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  • High

    A Journey Across the Himalayas Through Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal and China

    by Erika Fatland ...
    Translated by Kari Dickson ...
    "Enchanting" Independent"Fatland distinguishes herself from the stereotypes" Guardian"Fatland is a sensitive and insightful chronicler of quotidian lives and a compelling narrator" Observer"Erika Fatland ascends to new heights with her fascinating journey" Wanderlust**"A**n engaging snapshot of the current residents of this high-altitude battlegrou... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Into Thin Air

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Jon Krakauer's acclaimed account of a disastrous expedition on Mt EverestThis is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of altitude, which ended the worst single-season death toll in the peak's history.In March 1996, Outside magazine sent veteran ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • I Saw You Standing There: Green Mountain Book 3

    by Marie Force ...
    Book 3 - Green Mountain
    From New York Times bestselling author Marie Force, creator of the beloved McCarthys of Gansett Island, Quantum and Fatal series, comes the third book in her Green Mountain series**. Fans of Debbie Macomber, Susan Mallery and Jill Shalvis will love the** heartwarming, sexy romance series centered on the lives of the Abbott family.There's a budding romance on Butler Mountain, but in the Abbott ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Follow Robert Macfarlane to the furthest corners of the globe....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 CenturyIn Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Prodigal Summer

    It is summer in the Appalachian mountains and love, desire and attraction are in the air. From her outpost in an isolated mountain cabin, Deanna Wolfe, a reclusive wildlife biologist, watches a den of coyotes. She is caught off guard by a young hunter who invades her most private spaces and interrupts her solitary life. On a farm several miles down the mountain, Lusa Maluf Landowski, a bookish ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Seven Years in Tibet

    Translated by Richard Graves ...
    A landmark in travel writing, this is the incredible true story of Heinrich Harrer’s escape across the Himalayas to Tibet, set against the backdrop of the Second World War.Heinrich Harrer, already one of the greatest mountaineers of his time, was climbing in the Himalayas when war broke out in Europe. He was imprisoned by the British in India but succeeded in escaping and fled to Tibet. Settling ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Sudden Death

    by Rachel Lynch ...
    Book 10 - Detective Kelly Porter
    Scores are dead or injured. But who was the killer’s true target?On a misty morning in the Lake District, two men depart by helicopter from a private estate. Below, they see the stunning views of Wast Water, with Scafell Pike ahead, where fell runners are competing atop England’s highest mountain. It’s at this moment that the pilots lose control, and crash into the mountain top. Runners and ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD


  • The Snow Leopard

    Enjoy this special edition hardback of one of the greatest pieces of travel and nature writing ever written. Go with Peter Matthiessen all the way to Dolpo, a Tibetan plateau in the high Himalayas.This is the account of a journey to the dazzling Tibetan plateau of Dolpo in the high Himalayas. In 1973 Matthiessen made the 250-mile trek to Dolpo, as part of an expedition to study wild blue sheep. It ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Eiger Dreams

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest essays and reporting, 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 Pakistan, the fearsome K2 kills thirteen of the world's most experienced ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Betty

    The International Bestseller

    'A coming-of-age story filled with magic in language and plot: beautiful and devastating'Observer, Books of the Year'I felt consumed by this book. I loved it, you will love it'Daisy Johnson, author of Sisters'A page-turning Appalachian coming-of-age story told in undulating prose that settles right into you'Naoise Dolan, author of Exciting Times'Vivid and lucid, Be... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Himalaya

    by Michael Palin ...
    Michael Palin tackles the full length of the Himalaya in this terrific number one bestseller.Having risen to the challenge of seas, poles, dhows and deserts, the highest mountains in the world were a natural target for Michael Palin. In a journey rarely, if ever, attempted before, in 6 months of hard travelling Palin takes on the full length of the Himalaya including the Khyber Pass, the hidden ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day

    “Gripping, intense. . . . Buried in the Sky will satisfy anyone who loved [Into Thin Air].”—Kate Tuttle, Boston GlobeWhen Edmund Hillary first conquered Mt. Everest, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay was at his side. Indeed, for as long as Westerners have been climbing the Himalaya, Sherpas have been the unsung heroes in the background. In August 2008, when eleven climbers lost their lives on K2, the world’s ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Wilderness Tales: Adventures in the Backcountry

