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The Push by Tommy Caldwell Book Review

Book Review: The Push: A Climber’s Journey Of Endurance, Risk, And Going Beyond Limits by Tommy Caldwell If you’re a fan of the great outdoors you probably know the name of legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell – and if you know the name you probably will want to …

Ice With Everything by H.W. Tilman Book Review

Book Review: Ice With Everything by H.W. Tilman If you love the mountains and sailing, you need to add H.W. Tilman to your reading list. He’s one of the greatest explorers of his era and thanks to Vertebrate Publishing his adventures live on for mountain and sailing enthusiasts …

Nepal Himalaya by H.W. Tilman Book Review

Book Review: Nepal Himalaya: The Most Mountainous Of A Singularly Mountainous Country by H.W. Tilman If you haven’t read Nepal Himalaya by Tilman, it’s time to pick up a copy. Tilman was one of the greatest explorers of his era. He was climbing peaks, exploring mountain ranges, and …

Eruption by Steve Olson Book Review

Book Review: Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens by Steve Olson On May 18, 1980 Mount St Helens erupted killing 57 people. This deadly volcanic eruption was one of the deadliest natural disaster in US history. Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens by Steve …

Tracking Gobi Grizzlies by Douglas Chadwick Book Review

Book Review: Tracking Gobi Grizzlies: Surviving Beyond The Back Of Beyond by Douglas Chadwick If grizzly bears fascinate you, pick up a copy of Tracking Gobi Grizzlies by Douglas Chadwick. Chadwick is a best selling author and wildlife biologist based in Whitefish, Montana. He most certainly loves the wonderful …

Norton Of Everest by Hugh Norton Book Review

Book Review: Norton Of Everest: The Biography Of E.F. Norton, Soldier And Mountaineer by Hugh Norton Do you know who E.F. Norton is? If you’re a fan of mountaineering history, it’s time to read about this legendary soldier, mountaineer, and adventurer. Norton of Everest is the biography of E.F. …

Distant Snows: A Mountaineer’s Odyssey by John Harding Book Review

Book Review: Distant Snows: A Mountaineer’s Odyssey by John Harding Every armchair adventurer, ski mountaineer, or climber will enjoy Distant Snows by John Harding. Harding has had more mountain adventures in one lifetime than most people can even dream of. In Distant Snows, Harding recounts 60-years of ticking off …

Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose Book Review

Book Review: Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening Of The American West by Stephen Ambrose For anyone who loves the American West, Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose is a must read. Any non-fiction novel written by a bestselling author that was a #1 New York Times Bestseller …