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Best of British mountaineering books

Postby Tony Astill » Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:52 am

Jill (Bill) Neate 'A popular pastime is the compiling of lists of 'the 100 best . . .' kind.

So I'm putting together the 100 best of British mountaineering books

If you would like to nominate any mountaineering books by British authors then please let me know. An initial list can be viewed http://www.ronwatters.com/BkAstill.htm

other recent suggestions include -
Styles ROCK AND ROPE.
Moffat SPACE BELOW MY FEET.
Ashcroft BRITAIN'S HIGHEST PEAKS.
Barford CLIMBING IN BRITAIN.
Wilson COLD CLIMBS.
Ruttledge EVEREST: THE UNFINISHED ADVENTURE.
Stainforth EYES TO THE HILLS.
Alvarez FEEDING THE RAT.
Coffey FRAGILE LOSS: LOST ON EVEREST.
Hankinson GEOFFREY WINTHROP YOUNG.
Cawthorne HELL OF A JOURNEY.
Venables/Fanshawe HIMALAYA ALPINE STYLE .
Tyndall HOURS OF EXERCISE.
Fleming KILLING DRAGONS.
Greig KINGDOMS OF EXEPERIENCE.
Fiennes MAD, BAD AND DANGEROUS TO KNOW.
Greig MEN ON ICE.
Perrin MIRRORS IN THE CLIFFS.
Greene MOMENTS OF BEING.
Baker MOOR, CRAGS & CAVES OF THE HIGH PEAK.
Hankinson MOUNTAIN MEN.
Tyndall MOUNTAINEERING IN 1861.
Murray MOUNTAINEERING IN SCOTLAND.
Engel MOUNTAINEERING IN THE ALPS
Macfarlane MOUNTAINS OF THE MIND.
Craig NATIVE STONES.
Unsworth NORTH FACE : The Second Conquest of the Alps.
Ashton RIDGES OF SNOWDONIA.
Gray ROPE BOY.
Moran SCOTTISH WINTER MOUNTAINS.
Simpson THE BECKONING SILENCE.
Burgess Brothers THE BURGESS BOOK OF LIES.
Tyndall THE GLACIERS OF THE ALPS.
Bailey THE RIDGES OF ENGLAND, WALES AND SCOTLAND.
Irving THE ROMANCE OF MOUNTAINEERING.
Smythe THE SPIRIT OF THE HILLS.
Hudson & Kennedy WHERE THERE'S A WILL THERE'S A WAY.
Tuckett A PIONEER IN THE HIGH ALPS.
Saunders ELUSIVE SUMMITS.
Scott HIMALAYAN CLIMBER.
Curran K2 THE STORY OF A SAVAGE MOUNTAIN.
MacFarlane MOUNTAINS OF THE MIND.
Greig SUMMIT FEVER.
Tilman THE ASCENT OF NANDA DEVI.
Fowler VERTICAL PLEASURE.
Newby A SHORT WALK IN THE HINDU KUSH.
Borthwick ALWAYS A LITTLE FURTHER.
Pritchard DEEP PLAY.
McLewin IN MONT VISO'S HORIZON.
Kirkus LET'S GO CLIMBING.
Fowler ON THIN ICE.
Tasker SAVAGE ARENA.
Astill MOUNT EVEREST : The Reconnaissance 1935.
Bowman THE ASCENT OF RUM DOODLE..


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