Karakoram

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Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Trekking in Tajikistan
  • Guidebook to trekking in Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Contains 21 treks exploring 5 different mountain areas, including the Northern Ranges, Pamir Mountains and Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor. Also includes a handful of shorter day hikes. With advice on trekking, backpacking equipment, permits and visas, and transport. Read more
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  • Stanfords, United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
2018
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Across the Roof of the World
  • Wilfred Skrede was nineteen in 1941 when the Nazis occupied his homeland of Norway. Determined to reach a training camp of the free Norwegian Air Force located in Toronto, Canada, the daring young man set off across Russia, Siberia, China, Turkestan and India before finally reaching his destination in far away North America, more than one year... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Across the Roof of the World
  • Wilfred Skrede was nineteen in 1941 when the Nazis occupied his homeland of Norway. Determined to reach a training camp of the free Norwegian Air Force located in Toronto, Canada, the daring young man set off across Russia, Siberia, China, Turkestan and India before finally reaching his destination in far away North America, more than one year... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • In Pakistan
  • Despite warnings of incipient danger, the author and his reluctant wife journeyed to Pakistan to see what had happened to the country that had fascinated him since first reading Kipling in grammar school and that he had come to love through many visits. They were warmly welcomed by old friends and introduced to others who told them of... Read more
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Belgium
  • In Pakistan
  • Despite warnings of incipient danger, the author and his reluctant wife journeyed to Pakistan to see what had happened to the country that had fascinated him since first reading Kipling in grammar school and that he had come to love through many visits. They were warmly welcomed by old friends and introduced to others who told them of... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Maraini
  • Maraini: Acts of Photography, Acts of Low is an extraordinary selection of the photography of Fosco Maraini in a beautifully printed, multilanguage, oversized hardcover edition. Maraini's career as an ethnologist, photographer, filmmaker, mountaineer, writer and professor spans a period of more than 60 years. Perhaps best known for his work on... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Maraini
  • Maraini: Acts of Photography, Acts of Low is an extraordinary selection of the photography of Fosco Maraini in a beautifully printed, multilanguage, oversized hardcover edition. Maraini's career as an ethnologist, photographer, filmmaker, mountaineer, writer and professor spans a period of more than 60 years. Perhaps best known for his work on... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Beyond the Mountain
  • Reinhold Messner calls Steve House the best high-altitude climber in the world today, an honour he declines. 'Being called the 'best , says Steve, 'makes me very uncomfortable. My intention is to be as good as I can be. Mountaineering is too complex to be squeezed into a competition. It is simply not something that lends itself to comparison.... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Belgium
  • Beyond the Mountain
  • Reinhold Messner calls Steve House the best high-altitude climber in the world today, an honour he declines. 'Being called the 'best , says Steve, 'makes me very uncomfortable. My intention is to be as good as I can be. Mountaineering is too complex to be squeezed into a competition. It is simply not something that lends itself to comparison.... Read more
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Netherlands
  • PASSIE VOOR EEN BERG
  • In 1967 beklom Robert Eckhardt aan het touw van een gids z'n eerste berg; 25 jaar later doet hij in zijn eerste boek 'Passie voor een berg' verslag van zijn bergtochten.Het boek begint met de passie van een klimmer: jarenlang dromen van een berg en hem dan beklimmen, genieten van het graniet in Bergell, de uitdaging van verticale... Read more
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Belgium
  • PASSIE VOOR EEN BERG
  • In 1967 beklom Robert Eckhardt aan het touw van een gids z'n eerste berg; 25 jaar later doet hij in zijn eerste boek 'Passie voor een berg' verslag van zijn bergtochten.Het boek begint met de passie van een klimmer: jarenlang dromen van een berg en hem dan beklimmen, genieten van het graniet in Bergell, de uitdaging van verticale... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Uberleben auf Allen Kontinenten [Surviving on All Continents]
  • These tales range from the author's first mountain hike as a young man in his native Austria and his increasingly extreme climbs in the Alps to expeditions and adventures on all continents, where survival was sometimes only a matter of luck.One chapter describes his first expedition to the Karakoram, in 1961, another the third ascent of the... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Uberleben auf Allen Kontinenten [Surviving on All Continents]
  • These tales range from the author's first mountain hike as a young man in his native Austria and his increasingly extreme climbs in the Alps to expeditions and adventures on all continents, where survival was sometimes only a matter of luck.One chapter describes his first expedition to the Karakoram, in 1961, another the third ascent of the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Tales of the Silk Road
  • Tales of the Silk Road describes one of the author's several journeys between Europe and the Orient. The trip sought routes taken by Marco Polo, Alexander the Great, and Papal emissaries. Beginning in Venice, as did Polo, the path led mostly overland through Anatolia and Central Asia and China before proceeding to Islamabad via the Karakoram... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Tales of the Silk Road
  • Tales of the Silk Road describes one of the author's several journeys between Europe and the Orient. The trip sought routes taken by Marco Polo, Alexander the Great, and Papal emissaries. Beginning in Venice, as did Polo, the path led mostly overland through Anatolia and Central Asia and China before proceeding to Islamabad via the Karakoram... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • 8000 metres
