Adventures on the Roof of the World
by Aubrey Le Blond
Publisher: T. F. Unwin 1907
Number of pages: 428
Tales of adventure easily intelligible to the non-climber, edited in popular form, 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 and feats of daring.
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by Aubrey le Blond - 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.
by Arnold Lunn - Williams and Norgate
Alpine exploration is mental as well as physical, and concerns itself with the adventures of the mind in touch with the mountains as well as with the adventures of the body in contact with a cliff. Sir Arnold Lunn was a skier, mountaineer and writer.
by Richard Salisbury, Elizabeth Hawley - 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.
by John H. Williams - 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...