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Help educate Ti and enter another discussion 9-Aug-2008 At 10:23:46 PM mousey
well its by no means the 'whole history of climbing', hopefully others will be along to fill in some of the holes I've left in this list! But here's a few...ish that to get you started

Mountains of the Mind: A History of Fascination- Robert Macfarlane
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains - Jon Krakauer
Hermann Buhl: Climbing Without Compromise - Reinhold Messner
Annapurna- Maurice Herzog
Storms of Silence- Joe Simpson
Conquistadors of the Useless- Lionel Terray
The Vertical World of Yosemite- Galen Rowell
The White Spider - Heinrich Harrer
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure- Pat Ament
John Gill: Master of Rock- Ament
Royal Robbins: A Spirit of the Age- Ament
'Basic Rockcraft', and 'Advanced Rockcraft' - Royal Robbins
Climbing Free- Lynn Hill
Deep Play- Paul Pritchard
Addicted to Danger- Jim Wickwire
Absolutely anything by Greg Child

And a couple that are still on my 'to do' list but certainly look like the goods...

When Men and Mountains Meet: the Explorers of the Western Himalaya- John Keay
Ordeal by Piton: Writings from the Golden Age of Yosemite Climbing - Steve Roper
Sherman Exposed: Slightly Censored Climbing Stories- John Sherman
The Villain: A Portrait of Don Whillans- Jim Perrin
Rock Jocks, Wall Rats, and Hang Dogs: Rock Climbing on the Edge of Reality- John Long

Also would love to find something good about Charlie Porter, anyone?

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