  • In this book, renowned British mountaineer Alan Hinkes relates his experiences of climbing all 14 of the peaks over 8000m: the world's highest mountains. Alongside stunning photography, he describes his expeditions - many as Alpine-style ascents - capturing the beauty, harshness and danger of these mountains. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
  • 8000 metres
  • In this book, renowned mountaineer Alan Hinkes relates his experiences of climbing the highest mountains known to man; the success and failures, the expeditions and partners; the beauty, harshness and danger of Earth's loftiest environs. The first British climber to reach all 14 of the world's peaks over 8000m, and the 15th person ever to do... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2013
  • 8000 metres
  • In this book, renowned mountaineer Alan Hinkes relates his experiences of climbing the highest mountains known to man; the success and failures, the expeditions and partners; the beauty, harshness and danger of Earth's loftiest environs. The first British climber to reach all 14 of the world's peaks over 8000m, and the 15th person ever to do... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Sheila's Guide to Ladakh
  • Have you ever heard of Ladakh or know where it is located? Even India locals will answer, “No,” when asked that question. Ladakh is situated in Northern India; a land of monasteries or "gompas" (as they are called here), surreal landscape, surrounded by the Zanskar range in the South, Ladakh range in the North and great Karakoram range in the... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Sheila's Guide to Ladakh
  • Have you ever heard of Ladakh or know where it is located? Even India locals will answer, “No,” when asked that question. Ladakh is situated in Northern India; a land of monasteries or "gompas" (as they are called here), surreal landscape, surrounded by the Zanskar range in the South, Ladakh range in the North and great Karakoram range in the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • On the Trail of Genghis Khan
  • The relationship between man and horse on the Eurasian steppe gave rise to a succession of rich nomadic cultures. Among them were the Mongols of the thirteenth century - a small tribe, which, under the charismatic leadership of Genghis Khan, created the largest contiguous land empire in history. Inspired by the extraordinary life nomads still... Read more
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Belgium
  • On the Trail of Genghis Khan
  • The relationship between man and horse on the Eurasian steppe gave rise to a succession of rich nomadic cultures. Among them were the Mongols of the thirteenth century - a small tribe, which, under the charismatic leadership of Genghis Khan, created the largest contiguous land empire in history. Inspired by the extraordinary life nomads still... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • And There I Was Volume III
  • It was 1994 and the third of nine journeys in the "And There I Was" series - Pakistan, China. An audacious undertaking, the author's route took him north through the heart of Pakistan to the North West Frontier and the Northern Areas, lands inhabited by fierce tribal clans who through the centuries had repelled the world's greatest armies. Once... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • And There I Was Volume III
  • It was 1994 and the third of nine journeys in the "And There I Was" series - Pakistan, China. An audacious undertaking, the author's route took him north through the heart of Pakistan to the North West Frontier and the Northern Areas, lands inhabited by fierce tribal clans who through the centuries had repelled the world's greatest armies. Once... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Tajikistan - Loosening the Knot
  • The narrative is of travels through Tajikistan, the poorest country economically in Central Asia. As the Soviet Union disintegrated, the economy collapsed, the people suffered extreme privation and large elements of the country reverted to what became known as a "yak economy".Shortly after the declaration of independence in 1991, the country... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Tajikistan - Loosening the Knot
  • The narrative is of travels through Tajikistan, the poorest country economically in Central Asia. As the Soviet Union disintegrated, the economy collapsed, the people suffered extreme privation and large elements of the country reverted to what became known as a "yak economy".Shortly after the declaration of independence in 1991, the country... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Ladakh
  • Over the course of five years, photographer David Vaala embedded himself in Ladakh, a mountainous corner of Northwestern India, to capture Little Tibet: its landscapes, culture, and people. More than 150 full-color, large-format images focus on the rare cham dances, masked dance-dramas, which are a unique aspect of Tibetan Buddhism. Using a... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Ladakh
  • Over the course of five years, photographer David Vaala embedded himself in Ladakh, a mountainous corner of Northwestern India, to capture Little Tibet: its landscapes, culture, and people. More than 150 full-color, large-format images focus on the rare cham dances, masked dance-dramas, which are a unique aspect of Tibetan Buddhism. Using a... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The Alpine Journal 2016
  • The Alpine Journal is the oldest mountaineering periodical in the world, created as a record of mountain exploration and culture, and its 153rd publication celebrates some of the outstanding ascents of 2015. Two of Britain's best younger alpinists, Will Sim and Ben Silvestre, describe hard first ascents in Alaska, while a third, Andy Houseman,... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • The Alpine Journal 2016
  • The Alpine Journal is the oldest mountaineering periodical in the world, created as a record of mountain exploration and culture, and its 153rd publication celebrates some of the outstanding ascents of 2015. Two of Britain's best younger alpinists, Will Sim and Ben Silvestre, describe hard first ascents in Alaska, while a third, Andy Houseman,... Read more
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Maps

De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Karakoram | TerraQuest
  • De kracht zit hem in het feit dat deze kaart in delen is geplastificeerd en daardoor ook - ondanks de plastic laag - makkelijk in delen is te vouwen. Deze kaart is gericht op de trekkings in het gebied die nauwkeurig staan ingetekend, zo ook de mogelijke campsites onderweg. Terraquest say 'TerraQuest maps are designed and developed primarily... Read more
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