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Life Lived Wild: Adventures at the Edge of the Map

An excellent book by Rick Ridgeway published by Patagonia Books including 25 stories

Summer Read: Breathless – a mountaineering thriller by Canadian Amy McCulloch

A young woman’s once-in-lifetime adventure in the world of extreme-altitude mountaineering takes a chilling turn when a series of deaths can no longer be written off as accidents

New guidebook to the Nooks, Squamish-style bouldering in Ontario

The Nooks Bouldering by Brendan Baars was published in 2022 is full of great information and amazing images

Valley of Giants: Yosemite’s female climbing legends tell their story, author interviewed

“Lauren DeLaunay Miller’s work brings women’s stories to their rightful place, front and centre of the literary canon of Yosemite Valley”

Book Review of Crack Climbing: A Definitive Guide

The must-have climbing book was written by top crack climber Pete Whittaker and published by Mountaineers Books in 2020

Book Reivew: Quest into the Unknown

Tony Howard made the first British ascent of Norway’s Troll Wall

Book Review: ‘Some Stories’ by Yvon Chouinard

“From there it was the start of a climbing life that took Chouinard to the top echelon of big wall and alpine rock climbing”

Book Review: Rock Climbing Anchors: A Comprehensive Guide

Written by Topher Donahue and published by Mountaineers Books in 2019

Book Review: Inner Ranges by Geoff Powter

Head aching, vision blurred, the twirl and flutter of tie-offs that have come undone around him, Geoff Powter decides it’s […]

Book Review: Karakoram by Steve Swenson

Exhausted mentally and physically, Steve Swenson and his two partners, are greeted on the Choktoi Glacier by Rasool and Ali, […]