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  1. Not Without Peril - NOBA medallion

    Not Without Peril, Tenth Anniversary Edition

    $18.95

    Among the most beautiful and deadly mountains in the world, Mount Washington has challenged adventurers for centuries with its severe weather. From the days when gentlefolk ascended in hoop skirts and wool suits to today's high-tech assaults on wintry summits, this book offers extensive and intimate profiles of people who found trouble on New Hampshire's Presidential Range, from the nineteenth century through the present day.

    Not Without Peril is a 2014 National Outdoor Book Award (NOBA) winner in the Outdoor Classic category, in recognition of its unusual and lasting significance in the outdoor field.

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  2. AMC White Mountain Guide Cover

    White Mountain Guide, 29th edition

    $24.95

    For over 100 years, hikers have relied on AMC's White Mountain Guide. The most trusted resource for the hiking trails of the magnificent White Mountains of New Hampshire and Maine, this new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised, with accurate descriptions of over 500 trails, topographic maps with trail segment mileage, trip planning and safety information, and a checklist of New England’s Four-Thousand Footers.

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    Set of all four White Mountains Trail Maps in waterproof Tyvek
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  3. Outdoor Digital Photography

    AMC Guide to Outdoor Digital Photography

    $19.95

    This comprehensive guide details fundamental techniques and concepts outdoor photographers need to know.

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  4. The Beckoning Silence

    The Beckoning Silence

    $21.95

    Since his epic battle for survival in the Andes—recounted in the best-seller Touching the Void—renowned mountaineer Joe Simpson has had several brushes with mortality; he has lost many friends and heroes to the mountains. Now he questions the pursuit to which he has devoted his entire life.

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  5. Forever on the Mountain

    Forever on the Mountain

    $17.95

    In 1967, seven young men, members of a twelve-man expedition led by twenty-four-year-old Joe Wilcox, were stranded at 20,000 feet on Alaska's Mount McKinley in a vicious Arctic storm. Ten days passed while the storm raged, yet no rescue was mounted. All seven perished in what remains the most tragic expedition in American climbing history.

    Revisitng the event in the tradition of Norman Maclean's Young Men and Fire, James M. Tabor uncovers elements of controversy, finger-pointing, and cover-up that make this disaster unlike any other.

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