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Herman, Gail

Summary: Recounts the journey made by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norkey to the peak of Mount Everest, the highest location on Earth, highlighting how they used teamwork to make it to the top.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.54 HER

Summary: Sir Edmund Hillary was a bee-keeper, mountaineer, war veteran, explorer, philanthropist, husband, father, and the first person to ever reach the summit of Mount Everest. From his childhood in South Auckland, New Zealand, to the plane crash that killed his wife and daughter, the intriguing drama portrays the life, loves, and losses of one of the most famous explorers of all time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIR

Powter, Geoff

Summary: This collection of original and previously published pieces includes provocative editorial and opinion work about the state of adventure, personal tales from a life of exploration and risk-taking, some touches of humour, and award-winning profiles of some of Canada's mountaineering greats. Stories include conversations with and profiles of alpine personalities such as Barry Blanchard, Sonnie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RMB Rocky Mountain Books Ltd 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 POW

Synnott, Hampton

Summary: Recounts Alex Honnold's unprecedented solo climb of Yosemite's El Capitan, describing the feat along with the other climbing expeditions that populated his amateur and professional experiences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HON

Howkins, Heidi.

Summary: The tales of a single mother who has climbed K2, just a little lower than Everest, but "steeper, tougher, and deadlier."--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adventure Press/National Geographic 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 HAW

Novak, Brenda

Summary: When her ex revenge-posted a sex tape online, up-and-coming TV anchor Emery Bliss lost her job on top of her self-esteem. Seeking solace-- and anonymity--in Silver Springs, Emery is thrown into contact with Dallas Turner. Being home for the holidays and his adoptive mother's wedding isn't where mountain climber Dallas feels most comfortable. Thanks to his troubled childhood, he would rather be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NOV

Summary: An inspirational and emotional journey following one young mountaineer and activist's historic quest to complete the Seven Summits, and to inspire an international community to help suffering "blood brothers and sisters" around the globe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BOM

Caesar, Ed

Summary: "In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their sights on conquering Mount Everest, a little-known World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson conceives his own crazy, beautiful plan: he will fly a plane from England to Everest, crash-land on its lower slopes, then become the first person to reach its summit--all utterly alone. Wilson doesn't know how to climb. He barely knows how to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2020

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Roberts, David

Summary: A celebrated mountaineer and authorsearches for meaning in great adventuresand explorations, past and present. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBERTS, DAVID ROB

Synnott, Mark

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Veteran climber Mark Synnott never planned on climbing Mount Everest, but a hundred-year mystery lured him into an expedition--and an awesome history of passionate adventure, chilling tragedy, and human aspiration unfolded"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

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Summary: Three renowned climbers navigate nature's harshest elements and their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MER

Dean, Patrick

Summary: "In 1913, four men made a months-long journey by dog sled to the base of the tallest mountain in North America. Several groups had already tried but failed to reach the top of a mountain whose size--occupying 120 square miles of the earth's surface --and position as the Earth's northernmost peak of more than 6,000 meters elevation make it one of the world's deadliest mountains. Although its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 DEA

Mavrikis, Peter

Summary: The amount of oxygen available at the highest place on Earth is just under 7 percent. Explorers risk their lives and test their lungs traveling to these great heights atop mountains. Who are these adventurers and why do they do it?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509 MAV

O'Brien, Vanessa

Summary: "A memoir by Vanessa O'Brien, record-breaking American-British explorer, takes you on an unexpected journey to the top of the world's highest mountains"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emily Bestler Books/Atria 2021

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Summary: "Hailed as one of the most prolific and influential climbers of all time, Fred Beckey has become a cult hero in the outdoor world. Eschewing fame, sponsors and family life so his only obligation would be the next summit, this rebel athlete conquered more unclimbed peaks than anyone in history during his 80-year career, staying myopically focused on the mountains until age 94...."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DIR

Barber, Terry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HILLARY, EDMUND BAR

Hill, Lynn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 HIL

Jordan, Jennifer

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 JOR

Pettrey, Dani.

Summary: "After Kayden McKenna discovers the body of a fellow climber, she and Jake Westin team up to investigate the death--provoking threats on her entire family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Summary: Follow adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Footage captures the amazing and beautiful mountain ranges and coastline along the west coast of North America, from California to deep Patagonia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ONE

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: George Mallory was an intelligent student who attended Cambridge and served in World War I. He was an individual that wanted to accomplish great tasks that would ensure him a place in history. At age 37, he decided to climb Mt. Everest and was last seen 400 feet from the top. In 1999, his body was discovered, and the question of whether he made it to the top remains a mystery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ARC

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Britain's George Mallory and his attempt to scale Mt. Everest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ARC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Arc

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Archer 2009

Bonington, Chris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1989

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 796.522 BON

Ellsworth, Scott

Summary: "While tension steadily rose between European powers in the 1930s, a different kind of battle was raging across the Himalayas. Contingents from Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the United States had set up rival camps at the base of the mountains, all hoping to become recognized as the fastest, strongest, and bravest climbers in the world. Carried on across nearly the entire sweep of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: : Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 ELL

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