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Craig Dubh Mountaineering

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Useful Literature

Here you will find a list of books and literature which I have either read and found worthwhile, or use on a regular basis to keep my skills up to date. Some are fictitious, other biographical whilst some are tuition-based and intended to help you to learn good techniques and skills. Clicking each title will take you to their respective Amazon.co.uk page.

Rock Climbing: Essential Skills & Techniques - Libby Peter

The Complete Guide to Climbing & Mountaineering - Pete Hill

Hillwalking - John Cousins

Winter Skills: Essential Walking & Climbing Techniques - Andy Cunninghame & Allen Fyffe

Hostile Habitats - Scotland's Mountain Environment: A Guide to Wildlife and the Landscape - Mark Wrightham & Nick Kempe

Scotland (World Mountain Ranges) - Chris Townsend

The White Spider - Heinrich Harrer

Psychovertical - Andy Kirkpatrick

Scotland's Mountain Ridges: Scrambling, Mountaineering and Climbing - Dan Bailey

Learning To Breathe - Andy Cave

The Beckoning Silence - Joe Simpson

Touching The Void - Joe Simpson

Climbing Everest: The Complete Writings of George Leigh Mallory - George Leigh Mallory & Peter Gillman

Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest - Wade Davis

Unjustifiable Risk?: The Story of British Climbing - Simon Thompson

Into Thin Air: A personal account of the Everest disaster -  Jon Krakauer

The Mammoth Book of Mountain Disasters: True Stories of Rescue from the Brink of Death - Hamish MacInnes

Scottish Winter Climbs (Scottish Mountaineering Club Guide) - Andy Nisbet, Rab Anderson & Simon Richardson

The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans - Jim Perrin

The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques - Nigel Shepherd

Winter Climbing+ (Rockfax Climbing Guide) - Neil Gresham & Ian Parnell

Climbing the Seven Summits: A Guide to Each Continent's Highest Peak - Mike Hamill

K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain - Ed Viesturs & David Roberts

Ice & Mixed Climbing: Modern Technique - Will Gadd

Chris Bonington Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks - Sir Chris Bonington

Everest the Hard Way - Lord Hunt & Sir Chris Bonington

Annapurna South Face - Chris Bonington

The Everest Years - Chris Bonington

The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation - Clint Willis

Next Horizon - Sir Chris Bonington

The Mountain Skills Training Handbook - Pete Hill & Stuart Johnson