...read more

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9781771601924 | Rocky Mountain Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In May of 2005, North Shore Rescue put together a 40th Anniversary Expedition to Mount Logan.

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Product Description: The life and death-defying feats of Alex Honnold, a visionary climber of the sort that comes along only once in a generation.Free solo climbing is a high-stakes sport: if you fall, you die. Expert free soloist Alex Honnold isn't afraid to push the limit; one of the most famous adventure athletes in the world, he has pioneered new routes, won awards, and shattered records...read more
By David Roberts (contributor)

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9780393247626 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 9, 2015, cover price $26.95
9781447282686 | Pan Macmillan, November 5, 2015, cover price $26.80

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9780393353174 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 4, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The life and death-defying feats of Alex Honnold, a visionary climber of the sort that comes along only once in a generation.
9780440206408, titled "What You Can Do About Diabetes" | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, May 1, 1997), cover price $5.99 | also contains What You Can Do About Diabetes | About this edition: Describes the causes, symptoms, and treatments of diabetes, including the latest diet recommendations from the American Diabetes Association

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9781493019632 | Falcon Pr Pub Co, October 1, 2016, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Garry Harrington hardly recognizes himself in photos any more. Staring down his fortieth birthday, he no longer looks like the collegiate athlete who once loved hiking and running. His dream job as a sports writer no longer holds the same thrill...read more

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9781628420456 | Appalachian Mountain Club, September 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Garry Harrington hardly recognizes himself in photos any more.

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Product Description: Since 1948, the American Alpine Club has documented the year's most teachable climbing accidents, providing invaluable lessons to climbers. In Accidents in North American Mountaineering, each significant incident is analyzed so climbers can avoid similar situations in the future...read more
By American Alpine Club (corporate author)

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9781933056937 | Amer Alpine Club, September 1, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Since 1948, the American Alpine Club has documented the year's most teachable climbing accidents, providing invaluable lessons to climbers.

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Product Description: Deadly Peaks is a collection of the most notable mountaineering disasters and near-disasters in history. Exhaustively researched by two of the most respected authorities on mountaineering history, the book is structured in a unique way: Longer recitations in chronological order followed by a group of briefer narratives, which all offer an intimate glimpse into the worst case-scenarios high altitude adventure can offer...read more

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9781589798410 | Falcon Pr Pub Co, September 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Deadly Peaks is a collection of the most notable mountaineering disasters and near-disasters in history.

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Product Description: The drive to summit all of the 14,000-foot peaks in the state of Colorado rages on like a growing wildfire. Summiting a Colorado 14er is an incredibly popular activity, but the ominous potential of a mountaineering accident casts its dark shadow on what is otherwise a positive experience for hikers and mountaineers...read more

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9781937052362 | 2 edition (Mountaineers Books, September 1, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The drive to summit all of the 14,000-foot peaks in the state of Colorado rages on like a growing wildfire.

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Product Description: Jammed with photos and maps, the annual American Alpine Journal (AAJ) is the world's most comprehensive and respected source of information about major new climbs and expeditions.* Beyond blogs, Facebook posts, and video clips, the AAJ offers in-depth reports on major climbs, written by the climbers...read more
By American Alpine Club (corporate author)

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9781933056913 | Amer Alpine Club, September 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Jammed with photos and maps, the annual American Alpine Journal (AAJ) is the world's most comprehensive and respected source of information about major new climbs and expeditions.

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Product Description: Best Climbs Santa Barbara and Ventura narrows down the thousands of climbing routes across the Santa Barbara and Ventura counties to the absolute best 300 routes. These are the routes that display the hidden beauty and deep rooted climbing history of Santa Barbara and Ventura...read more

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9781493016549 | Falcon Pr Pub Co, August 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Best Climbs Santa Barbara and Ventura narrows down the thousands of climbing routes across the Santa Barbara and Ventura counties to the absolute best 300 routes.

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Product Description: Over the past 150 years, people have flocked to the Pacific Northwest in increasing numbers, in part due to the region’s beauty and one of its most exceptional features: volcanoes. This segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire has shaped not only the physical landscape of the region but also the psychological landscape, and with it the narratives we compose about ourselves...read more

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9780803265479 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Over the past 150 years, people have flocked to the Pacific Northwest in increasing numbers, in part due to the region’s beauty and one of its most exceptional features: volcanoes.

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Product Description: The first full-length biography of George Ingle Finch - maverick Australian mountaineer, scientist, concert pianist and father of actor Peter Finch. George Ingle Finch, mountaineer, soldier, scientist, rebellious spirit, boy from the bush, was in his day one of the most famous men in the world...read more

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9780733333729 | Harper360, July 14, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The first full-length biography of George Ingle Finch - maverick Australian mountaineer, scientist, concert pianist and father of actor Peter Finch.

By Willow Creek Press (corporate author)

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9781682340660 | Wal edition (Willow Creek Pr, June 15, 2016), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: This new edition of The 11,000ers of the Canadian Rockies thoroughly updates route and access information, particularly taking into account the warming trends and glacier retreat that are significantly reshaping the landscape through which mountaineers travel...read more

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9781771601320, titled "The 11,000ers of the Canadian Rockies" | 2 edition (Rocky Mountain Books, June 14, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This new edition of The 11,000ers of the Canadian Rockies thoroughly updates route and access information, particularly taking into account the warming trends and glacier retreat that are significantly reshaping the landscape through which mountaineers travel.
9781897522400, titled "The 11,000ers of the Canadian Rockies" | Updated edition (Rocky Mountain Books, November 30, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Winner of the Canadian Rockies Award at the 2005 Banff Mountain International Book Festival, this updated climber's guide and history of all 54 of the 11,000-foot peaks in the Canadian Rockies celebrates in words and images these breathtaking summits and the wilderness settings in which they are located.
9781894765435 | Rocky Mountain Books, November 1, 2004, cover price $24.95

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