Mountain Literature

Mountain Literature

Our staff pick of the best of current mountain literature and great reads. Books we love, books we share and books find inspiring. Some old, some new and all worth tucking into your pack to while away the quiet hours.
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No Easy Way

‘If we were guaranteed success in everything we tried then life would be pretty boring.’...

£13.49
RRP £14.99

Sky Dance

John D. is fighting for the wild in the Scottish Highlands

£8.99
RRP £9.99

Doug Scott: Up and About

The first volume of legendary climber and mountaineer Doug Scott’s autobiography

£13.49
RRP £14.99

Cold Wars

Kirkpatrick's wry sarcasm and the often ridiculous situations of big-wall climbing give this book many laugh-out-loud moments yet honest and insightful

£11.69
RRP £12.99

Art of Freedom

The Life and Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka, by Bernadette McDonald

£13.49
RRP £14.99

Chris Bonington Mountaineer

This books breaks down 30 years of Chris Bonnington's climbing with pages of wonderful photographs - an inspiration to any mountaineer

£17.99
RRP £19.99

Adventures in Mind

The challenge and anticipation. The obsessive urge to achieve. It's not all about winning.

£11.69
RRP £12.99

Touching The Void

the account of Joe Simpson's terrifying adventure in the Peruvian Andes

£9.89
RRP £10.99

Into Thin Air

A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster

£8.99
RRP £9.99

There is No Map in Hell

The record-breaking run across the Lake District fells

£11.69
RRP £12.99

Wild Country

A remarkable personal story, offering fresh perspectives on the role of the outdoors in British life and the development of climbing at its most revolutionary.

£13.49
RRP £14.99

In Some Lost Place

The first ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge

£8.99
RRP £9.99

The Bond

Two epic climbs in Alaska and a lifetime's connection...

£13.49
RRP £14.99

Diary Of A Young Naturalist

A vivid exploration of the natural world from the perspective of an autistic teenager

£14.39
RRP £15.99

The Last Hillwalker

A sideways look at forty years in Britain's mountains

£8.99
RRP £9.99

The Last Blue Mountain

The Great Karakorum climbing tragedy

£11.69
RRP £12.99

Statement; The Ben Moon Story

Official biography of the climber of the first F9a

£17.99
RRP £19.99

1865: The Golden Age of Mountaineering

The triumph and tragedy of conquering mountains in this golden era

£35.09
RRP £38.99

Ron Fawcett; The Story of a Climbing Legend

The achievements and pressures of a naturally gifted climber

£11.69
RRP £12.99

Punk in the Gym

A rollercoaster of a sports autobiography like no other

£21.59
RRP £23.99

Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage

The incredible and committed first ascent of Nanga Parbat

£8.99
RRP £9.99

Mastermind

Mental Training for climbers

£22.49
RRP £24.99

Jerry Moffatt; Revelations

Jerry Moffat's award-wining story of his career

£11.69
RRP £12.99

The Great Mountain Crags of Scotland

A celebration of Scottish Mountaineering

£31.49
RRP £34.99

Freedom Climbers

Boardman Tasker winning mountaineering history

£11.69
RRP £12.99

First on the Rope

The harsh life of a mountain guide in the 20s

£8.09
RRP £8.99

Waymaking

An Anthology of Womens Adventure Writing, Poetry and Art

£16.19
RRP £17.99

Fantastic Female Adventurers

Truly amazing tales of women exploring the world

£11.69
RRP £12.99

Bothy Tales

Footsteps in the Scottish Hills

£8.99
RRP £9.99

Edmund Hillary: A Biography

The extraordinary life of the bee-keeper who climbed Everest

£13.49
RRP £14.99

Conquistadors on the Useless

The autobiography of Lionel Terray, from the Alps to Annapurna

£8.99
RRP £9.99

Beyond Limits

A life lived through climbing

£17.99
RRP £19.99

Space Below My Feet

The inspiring and unique adventures of Gwen Moffat

£11.69
RRP £12.99

Mountains Of The Mind

A History of a Fascination

£8.99
RRP £9.99

Seven Years In Tibet

The classic adventure of Heinrich Harrer

£8.09
RRP £8.99

Hanging On

A Life inside British climbing's golden age

£11.69
RRP £12.99

Unknown Pleasures

A collection of works by the climber and award-winning author Andy Kirkpatrick

£13.49
RRP £14.99

Underland

Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet

£8.09
RRP £8.99

Hard Rock

Simply the best of British rock climbing

£35.99
RRP £39.99

One Day As A Tiger

Alex McIntyre and the birth of light and fast Alpinism

£13.49
RRP £14.99

Troll Wall

The untold story of the British first ascent of Europe's tallest rock face

£16.19
RRP £17.99
Our staff pick of the best of current mountain literature and great reads. Books we love, books we share and books find inspiring. Some old, some new and all worth tucking into your pack to while away the quiet hours.