Half Dome: The History of Yosemite’s Iconic Mountain Half Dome: The History of Yosemite’s Iconic Mountain traces this granite monolith’s story through the ages, from 500 million years ago to the present day. Learn about Half […]
The Andes: The Complete History of Mountaineering in High South America The history of climbing in the Andes has more unanswered questions than that of any other mountain range in the world. This climbing history […]
In this epic narrative, Charles Lind creates a detailed, poetic, and convincing account of mountaineering’s greatest mystery – Mallory and Irvine’s last climb on Everest.
Downward Bound: A Mad! Guide to Rock Climbing Downward Bound is Warren Harding’s offbeat and inventive climbing classic. Harding gives readers an introduction to climbing and recounts his first ascents of the Nose and the […]
WINNER OF THE 2001 BOARDMAN TASKER WINNER THE 2001 BANFF MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL GRAND PRIX Hazard’s Way is the story of a young man’s development and his struggles to cope with strict 19th-century Edwardian family life, […]
In My First Summer in the Sierra John Muir recounts his early travels in the Sierra while working as a shepherd. In the summer of 1869,
Gary Hemming—the enigmatic Californian who brought the modern American climbing spirit and technique to the Alps during the 1960s—was a cultural hero in Europe during an era of social upheaval.
The first Briton to climb all fourteen of the world’s 8000 meter summits, George Hazard long ago sacrificed wife and child to his ambitions as a mountaineer. Returning from a trekking trip to take up a commission from his publishers, his truck goes off the road. Emerging from a coma he is confronted by his daughter, Calon, who he abandoned many years before.
In The Story of the Yosemite Valley, François Matthes gives a tour of the great geological wonders of Yosemite Valley. In rich detail, Matthes walks readers through Yosemite Valley today.
In The Ascent of Denali, Hudson Stuck recounts his successful expedition to climb Denali (officially Mount McKinley) for the first time.
The Yosemite is John Muir’s classic guidebook to Yosemite. In passionate and vivid prose, Muir describes the geology, flora, fauna, weather, seasons, and human history of Yosemite.
Granite Climbs of Missouri is the most extensive guidebook to the rock climbing routes and bouldering problems of Missouri’s granite heartland—the St. Francois Mountains.