129 books — 54 voters
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.
Books for Outdoor Guides
41 books — 12 voters
Extreme and Endurance Sports in Romance
15 books — 14 voters
Banff Mountain Book Festival Award Winners
185 books — 34 voters
Best Mountaineering and Rock Climbing Books
40 books — 9 voters
National Outdoor Book Award winners, selected titles
29 books — 35 voters
“ Every mountain has its soul... if the mountain does not accept you & you don't submit to her will, she will destroy you. ...more ”
“ 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 ”
A forum for TCH members to share adventure, outdoor books. Goodreads is a great way to research …more
[close] A forum for TCH members to share adventure, outdoor books. Goodreads is a great way to research new books and share thought's on whatever you find interesting.
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A Group dedicated to reading, sharing, commenting, and discussing some of the best outdoor enthu…more
[close] A Group dedicated to reading, sharing, commenting, and discussing some of the best outdoor enthusiast books the world and history has to offer!!!!
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Seeing Trails Armchair Mountaineers
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Have you thought about going on a trek or climbing a mountain? Do you need inspiration to make a…more
[close] Have you thought about going on a trek or climbing a mountain? Do you need inspiration to make a change in your life? Then this group is for you! M.G. Edwards, author of "Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill," invites you to discuss climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and trekking. If you have questions about preparing for a climb or trek, general travel questions, or need some inspiration, join this group. The author will be available to answer your questions about these topics and his new book.
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