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Backpacking & Hiking: Conquer the Wilderness and Hit the Trail with Confidence

You know there's nothing quite like spending time with nature, enjoying the fresh air and magnificent vistas. But thinking about where to go, what to bring, and how to protect yourself from the elemen..

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Beyond Possible

Welcome to The Death Zone. Fourteen mountains on Earth tower over 8,000 metres above sea level, an altitude where the brain and body withers and dies. Until recently, the world record for c..

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Dolphin : Life of David Lewis, The


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Endurance   The True Story of Shackleton's Incredible Voyage To The Antarctic

'One of the most remarkable tales of human courage and determination. The story is gripping and the book is a classic of its kind' Sir Ranulph Fiennes Endurance is the story of one of the most astonis..

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Endurance: SAS Soldier. Polar Adventurer. Decorated Leader

In 2018 Captain Louis Rudd MBE walked into the history books when he finished a solo, unsupported crossing of Antarctica, pulling a 130 kg sledge laden with his supplies for more than 900 miles. Louis..

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Everest - The First Ascent: The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh, the Man Who Made it Possible

For the first time, drawing upon previously unseen diaries and letters, rare archive material and interviews, Everest - The First Ascent tells the remarkable story of Griffith Pugh, the forgotten team..

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Expedition Deep Ocean: The First Descent to the Bottom of All Five Oceans

The riveting story of the history-making mission to reach the bottom of all five of the world's oceans - the ultimate frontier of our planet. Humankind has explored every continent on earth, clim..

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Hunt for Mount Everest

The height of Mt. Everest was first measured in 1850, but the closest any westerner got to Everest during the next 71 years, until 1921, was 40 miles. The Hunt for Mt. Everest tells the story of the 7..

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'An epic tale of exploration, daring and tragedy told by a fine historian - and a wonderful writer' Peter Frankopan, author of the bestselling The Silk Roads. A dramatic and compelling account o..

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Impossible First: From Fire to Ice-Crossing Antarctica Alone

Colin O'Brady's awe-inspiring, New York Times bestselling memoir recounting his recovery from a tragic accident and his record-setting 932-mile solo crossing of Antarctica is a "jaw-dropping tale of p..

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Into the Wild

With an introduction by novelist David Vann Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose S..

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Khumbu: Gateway to Mount Everest   Pathways to Kinship

Ever since Edmund Hillary's ascent of Everest with Tenzing Norgay, New Zealanders have connected strongly with the mountainous Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. For over three decades, photographer Peter La..

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Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night

A new classic of extreme endurance - Into Thin Air meets The Perfect Storm in 19th century Antarctica 'An unforgettable tale brilliantly told' -- Scott Anderson 'It grips from first sentence..

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Modern Explorers: Epic Journeys to the Ends of the World, The

Exploration has never been more popular and any idea that there is nowhere left to explore is instantly disproved by the contemporary explorers who are showcased here. Most of the accounts are written..

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Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War and Everest, The

The untold story of Britain's most mysterious mountaineering legend - Maurice Wilson - and his heroic attempt to climb Everest. Alone. In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their s..

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Mountain Man: 446 Mountains. Six months. One record-breaking adventure

'Proof that epic adventures are open to everyone, even if you've got a day job.' Alastair Humphreys Nicknamed 'Mountain Man' by the Sunday Telegraph, James Forrest is the record-breaking adventur..

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Mountains and Desire: Climbing vs.  End of the World

On the 100th anniversary of the first attempt to climb Mt Everest, Margret Grebowicz shows how and why climbing and mountaineering are still important today. In 1923, a reporter asked George Mall..

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My Polar Dream

Fourteen-year-old Jade Hameister had a dream: to complete the Polar Hat Trick. In 2016, she skied to the North Pole. In 2017, she completed the Greenland Crossing. In 2018, she arrived at ..

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Never Leave a Man Behind: Around the Falklands and Rowing across the Pacific

'Mick Dawson's gripping Never Leave A Man Behind, effectively two adventure stories for the price of one, can be justifiably described as "unputdownable". Dawson is a man you would want on your side, ..

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Next Everest: Surviving the Mountain's Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again, The

On April 25, 2015, Jim Davidson was climbing Mount Everest when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake released avalanches all around him and his team, destroying their only escape route and trapping them at near..

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Nine Lives: Expeditions To Everest

Robert Mads Anderson is an elite mountaineer with a solitary goal: to conquer Everest. After nearly getting killed on his first expedition, Anderson then led a team up a new route without oxygen or Sh..

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South : Endurance Expedition

Sir Ernest Shackleton's South is one of the greatest survival stories of all time. In 1914, Shackleton led a party of men hoping to be the first to traverse the Antarctic, but when their ship was crus..

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South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

In 1914, the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton announced an ambitious plan to lead the first trek across Antarctica via the South Pole. The expedition would prove fraught with adventure - and peril. So..

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Third Pole: My Everest climb to find the truth about Mallory and Irvine, The

Veteran climber Mark Synnott never planned on climbing Mount Everest, but a hundred-year mystery lured him into an expedition--and an awesome history of passionate adventure, chilling tragedy, and hum..

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