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e-books in Mountaineering category

Book cover: Himalayan DreamingHimalayan Dreaming
by - ANU Press ,
This book tells the story of Australian mountaineering in the great ranges of Asia, from the exploits of a brash, young colonial with an early British Himalayan expedition in the 1920s to the coming of age of Australian climbers in the 1980s.
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Book cover: Climbing on the Himalaya and Other Mountain RangesClimbing on the Himalaya and Other Mountain Ranges
by - Edinburgh University Press ,
The man who ventures amongst the Himalaya must of necessity be a mountaineer as well as a mountain traveller. He must delight not only in finding his way to the summits of the mountains, but also in the beauties of the green valleys below ...
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Book cover: The Himalaya by the NumbersThe Himalaya by the Numbers
by - Mountaineers Books ,
This book presents a statistical analysis of mountaineering in the Nepal Himalaya. The analyses in this book draw primarily on information from The Himalayan Database and examine expedition climbing activity, ascents, and fatalities.
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Book cover: The Mountain that was 'God'The Mountain that was 'God'
by - G.P. Putnam's sons ,
This little book is about the great peak which the Indians named 'Tacoma' but which is officially called 'Rainier.' Like the glacial rivers, its text will be found a narrow stream flowing swiftly amidst great mountain scenery...
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Book cover: The Guardians of the ColumbiaThe Guardians of the Columbia
by ,
Mount Hood, Mount Adams and Mount St. Helens. From maps, descriptions of peaks and wilderness areas to detailed mountaineering proofs, enthusiasts can now experience the thrill of the greatest peaks as they were in the early part of the century.
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Book cover: True Tales of Mountain AdventuresTrue Tales of Mountain Adventures
by - E. P. Dutton & Company ,
Mountaineering is not merely walking up hill. It is the art of getting safely up and down a peak where there is no path, and where steps may have to be cut in the ice; it is the art of selecting the best line of ascent under conditions which vary.
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Book cover: Mount Rainier: A Record of ExplorationMount Rainier: A Record of Exploration
by - The Macmillan Company ,
A challenging and fascinating collection of extracts from the original accounts of the men who discovered, explored and first ascended this sky-shouldering mountain of the Cascade Range, considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world.
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Book cover: The Mountains of OregonThe Mountains of Oregon
by - Project Gutenberg ,
Contents: Crater Lake; Exploration Department, Oregon Alpine Club; Illumination of Mount Hood; Josephine County Caves; Mount Rainier; Night on the Summit of Mount Rainier; Oregon Bibliography; Our Mountains in War; Presidents of the Club; etc.
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Book cover: Adventures on the Roof of the WorldAdventures on the Roof of the World
by - T. F. Unwin ,
Tales of adventure easily intelligible to the non-climber, the lessons which most adventures can teach to those who may climb themselves one day. The book should be read by all who think of Alpine climbing, and by all who love stories of adventure.
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Book cover: The Far Side of the SkyThe Far Side of the Sky
by - Dankat Publishing ,
The author recorded his adventures on the mountains of the world. There is nothing to compare with the grandeur of the mountains, and the feeling that envelopes you when the world opens up and one can see for hundreds of miles in all directions.
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