    These true stories of people who work and live in the spectacular mountain wilderness of Alberta and British Columbia are filled with humour, keen observations about man and nature, and memorable human and animal characters. Old-time cowboys Johnny and Cal offer their no-nonsense brand of homespun wisdom. Wasp, the talented saddle horse, teaches his rider more than just horsemanship. From life-and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Nanda Devi

    A Journey to the Last Sanctuary

    by Hugh Thomson ...
    The story of an amazing journey to one of the remotest, most mysterious places on earthUntil 1934 the Nanda Devi Sanctuary had never been visited by human beings. Surrounded by 20,000 foot peaks which effectively seal off the mountain at their centre it is virtually impenetrable. But in 1934 Eric Shipton and Bill Tilman solved the problem in the first of their great Himalayan expeditions by ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Ararat

    In Search of the Mythical Mountain

    Translated by Sam Garrett ...
    Mount Ararat in Turkey is where, as biblical tradition has it, Noah's Ark ran aground and God made his covenant with mankind. Now it stands astride the fault-line between religion and science, a geographical, political and cultural crossroads, bound up with the centuries-old history of warfare between different cultures in this region. Frank Westerman takes a pilgrimage from the mountain's foot to ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • K2: Triumph And Tragedy

    by Jim Curran ...
    K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, at 8611 metres only a couple of hundred metres lower than Everest. It is one of the most unrelenting and testing of the worlds 8000-metre peaks.Jim Curran came to K2 as a climbing cameraman with an unsuccessful British expedition, but stayed on through the climbing season. This is his account of the dramatic events of that summer, a story of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Wild Boy

    A Memoir

    A young man escapes his painful past by retreating to the rustic comfort of the Italian Alps in this gorgeously wrought memoir f****rom the internationally bestselling author of the “exquisite” (Annie Proulx) novel The Eight Mountains.When life in the city becomes too overwhelming for Paolo, he decides to take refuge high in the Italian mountains. Returning to the breathtaking Valle d’Aosta—known ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Black Ridge: Amongst the Cuillin of Skye

    by Simon Ingram ...
    ‘Will undoubtedly become a classic narrative of this scenically magnificent, legend-rich and geologically unique part of Scotland’ Cameron McNeish, The HeraldRising 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 ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In Sight of Yellow Mountain

    A Year in the Irish Countryside

    by Philip Judge ...
    ‘This is The Good Life meets A Year in Provence’. Sue Collins, The Nualas‘A luminous, funny and profound reading experience.’ Sebastian BarryFirst, a dream of escaping the city… and then a century-old cottage to match the dream. Moving to a small village in the heart of the countryside was the beginning of a new life for Philip Judge and his Beloved – the beginning of life In Sight of Yellow ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Base Camp

    40 Days on Everest

    by Dianne Whelan ...
    It takes forty days to know the mountain.Each spring, over eight hundred climbers attempt to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. The conditions are challenging, and without warning can become life-threatening. Some make it to the top of what is considered the world’s most majestic mountain, but others are not so lucky, and in the attempt to reach the elusive summit, many more have tragically lost ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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

    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

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

    “An entertaining, turbocharged race among the high mountain passes of six alpine countries.” —Liesl Schillinger, New York Times Book ReviewFor centuries the Alps have been witness to the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers, and the dreams of engineers. In The Alps, Stephen O’Shea ("a graceful and passionate writer"—Washington Post) takes readers up and ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Third Pole

    My Everest climb to find the truth about Mallory and Irvine

    by Mark Synnott ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 SPORTS BOOK AWARDS'The best Everest book I've read since Into Thin Air. Synnott's climbing skills take you places few will ever dare to tread, but it's his writing that will keep you turning pages well past bedtime.' - Mark AdamsVeteran climber Mark Synnott never planned on climbing Mount Everest. But a hundred-year mystery lured him into an expedition where a history of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Hunting Trips on the Prairie and in the Mountains - Hunting Trips of a Ranchman - Part II

    Originally published in 1902, this early work on Hunting trips on the Prairie and mountains is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. This is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Its chapters include; A trip after mountain sheep and Still hunting Elk on the mountains. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus