Mountain Literature

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Historical Badass: Wanda Rutkiewicz was one the finest female alpinists of the 20th Century. http://adv-jour.nl/10bekq6

Historical Badass: Wanda Rutkiewicz was one the finest female alpinists of the 20th Century. http://adv-jour.nl/10bekq6

Keeper of the Mountains: The Elizabeth Hawley Story by Bernadette McDonald. Despite that fact that Elizabeth Hawley has never climbed a mountain or visited the hallowed grounds of #Everest base camp, she has become the most important record keeper and inspirational authority figure regarding the expeditions, stories, feats, scandals and disasters in the Nepal Himalaya. Now 90 years of age, she has commanded the respect of such legendary personalities as #Hillary, #Messner, and #Bonington.

Keeper of the Mountains: The Elizabeth Hawley Story by Bernadette McDonald. Despite that fact that Elizabeth Hawley has never climbed a mountain or visited the hallowed grounds of #Everest base camp, she has become the most important record keeper and inspirational authority figure regarding the expeditions, stories, feats, scandals and disasters in the Nepal Himalaya. Now 90 years of age, she has commanded the respect of such legendary personalities as #Hillary, #Messner, and #Bonington.

Climbing to the top of Mount Everest is difficult enough. Getting there from post-war Poland was almost as challenging.    In the book Freedom Climbers, Bernadette McDonald tells the story of a group of mountain climbers in Poland who broke through oppression to travel around the world scaling the highest peaks.    They dealt with danger and tragedy - and achieved great things.    Author Bernadette McDonald told their story to Sonali Karnick.

Climbing to the top of Mount Everest is difficult enough. Getting there from post-war Poland was almost as challenging. In the book Freedom Climbers, Bernadette McDonald tells the story of a group of mountain climbers in Poland who broke through oppression to travel around the world scaling the highest peaks. They dealt with danger and tragedy - and achieved great things. Author Bernadette McDonald told their story to Sonali Karnick.

Bernadette McDonald’s 2011 mountaineering history book Freedom Climbers has garnered yet another accolade....

Bernadette McDonald’s 2011 mountaineering history book Freedom Climbers has garnered yet another accolade....


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15 of the world's best athletes, explorers, and writers pick their favorite adventure books of the past 35 years.

15 of the world's best athletes, explorers, and writers pick their favorite adventure books of the past 35 years.

Whittaker Mountaineering Guide Melissa Arnot talks about the gender gap in mountaineering and how to get started climbing mountains.

Whittaker Mountaineering Guide Melissa Arnot talks about the gender gap in mountaineering and how to get started climbing mountains.

climb some mountains

climb some mountains

Mount Kenya in Nanyuki, Laikipia

Mount Kenya in Nanyuki, Laikipia

Educational Requirements for Job Applicants are Rising. But how high?

Educational Requirements for Job Applicants are Rising. But how high?

Interview with polar explorer Eric Larsen.

Explorer Eric Larsen on the Changing Face of Adventure

Interview with polar explorer Eric Larsen.

i have a new life goal.

i have a new life goal.

Richard Parks @ the top of Elbrus. 7 summits and 3 Poles in 7 months... amazing!

Richard Parks @ the top of Elbrus. 7 summits and 3 Poles in 7 months... amazing!

Mountain climbing in Kenya.

Mountain climbing in Kenya.

Mountains are rich beyond measure, and climbing them brings out the richness in ourselves.

Summit of Ambition

Mountains are rich beyond measure, and climbing them brings out the richness in ourselves.

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