The term mountaineering describes the sport of mountain climbing, including ski mountaineering. Hiking in the mountains can also be a simple form of mountaineering when it involves scrambling, or short stretches of the more basic grades of rock climbing, as well as crossing glaciers.

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The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest
The Next Everest: Surviving the Mountain's Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again
The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest
Le otto montagne
The Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War, and Everest
Ascent into Hell
The Next Everest: Surviving the Mountain's Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again
The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life
The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits
The Last Great Mountain: The First Ascent of Kangchenjunga
The White Road
Spod zamarzniętych powiek
Beyond Possible: One Soldier, Fourteen Peaks — My Life In The Death Zone
Where You'll Find Me: Risk, Decisions, and the Last Climb of Kate Matrosova
Walking the Himalayas
Przeżyć. Moja tragedia na Nanga Parbat
Classic Krakauer: After the Fall, Mark Foo's Last Ride and Other Essays from the Vault
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival
The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain
Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day
Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
The White Spider
Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest
Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
High Crimes: the Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed
Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2, the World's Most Feared Mountain
High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places
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George Mallory
People ask me, 'What is the use of climbing Mount Everest?' and my answer must at once be, 'It is of no use.'There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever. Oh, we may learn a little about the behaviour of the human body at high altitudes, and possibly medical men may turn our observation to some account for the purposes of aviation. But otherwise nothing will come of it. We shall not bring back a single bit of gold or silver, not a gem, nor any coal or iron... If you cannot understa ...more
George Mallory, Climbing Everest: The Complete Writings of George Mallory

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