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Reviews by climbers, for climbers! This resource needs YOUR input. Please take the time to review the climbing books and movies you're familiar with. If the media is not below, just add it.

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Fiction    Push For The Summit

*** VD Cliff Hanger - (Action, R) Sly Stallone and his bolt gun run amuck.
**** VD The Eiger Sanction - (Action, R) Clint Eastwood plays James Bond on the Eiger in the Swiss Alps
** VD Vertical Limit - (Action, PG) K2 & Nitroglycerin don't mix.

Narratives    Push For The Summit

**** BK Above the Clouds - The Diaries of a High-Altitude Mountaineer
**** BK Annapurna - First Conquest of an 8000-Meter Peak
***** BK Beckoning Silence, The - An assault on the North Face of the Eiger and thoughts on the dark side of mountaineering.
**** BK Climbing Free - My Life in the Vertical World. Lynn Hill Autobiography.
***** BK Conquistadors of the Useless - From the Alps to Annapurna
**** BK In High Places - Autobiography of Dougal Haston's climbing life
*** BK Into Thin Air - A Personal Account of the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster
***** BK John Gill: Master of Rock - Shows bouldering like it is: raw, pure, all-encompassing. Includes 160 B&W Photos.
**** BK Starlight and Storm - From the 1920s to the 1950s, the race for first ascents in the Alps and Dolomites
*** BK View from the Summit - The life story of Sir Edmund Hillary. Autobiography
***** BK Where The Mountain Casts Its Shadow. - The Personal Costs of Climbing. Winner of Mountain Literature Award at 2003 Banff Mountain Book Festival.

Non-Fiction    Push For The Summit

**** DV Big Game - Bouldering NZ

Instructional    Push For The Summit

**** BK Extreme Alpinism - Physical, psychological, and technical aspects of alpine climbing at the bleeding edge
**** BK Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills - The Bible for climbers and mountaineers

118 of 173 books, 124 of 200 movies reviewed. 548 total reviews.

 

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