Climbing Books

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Waterford Press
Falcon Guides
Morris Publishing
The Mountaineers Books
Gibbon
American Alpine Club
Desiderata Institute
SuperTopo
Patagonia
Liberty Mountain

Price

less than $25
$25 - $49.99
$50 and above

Recent Climbing Book Reviews

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an excellent resource for information related to general mountaineering, but also for a broad range of topics from basic backcountry equipment and navigation, to rock and ice climbing, and a number of other associated topics. The most significant aspect of this book that sets it apart from other mountaineering/climbing references is not necessarily the specific material within the book, but how that content comes into being. This book is a great resource for any experienced back country… Full review

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars The textbook for mountain climbing. This is the textbook for mountaineering. It not only covers the what or the how of a subject but the why giving you a more in-depth understanding. For example, you shouldn't wear cotton in cold weather because the shape of the fiber holds water and fills the air spaces greatly reducing insulation. This goes on for such diverse topics as digging a cat hole to go poo to using an ice ax to cross a glacier. If you can master the techniques in this book you can climb… Full review

Stackpole Books Rock Climbing and Bouldering Pennsylvania

rated 1 of 5 stars Terrible guide. I looked forward to this coming out for a long time. I was very dissapointed.   Anyone interested in climbing in Pennsylvania would be much better off going to one of the many websites that offers information. Full review

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the best ref book yet for the outdoors. It covers a broad range of skills - orienteering, rock climbing, gear, snow travel, etc. and one can learn a lot by reading it. I highly recommend this book if you want to spend time off the beaten path. Full review

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars I recommend this book for all novice or expert climbers and backpackers. Good solid information that will get you started the right way. Great for review also. Full review

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars This is one of the best all around guide books for anything you wish to know about mountains. Rock, ice, climb. It's easy to read, simple illustrations and really it's just cover everything and make a great book to start with if looking for any mountain activity. Been looking around for a book that will give me some good all around introduction and this book fit the bill. Full review

Top-Rated Climbing Books

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Waterford Press Knots
$8
Falcon Guides Knots for Climbers
$10
Morris Publishing Knots for Climbers - 3rd Edition
$10
The Mountaineers Books Accidents In North American Mountaineering 2009
$10 MSRP
Gibbon Modern Slacklining
$11
American Alpine Club Accidents in North American Mountaineering
$12
The Mountaineers Books Accidents In North American Mountaineering 2012
$13
 
The Mountaineers Books Crag Survival Handbook
$13
Falcon Guides Big Walls - How to Climb Series
$13 MSRP
Falcon Guides Building Your Own Climbing Wall
$14 - $18
 
Falcon Guides Advanced Rock Climbing
$15 MSRP
Falcon Guides How To Climb 5.12
$15 - $19
Falcon Guides Climbing Anchors
$25
 
Falcon Guides Glacier Mountaineering
$17 MSRP
Falcon Guides Learning to Climb Indoors
$20
Falcon Guides Flakes, Jugs, and Splitters
$18
The Mountaineers Books Canyoneering: Beginning to Advanced Techniques
$19
 
Desiderata Institute The Rock Warrior's Way - Mental Training for Climbers
$19
The Mountaineers Books Climbing: Training for Peak Performance
$19 MSRP
The Mountaineers Books Rock Climbing Anchors - A Comprehensive Guide
$20
Falcon Guides The Complete Guide To Rope Techniques
$20
The Mountaineers Books Gym Climbing - Maximizing Your Indoor Experience
$20
Desiderata Institute Espresso Lessons From The Rock Warrior's Way
$20
The Mountaineers Books Climbing Self-Rescue
$20 MSRP
 
Falcon Guides Crack Climbing
$20 MSRP
 
The Mountaineers Books Climbing: Expedition Planning
$20 MSRP
 
Falcon Guides Conditioning for Climbers - The Complete Exercise Guide
$20 MSRP
Falcon Guides Better Bouldering
$20 MSRP
Falcon Guides How To Rock Climb
$20 - $22
The Mountaineers Books Bouldering: Movement, Tactics, and Problem Solving
$22
Falcon Guides Rock Climbing Red Rocks
$22
The Mountaineers Books Big Wall Climbing: Elite Technique
$25
The Mountaineers Books Ice & Mixed Climbing: Modern Techniques
$25
Falcon Guides Training For Climbing
$25 MSRP
SuperTopo How to Big Wall Climb
$30
The Mountaineers Books Extreme Alpinism
$30 MSRP
 
Patagonia Beyond the Mountain
$30 MSRP
user rating: 5 of 5 (5)
The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
$30 - $39
The Mountaineers Books Fifty Favorite Climbs: The Ultimate North American Tick List
$35
Liberty Mountain Ice Climbing Pennsylvania
$35
The Mountaineers Books American Alpine Journal 2007
$35
American Alpine Club American Alpine Journal - 2005
$35
 
Patagonia Training for the New Alpinism
$35
Patagonia 100 Favorite North American Climbs
$80
 
user rating: 1 of 5 (1)
Stackpole Books Rock Climbing and Bouldering Pennsylvania
The Mountaineers Books American Alpine Journal 2014
Stackpole Books Knots & Ropes for Climbers
Trango The Rock Climber's Training Manual
 
Globe Pequot The Trad Climber's Bible
The Mountaineers Books Accidents In North American Mountaineering 2014

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