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Mountaineering

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    Touching The Void

    by Joe Simpson ...
    Narrated by Daniel Weyman, Andrew Wincott ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 52 min

    Joe Simpson, with just his partner Simon Yates, tackled the unclimbed West Face of the remote 21,000 foot Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in June 1995. But before they reached the summit, disaster struck. A few days later, Simon staggered into Base Camp, exhausted and frostbitten, to tell their non-climbing companion that Joe was dead. For three days he wrestled with guilt as they prepared to ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Up: My Life’s Journey to the Top of Everest

    Narrated by Ben Fogle, Marina Fogle ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 10 min

    My eyes lifted to the horizon and the unmistakable snowy outline of Everest.Everest, the mountain of my childhood dreams. A mountain that has haunted me my whole life. A mountain I have seen hundreds of times in photographs and films but never in real life.In April 2018, seasoned adventurer Ben Fogle and Olympic cycling gold medallist Victoria Pendleton, along with mountaineer Kenton Cool, took on ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Beyond Possible

    '14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible' Now On Netflix

    by Nimsdai Purja ...
    Narrated by Elliot Fitzpatrick ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 43 min

    An SBS Gurkha soldier's account of how his tough Nepali upbringing and the lessons learned in his army life enabled his record-breaking conquest of all 14 of the world's 8,000m peaks in under 7 months.What happens when ambition meets limitless imagination?Enter Project Possible: a seemingly unreachable goal to climb all fourteen "death zone" mountains in record time. The previous record was seven ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Everest, Revised & Updated Edition

    Mountain without Mercy

    Narrated by Mark Peckham ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 3 min

    David Breashears, the first American to scale Everest twice, was a veteran of nine previous Himalayan filmmaking expeditions when he agreed to lead what became his most challenging filmmaking experience. The expedition was organized by large-format motion picture producer MacGillivray Freeman Films and comprised an international team of climbers. Their goal was to carry a specially modified forty ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Third Pole

    My Everest climb to find the truth about Mallory and Irvine

    by Mark Synnott ...
    Narrated by Steve Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    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 human aspiration unfolded.On June 8, 1924, George Mallory and "Sandy" Irvine set out to stand on the roof of the world, where no one had stood before. They were last seen eight hundred feet shy of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Calling

    A Life Rocked by Mountains

    Narrated by Barry Blanchard ...
    series Patagonia

    Unabridged

    14 hours 13 min

    With heart-pounding descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Barry Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor Native American/white kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thirteen, he learned to rappel when he joined the 1292 Lord Strathcone’s Horse Army Cadets. Soon kicked out for insubordination, he was already hooked on ... Read more

    $33.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rock Climbing 101

    How to Rock Climb and Become the Best Rock Climber You Can Be From A to Z

    Narrated by Nathan Parnell ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 27 min

    In recent years, there has been a huge influx of interest in climbing. Climbing gyms are popping up all over the place and new climbers are taking to the outdoors, but there aren’t enough old timers to pass on all of the necessary knowledge that comes with taking on such a sport. There is more to climbing than just going up a rock. Once you join the sport, you become part of a community, a family, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shattered Air

    A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemite’s Half Dome

    Narrated by Anthony Heald ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 14 min

    On the evening of July 27, 1985, five hikers made a fateful choice to climb Yosemite’s fabled Half Dome, even as the sky darkened and thunder rolled. By night’s end, two would be dead from a lightning strike, three gravely wounded, and desperate EMTs would be overseeing a harrowing midnight helicopter rescue.Shattered Air is a haunting account of recklessness, tragedy, courage, and rescue, a book ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Where the Earth Meets the Sky

    by James Kerr ...

    Unabridged

    At 11.56 on 25 April 2015, an earthquake triggered an avalanche that took out Everest Base Camp; twenty-two people perished on the worst day in the mountain's history. In Nepal, 9,000 people died and 22,000 were critically injured. Three million required humanitarian assistance. Nepal's infrastructure and economy collapsed.Where the Earth Meets the Sky is the epic, elemental account of a seismic ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Found

    A Life in Mountain Rescue

    by Bree Loewen ...
    Narrated by Rachel Perry ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 2 min

    Mountain search-and-rescue volunteer Bree Loewen's to-do list isn't quite the same as most people's. On any given day, it might include: ● Go grocery shopping ● Bake pie seen on Pinterest ● Figure out what to do with my life ● Rescue climbers caught in avalanche on Chair Peak ● Pick up Vivi at Mom's A former Mount Rainier climbing ranger and trained leader in mountain search-and-rescue, Bree ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Survive: Stories of Castaways and Cannibals

    Narrated by Colleen Delany ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 25 min

    The stories in Survive are full of suffering: From the savagery of the Donner Party snowbound in the Sierra Nevada mountains during the winter of 1846, to the extreme hunger and brutal cold endured by Ernest Shackleton’s support team in Antarctica in 1915.Such suffering may be hard to listen to, but it engages us, offering glimpses of something essential. When the most basic needs become paramount ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Gates of the Arctic

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Narrated by Scott Brick ...

