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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

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

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 NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC BOM

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

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

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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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ARC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Arc

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

Hemmleb, Jochen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mountaineers Books 1999

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

Leonard, Brendan.

Summary: An honest, uplifting memoir of overcoming addiction, and finding direction, through climbing When Brendan Leonard finished substance abuse treatment at age 23, he was lost. He knew what not to do- not drink alcohol and not get arrested again. But no one had told him what it was that he could do. He quickly realized that he had to reinvent himself, to find something other than alcohol and its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mountaineers Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEONARD, BRENDAN LEO

Messner, Reinhold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2001

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

Rideout, Tanis.

Summary: A tale inspired by the life and mysterious fate of George Mallory traces the experiences of his wife, Ruth, who in 1924 maintains a hopeful vigil in war-ravaged England during Mallory's fateful third expedition to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amy Einhorn Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RID

Summary: Follows a climbing expedition up Mount Everest, including a double-amputee and an asthmatic as climbers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EVE

Summary: Thirty-two of the world's finest mountaineers offer essays on the art of mountain climbing, covering topics ranging from Himalayan adventures and the ethics of adventuring to ice and rock climbing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic, in assocation with the Bariff Center or Mountain Culture 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 796.54 VOI

Blum, Arlene

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLUM, ARLENE BLU

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