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.

Alone on the Wall
Classic Krakauer: After the Fall, Mark Foo's Last Ride and Other Essays from the Vault
Thin Air: A Ghost Story
Ascent into Hell
The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits
The White Road
The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life
Where You'll Find Me: Risk, Decisions, and the Last Climb of Kate Matrosova
Walking the Himalayas
In Some Lost Place: The first ascent of Nanga Parbat’s Mazeno Ridge
Art of Freedom: The Life and Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka
The World Beneath Their Feet: Mountaineering, Madness, and the Deadly Race to Summit the Himalayas
Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering
The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent
The Storms: Adventure and tragedy on Everest
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
Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2, the World's Most Feared Mountain
Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest
Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
High Crimes: the Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed
Annapurna by Arlene BlumBreaking Trail by Arlene BlumTents in the Clouds by Monica  JacksonA Woman's Place Is at the Top by Hannah KimberleyWomen with Altitude by Carol Stone White
Women Climb!
70 books — 3 voters
Last Child in the Woods by Richard LouvEndurance by Alfred LansingA Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo LeopoldStarship & the Canoe by Kenneth BrowerArctic Dreams by Barry  Lopez
Books for Outdoor Guides
41 books — 12 voters

دنیای عمودی من by Jerzy Kukuczkaدر هوای رقیق [Into Thin Air] by Jon Krakauerجایی برای زنان بر روی قله آناپورنا by Arlene Blumکوهنوردی لذت آزادی در اوج بلندیها by The Mountaineers Clubآموزش نوین کوهنوردی by رحیم دانایی
7 books — 1 voter

Related Genres bringing myself over the edge and back, I discovered a passion to live my days fully, a conviction that will sustain me like sweet water on the periodically barren plain of our short lives.
Jonathan Waterman

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Quicklet: Jon Krakaeur's Eiger Dreams
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