    Unabridged

    30 min

    **This classic essay from Jon Krakauer is now available as an unabridged audiobook download. This essay is also included in the Classic Krakauer collection.From the bestselling author of Missoula and Into the Wild: a selection of the singular investigative journalism that made Krakauer famous, covering topics from avalanches on Mt. Everest to a volcano in Washington state; from a wilderness ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rescue: Stories of Survival From Land and Sea

    by Pete Sinclair ...
    Narrated by Terence Aselford ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 53 min

    Rescue: Stories of Survival From Land and Sea offers stories about what happens when things go terribly wrong in some of the world’s most perilous places: Himalayan peaks, African plains, vast oceans, remote Arctic wilderness. But mostly, Rescue is about what humans can endure and achieve in the face of overwhelming duress. ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Imaginary Peaks

    The Riesenstein Hoax and Other Mountain Dreams

    by Katie Ives ...
    Narrated by Petrea Burchard ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 53 min

    Using an infamous deception about a fake mountain range in British Columbia as her jumping-off point, Katie Ives, the well-known editor of Alpinist, explores the lure of blank spaces on the map and the value of the imagination. In Imaginary Peaks she details the cartographical mystery of the Riesenstein Hoax within the larger context of climbing history and the seemingly endless quest for newly ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Training for the New Alpinism

    A Manual for the Climber as Athlete

    Narrated by Roger Wayne ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 17 min

    In Training for the New Alpinism, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Applying training practices from other endurance sports, House and Johnston demonstrate that following a carefully designed ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Explore: Stories of Survival From Off The Map

    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 1 min

    Explore offers first-hand accounts from the world’s boldest explorers, men and women encountering storms, starvation, cannibals, predators and disease in their pursuit of adventure.Their stories are immediate, passionate and dramatic accounts of contact with the unknown, discovered in the Himalaya, the ruins of Peru, the jungles of New Guinea and the Amazon, the ice flows of the Arctic, along with ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Boys of Everest

    Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing’s Greatest Generation

    by Clint Willis ...
    Narrated by James Adams ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 55 min

    This gripping account of courage, achievement, and heartbreaking loss tells the story of Bonington's Boys, a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest's first ascent. The boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington's inner circle included a dozen of the most renowned climbers, who took increasingly terrible risks on now legendary expeditions to the world ... Read more

    $41.86 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    One Man's Climb

    A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2

    by Adrian Hayes ...
    Narrated by Adrian Hayes ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 20 min

    A deeply moving story of the beauty and brutality of life, and death, on the world’s most unpredictable and perilous mountain.Sitting just lower than Everest at 8,611 meeres above sea level on the China–Pakistan border, the Savage Mountain claims the lives of even the most experienced climbers. Alongside severe altitude, the weather is notoriously volatile and the climb relentlessly steep. A ... Read more

    $36.36 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Walking the Himalayas

    An Adventure of Survival and Endurance

    by Levison Wood ...
    Narrated by Levison Wood ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours

    Levison Wood's most challenging expedition yet begins along the Silk Road route of Afghanistan and travels through five countries. Following in the footsteps of the great explorers, Levison walks the entire length of the Himalayas in an adventure of survival and endurance.A personal story of discovery, Levison forges strong bonds with local guides, porters, mountain men, soldiers, farmers, ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Topfeber - De syv tinder på rekordtid

    Narrated by Lars Attermann ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 35 min

    Denne bog, skrevet af en dansk bjergbestiger, beretter om menneskets utrættelige stræben efter at komme til tops. Onsdag den 14. december 2005 kl. 22.30 nåede den danske bjergbestiger Søren Gudmann toppen af bjerget Vinson på Antarktis. Det var 193 dage efter at han havde stået på toppen af Mount Everest i Himalaya. På godt seks måneder havde han besteget det højeste bjerg på hvert af jordens syv ... Read more

    $21.20 AUD

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    Ascent into Hell

    by Fergus White ...
    Narrated by Roger Clark ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 25 min

    There is but one aim: the summit, the summit of Mount Everest. What starts with a trouble-free trek into the Nepalese highlands explodes into a gripping tale of hardship, peril, and adversity. Pushed beyond their physical and mental limits, climbers drop by the wayside. Their primal instincts for survival battle with their dogged resolve to drag themselves to the top of the world. But the focus ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Queen of the Mountaineers

    The Trailblazing Life of Fanny Bullock Workman

    Narrated by Elizabeth Wiley ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 5 min

    Fanny Bullock Workman was a complicated and restless woman who defied the rigid Victorian morals she found as restrictive as a corset. With her frizzy brown hair tucked under a topee, Workman was a force on the mountain and off. Instrumental in breaking the British stranglehold on Himalayan mountain climbing, this American woman climbed more peaks than any of her peers, became the first woman to ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wild Success

    7 Key Lessons Business Leaders Can Learn from Extreme Adventurers

    Narrated by Todd Belcher ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 41 min

    Face every business challenge with the skills and spirit of an elite adventurer Wild Success takes you on a thrilling ride into the world of extreme adventurers-extraordinary men and women whose hard-earned wisdom can be applied to any business situation. Death-defying adventurers and business leadership experts themselves, authors Amy Posey and Kevin Vallely provide an inside look into an elite ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Eiger Dreams

    Ventures Among Men and Mountains

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Narrated by Philip Franklin ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. . In this collection of thirteen of his finest essays and reporting – including the essay, “Is Yosemite Going To The Dogs” – Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's notorious Devils Thumb.In ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial