The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits

26 January 2020 | By Tommy Caldwell | Filed in: climbing.

A New York Times Bestseller A dramatic, inspiring memoir by legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the first person to free climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite s El Capitan The rarest of adventure reads it thrills with colorful details of courage and perseverance but it enriches readers with an

The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life

26 January 2020 | By Mark Synnott | Filed in: climbing.

The climbing community had long considered a free solo ascent of El Capitan an impossible feat so far beyond human limits that it was not worth thinking about When Alex Honnold topped out at 9 28 am on June 3, 2017, having spent fewer than four hours on his historic ascent, the world gave a

Sixty Meters to Anywhere

26 January 2020 | By Brendan Leonard | Filed in: climbing.

Sixty Meters to Anywhere Trailer Live from Brendan Leonard on Vimeo CLICK HERE to sign up and download a free chapter from Sixty Meters to Anywhere When Brendan Leonard finished substance abuse treatment at age 23, he was lost He knew what not to do not drink alcohol and not get arrested

Limits of the Known

26 January 2020 | By David Roberts | Filed in: climbing.

David Roberts has spent his career documenting voyages to the most extreme landscapes on earth In Limits of the Known, he reflects on humanity s and his own relationship to exploration and extreme risk Part memoir and part history, this book tries to make sense of why so many have committed their

Why We Climb: The World's Most Inspiring Climbers

26 January 2020 | By Chris Noble | Filed in: climbing.

Through interviews with some of North America s most notable climbers, this book undertakes a quest to find the soul of climbing asking what compels men and women to dedicate their lives to the challenges and deprivations of living in a vertical world What are the sacrifices and what are the

Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

26 January 2020 | By Maurice Isserman | Filed in: climbing.

In Continental Divide, Maurice Isserman tells the history of American mountaineering through four centuries of landmark climbs and first ascents Mountains were originally seen as obstacles to civilization over time they came to be viewed as places of redemption and renewal The White Mountains

Statement: The Ben Moon Story

26 January 2020 | By Ed Douglas | Filed in: climbing.

On 14 June 1990, at Raven Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District, twenty four year old Ben Moon squeezed his feet into a pair of rock shoes, tied in to his rope, chalked his fingers and pulled on to the wickedly overhanging, zebra striped wall of limestone Two minutes later he had made rock climbing

Art of Freedom: The Life and Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka

26 January 2020 | By Bernadette McDonald | Filed in: climbing.

A profound and moving biography of one of the international climbing world s most respected, complicated and reclusive mountaineers Voytek Kurtyka remains one of the greatest alpinists of all time Born in 1947, he was one of the leading lights of the Polish golden age of Himalayan climbing His

With Every Breath (Wanderlust #1)

26 January 2020 | By Lia Riley | Filed in: climbing.

BREATHE DEEP AND JUMP IN At the ends of the earth, Patagonia is a land where ambition trumps reason and the savage summit of La Aguja lures the most determined climbers It s also the last spot a play it safe girl like Auden Woods expects to find herself But she ll lace up her brand new