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The Great Unknown - Mountain Journeys in the Southern Alps by Geoff Spearpoint
Geoff Spearpoint is a legend among New Zealand¿s tramping and mountaineering community. For over 50 years he has been undertaking many long, adventurous trips in the Southern Alps every year, decade after decade. These trips, usually a mix of both tramping and mountaineering, have made Spearpoint New Ze ...Show more
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
Unabridged! When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10, 1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering affects of oxygen deprivation. As he turned to begin his long, dangerous decent from 29,028 feet, twenty other climbers wer ...Show more
Hillary's Antarctica by Nigel Watson; Jane Ussher
Beautifully illustrated with Jane Ussher's photographs of the hut restoration in Antarctica, plus historic images and never-before-seen ephemera and diary entries, this is a treasure. Sir Edmund and New Zealand were supposed to be a support act to the British Commonwealth Antarctic crossing party. By he ...Show more
Arthur's Pass: A Guide for Mountaineers by Graeme Kates
The Mountain ranges of Arthur's Pass National Park are the most accessible in New Zealand, being located aside the main road/rail corridor traversing the Southern Alps between Christchurch and the West Coast. Terrain within the park varies considerably from low scree hills to heavily glaciated peaks and ...Show more
Barron Saddle - Mt Brewster : Climbing Guide to Ben Ohau by Ross Cullen
This comprehensive guide covers the ranges between the Haast Pass and Mount Cook. The valleys covered include the Hopkins and Huxley, the Landsborough, and other West Coast valleys north of Haast Pass. The ranges covered offer many fine rock and snow climbs on peaks slightly lower and less glaciated tha ...Show more
Marking the 40th anniversary of the Erebus disaster, this is the first book on that tragedy written by one of the affected families.
To The Mountains: A Collection of New Zealand Alpine Writing by Laurence Fearnley; Paul Hersey
This stylish and affordable hardback is an exciting compendium of adventure and nature writing, history, philosophy and literature, from the quirky to the sublime. Aimed at real mountaineers as well as the armchair variety.
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