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  • Betty

    The International Bestseller

    by Tiffany McDaniel

    'Breahtaking'Vogue'So engrossing! Betty is a page-turning Appalachian coming-of-age story steeped in Cherokee history, told in undulating prose that settles right into you'Naoise Dolan, Sunday Times bestselling author of Exciting Times'I felt consumed by this book. I loved it, you will love it'Daisy Johnson, Booker Prize shortlisted author of Everthing Under<... ... Read more

    $15.99 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Third Pole

    My Everest climb to find the truth about Mallory and Irvine

    by Mark Synnott

    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

    $15.99 AUD

  • I Saw You Standing There: Green Mountain Book 3

    by Marie Force

    series Green Mountain #3
    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

  • Prodigal Summer

    by Barbara Kingsolver

    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

    $12.31 AUD

  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    by Robert Macfarlane

    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

  • The Snow Leopard

    by Peter Matthiessen

    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

    $16.99 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

    by Peter Zuckerman and 1 more

    “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

    $19.68 AUD

  • Wilderness Tales: Adventures in the Backcountry

    by Peter Christensen

    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

    $10.11 AUD

  • Ararat

    In Search of the Mythical Mountain

    by Frank Westerman and 1 more

    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

    $14.99 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $11.76 AUD

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

    by Stephen O'Shea

    “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

    $21.11 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

    $13.08 AUD

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

    by Ben Fogle and 1 more

    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

    $9.99 AUD

  • Survive

    Snow Country

    by Jeff Henry

    series Survive
    Lightweight and small enough to fit in your pocket or tucked into your backpack, Survive Snow Country is the must-have item to keep with you in case you find yourself in a snowy survival situation. Including topics on administering basic first-aid, finding food and water, building shelter, and mental preparation, Survive Snow Country also has full-color images throughout. Expert outdoor enthusiast ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

    by Pam Houston

    **Winner of the 2020 Reading the West Advocacy AwardWinner of the 2020 Colorado Book Award for Creative Nonfiction"This is a book for all of us, right now." —Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild**On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons, ... Read more

    $32.55 AUD

  • On the Nose

    A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite's Most Iconic Climb

    by Hans Florine and 1 more

    Hans Florine embodies the genius of "and"—collaborative and competitive, fast and safe, audacious and disciplined, visionary and quantitative. The themes that run through Florine's 101 ascents of Yosemite's most iconic route can benefit people who will never climb a rock, indeed anyone inspired by the idea of a p... ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • Shipton and Tilman

    by Jim Perrin

    Using unpublished diaries, Jim Perrin, the acclaimed author of The Villain and Menlove, tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalayas and found the key to unlocking Everest. They crossed Africa by bicycle, explored China with Spender and Auden, journeyed down the Oxus River to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Cradle of Life

    The Story of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind

    by Vincent Carruthers

    The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site situated in the heart of the Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve is the jewel in South Africa’s evolutionary crown: an area ‘of outstanding universal value’, it has attracted world-wide interest and furnished key evidence about where, when and how we came to be. The greater Magaliesberg area is peppered with some 200 caves and has a unique geology, history ... Read more

    $17.81 AUD

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

    by Theodore Roosevelt and 1 more

    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

    $12.53 AUD