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Australian Climbing Media Reviewed
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Fiction    Push For The Summit

*** BK Australian Blood On The Lotus - Novel about a climber, Tibet, CIA, and a few twists...
** BK Australian Bright Air - Mystery/Thriller
**** BK Australian The Rope Dancer - A tale of mountaineering gone wrong, injury and recovery, and the search for meaning through living dangerously.
**** BK Australian The Universe Within - Climbing adventure mystery science philosophy - all rolled together. Author is an Australian climber so draws heavily on Arapiles and other crags.

Narratives    Push For The Summit

**** BK Australian Expeditions - Get inside the skull of Andrew Lindblade
*** BK Australian One Step Beyond - Bushwalker and climber, Warren meets with tradedgy.
***** BK Australian Sheer Will - The Awe Inspiring Climbs of Mike Groom. Includes 73 colour photos.
**** BK Australian Totem Pole, The - Devestating accident while climbing Tasmania's famous sea stack.
**** BK Australian White Limbo - The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest
** BK Australian Wind in My Hair, The - The story of Brigitte Muir, first Australian women to climb the Seven Summits

Non-Fiction    Push For The Summit

*** VD Australian A Summer in the Southern Alps - Vaughan and the RMIT crew take on various peaks in NZ.
***** BK Australian Alone Across Australia - One mans trek across a continent.
***** BK Australian Arapiles - a million mountains - Full colour coffee table book; not a climbing book: it’s a book about a great climbing area.
(No Review) VD Australian Australia’s Best Boulderers - (Doco) ASCF Australian Bouldering Nationals 2001
***** VD Australian Base Climb - (Doco) Two Australians team up to climb and base jump from the Great Trango Tower in Pakistan
* VD Australian Base Climb 2: Defying Gravity - (Doco) Husband and wife climb and base jump the highest cliff in the world
**** VD Australian Coming At Ya Hyper - (Doco) Australian Sport Climbing
* VD Australian Crux, The - Australia's Hottest Rockclimbing
**** VD Australian Eos - (Doco) Four of Australia's best young climbers sport climbing and bouldering in New Zealand
***** VD Australian Eos 2: Dreamtime - (Doco) Bouldering some of the hardest routes in Australia
(No Review) VD Australian Everest Sea to Summit - (Doco) One man's quest to climb Everest from sea level
(No Review) VD Australian Everest The Australian Challenge - (Doco) The first Australian Mount Everest Expedition to put up a new route
** BK Australian First Ascent: The Life and Climbs of Greg Mortimer - Biography of Australian Mountaineer
***** VD Australian Hard Way To The Top, The - (Doco) Mt Buffalo granite aid climbs, Ozymandias and Lord Gum Tree
**** VD Australian Harder Than Everest - (Doco) Aussies and Americans tag the 2nd ascent of Gasherbrum IV
*** VD Australian Low Gravity - B grade 90's Australian Climbing Video
***** BK Australian Rock Climbing In Australia - Stunning coffee table book of photographs
(No Review) BK Australian World Climbing: Images From The Edge - Glossy coffee table book showcasing Simon Carters climbing photos from around the globe.

Instructional    Push For The Summit

**** VD Australian Anchoring & Setting Up Top Ropes - (Doco) Instructions for top roping
*** VD Australian Moving Over Plastic - (Doco) Improve climbing performance through indoor climbing
***** BK Australian Rockclimbing: Getting Started - Instructional book for beginner climbers.

Guides (Australian)    Push For The Summit

*** BK Australian Climb Tasmania - Selected Best Climbs - Guidebook
***** BK Australian Memory of a Journey. Rock Climbing on Ben Lomond - Read the title
***** BK Australian Sydney Bouldering - The essential guide to bouldering in Sydney

Guides (International)    Push For The Summit

(No Review) CD Australian Interactive Guide to Climbing in South America - Comprehensive, media rich resource for mountaineering in South America

123 of 178 books, 127 of 203 movies reviewed. 562 total reviews.


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