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Mountains

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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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    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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    Forest Explorer

    by Brian Herald ...
    Narrated by Susan Spaulding ...
    series Adventures of Nino and Tenna #1

    Unabridged

    5 min

    AN ODE TO EXPLORING OUTSIDE!Join the adventure of siblings Nino and Tenna. From the imagination of an actual preschooler!While on a walk in the woods, Nino, a thoughtful and curious boy, explores the sights, sounds, and scents of nature. He spots insects, he hears critters, he smells flowers and...smoke from a fire?? This story offers an imaginative reminder that sometimes it's a good idea to slow ... Read more

    $5.24 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Badluck Way

    A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West

    by Bryce Andrews ...
    Narrated by Pete Simonelli ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 8 min

    “Much more than a coming-of-age story, Badluck Way is an important meditation on what it means to share space and breathe the same air as truly wild animals, and the necessary damage that can occur when boundaries are crossed” (Tom Groneberg, author of The Secret Life of Cowboys).In this gripping memoir of a young man, a wolf, their parallel lives and ultimate collision, Bryce Andrews describes ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Betty

    The International Bestseller

    Narrated by Dale Dickey ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 36 min

    'NOT A STORY YOU WILL SOON FORGET' Karen Joy Fowler, author of Man Booker Prize finalist We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves'A girl comes of age against the knife.' So begins the story of Betty Carpenter.Born in a bathtub in 1954 to a Cherokee father and white mother, Betty is the sixth of eight siblings. The world they inhabit is one of poverty and violence - both from outside the family and ... Read more

    $35.99 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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    The Alps

    A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

    Narrated by Robert Fass ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 7 min

    For centuries the Alps have seen the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers and the dreams of engineers-and some 14 million people live among their peaks today. In The Alps, Stephen O'Shea takes readers up and down these majestic mountains, journeying through their 500-mile arc across France, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On the Nose

    A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite’s Most Iconic Climb

    Narrated by Hans Florine ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 37 min

    Hans Florine is a big-wall climbing legend in his own time. He holds the speed record on the Nose route of El Capitan, a 3,000-foot granite cliff in Yosemite Valley that’s considered the Everest of the rock-climbing world. Ascending the Nose takes most climbers anywhere from twelve to ninety-six hours. Florine, along with climbing partner Alex Honnold, does it in an astounding two and a half hours ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Living Up There

    by Jane Wodening ...
    Narrated by Jane Wodening ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 15 min

    "What I find so rare and immediate in this journal is the self-grown quality of the knowledge gained from the presented experience. How many of us live with this degree of attention to the events of our experience..." - Reed Bye, ForwardThis book is a series of short vignettes of a life lived in a way few human beings will ever know: in a tiny cabin, with no running water or wired electricity, at ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Climbing the Walls

    Narrated by Angus King ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 23 min

    When mountains are your salvation, what keep your mental weather calm and free of storms, how do you cope if they’re out of reach?After spending a decade restlessly globetrotting in search of a way of life that worked for him, journalist Kieran Cunningham alighted on Sondrio, a small town in Lombardy, Italy. A stone’s throw from the Alps, there he found the perfect combination of fresh mountain ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dark Summit

    The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season

    by Nick Heil ...
    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 35 min

    In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln Hall, a seasoned Australian climber, was left for dead near the same spot. Hall's death was reported around the world, but the next day he was found alive after spending the night on the upper mountain with ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the Best Nonfiction Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020.A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st C... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Black Ridge: Amongst the Cuillin of Skye

    by Simon Ingram ...
    Narrated by Richard Burnip ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 32 min

    Rising a kilometre out of the storm-scoured waters around Scotland’s Isle of Skye is a dark battlement of pinnacles and ridgelines: the Cuillin.Plagued by ferocious weather and built from rock that tears skin and confounds compasses, a crossing of the Cuillin is the toughest mountaineering expedition in the British Isles. But the traverse is only part of its lure. Hewn from the innards of an ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Philosophy of an Explorer

    16 Life-lessons from Surviving the Extreme

    by Erling Kagge ...
    Narrated by Atli Gunnarsson ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 36 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Surviving extreme conditions can teach us to lead a fulfilled life. No one knows this better than Erling Kagge, who was the first man in history to reach all of the Earth's poles by foot - the North, the South, and the summit of Everest. In The Philosophy of an Explorer, he brings together the wisdom and expertise he has gained from the expeditions that have taken him to ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The High Sierra

    A Love Story

    Unabridged

    17 hours

    An intimate, panoramic journey through the Sierra Nevada, the best hiking mountains on Earth, according to bestselling novelist Kim Stanley Robinson.Kim Stanley Robinson first ventured into the Sierra Nevada mountains during the summer of 1973. He returned from that encounter a changed man, awed by a landscape that made him feel as if he were simultaneously strolling through an art museum and ... Read more

    $44.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wild Fell

    Fighting for nature on a Lake District hill farm

    by Lee Schofield ...

    Unabridged

    Brought to you by Penguin.In 2015, England's last and loneliest golden eagle died in an unmarked spot among the remote eastern fells of the Lake District. It was a tragic day for the nation's wildlife, but the fight to restore the landscape had already begun.Lee Schofield, ecologist and site manager for RSPB Haweswater is leading efforts to breathe life back into two hill farms and their thirty ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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