In 2015, Tommy Caldwell made the first ascent of the Dawn Wall. More than an account of a single, monumental climb, The Push represents the difficult recovery from the trauma of being held hostage during an earlier climbing expedition
Walking the Americas chronicles Levison Wood’s 1,800 mile trek along the spine of the Americas. From dangerous cities to Mayan ruins lying still unexplored in the jungles of Guatemala, he encountered indigenous tribes and proud Nicaraguan revolutionaries along the way.
Adrenaline-junky Simon Newman gets more than he bargained for when a videoed cave-diving expedition goes wrong. Simon is the only survivor. Now he's got to do it again, on the deadly slopes of Mount Everest, with the whole world watching.
Private Investigator Mark Novak returns to the scene of his wife’s murder and uncovers a disturbing connection to his own troubled youth in Montana. He soon realises that more than just bad memories resurface when you go digging up the past.
Karakoram is world-class alpinist Steve Swenson’s personal story of adventure in one of the planet’s most dangerous mountain environments. Love of climbing leads Swenson to the politically-turbulent Karakoram Range; respect for the rugged landscapes and local people inspire his return.
French Alpinist Erhard Loretan’s fast, light attack on 8000-meter Himalayan peaks introduced a new style in high-altitude climbing. Loretan’s autobiography Night Naked is a climber’s legacy laced with humor, honesty and grit.
Fearlessly voiced, Found is Bree Loewen’s thoughtful exploration of the hardships and joys of search and rescue. It conveys the intensity of rescue and recovery situations as well as the beauty of wilderness and motherhood in real and convincing language.
An instant best seller, the Scottish Bothy Bible is the first ever guide to Scotland's bothies, the network of abandoned crofts and farmsteads scattered across the Highland's most beautiful landscapes which are a unique feature of the country's outdoor culture.
Mick and Victor’ interwoven tales offer contrasting but always enriching versions of their common climbs and expeditions. Laced with insight and humour, from a highly enjoyable climbing partnership they achieved a successful writing partnership, a case of 1+1 = 3.
In the snow-topped mountains of the Canadian Rockies, Meg and Mitch are living their dream. But when a polar storm hits, tragedy strikes. Meg tries desperately to radio for help - and it comes from the most unexpected quarter.
This book takes you on a journey of discovery in the mountains. From first walks, as a schoolboy, in the English Lake District to extremes of Scottish ice climbing. It is about a deep need to connect with wild places.
With benevolence and humour, the Old Red Sandstone mountains of the Brecon Beacons, watch over the animals and cryptobeasts of this enchanted realm. Helped by a thoughtful Troll named Raunog, they find wonderfully inventive solutions to life’s little problems.
A brilliant and evocative biography of the legendary Mont Ventoux, the most daunting challenge in cycling.
Erik Bjarnason’s story of survival and recovery after being trapped on the second-highest peak in North America, Mount Logan, during an extratropical cyclone. Despite losing all his fingers and one thumb, Bjarnason requalified as a firefighter and returned to climbing.
A thrilling and dangerous adventure though the Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh, one of the world’s least explored regions.
Colder is the fully illustrated edition of Ranulph Fiennes’ memoirs, complete with personal photographs, maps and diary notes of his adventures.
From Afghanistan to Colombia, Chechnya to Kashmir, mountainous regions play host to the vast majority of armed combat. Veteran war correspondent Matloff travels to discover why, creating a vivid and indelible portrait of the high-altitude conflicts that shape our world.
Set in the French Alps between 1914 and 1976 and partly inspired by the mountaineer Sir Alfred Wills, a captivating novel about an English family of keen climbers and the impact they make on the life of a local girl.
In Norton of Everest, Hugh Norton has written sensitively about his father’s remarkable life as mountaineer – setting an altitude record for climbing on Everest without supplementary oxygen; soldier; naturalist; artist and family man.
With a foreword from Joss Naylor, There is no Map in Hell chronicles Steve Birkinshaw’s run of all 214 Wainwright fells in under seven days: two marathons and over 5,000 metres of ascent every day, breaking Naylor’s longstanding record.