Karakoram

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Books

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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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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United Kingdom
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  • China to Chitral
  • In China to Chitral H.W. "Bill' Tilman completes one of his great post-war journeys. He travels from Central China, crossing Sinkiang, the Gobi and Takla Makan Deserts, before escaping to a crumbling British Empire with a crossing of the Karakoram to the new nation of Pakistan.In 1951 there still persisted a legend that a vast mountain, higher... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • China to Chitral
  • In China to Chitral H.W. "Bill' Tilman completes one of his great post-war journeys. He travels from Central China, crossing Sinkiang, the Gobi and Takla Makan Deserts, before escaping to a crumbling British Empire with a crossing of the Karakoram to the new nation of Pakistan.In 1951 there still persisted a legend that a vast mountain, higher... 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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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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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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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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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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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
  • 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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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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  • 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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Netherlands
  • Up One Side and Down the Other
  • Aconcagua - The highest mountain in the world outside the Himalayan and Karakoram ranges. This is the story of one typical expedition from a fairly average climber who was successful. It also serves as a typical description of what such expeditions are like for those aspiring to climb the seven summits or other high peaks with guided groups. Read more
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Belgium
  • Up One Side and Down the Other
  • Aconcagua - The highest mountain in the world outside the Himalayan and Karakoram ranges. This is the story of one typical expedition from a fairly average climber who was successful. It also serves as a typical description of what such expeditions are like for those aspiring to climb the seven summits or other high peaks with guided groups. 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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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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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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • K2
  • A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing K2, the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the bestselling authors of No Shortcuts to the Top.At 28,251 feet, the world's second-tallest mountain, K2 thrusts skyward out of the Karakoram Range of northern Pakistan. Climbers regard it as the ultimate achievement... Read more
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Belgium
  • K2
  • A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing K2, the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the bestselling authors of No Shortcuts to the Top.At 28,251 feet, the world's second-tallest mountain, K2 thrusts skyward out of the Karakoram Range of northern Pakistan. Climbers regard it as the ultimate achievement... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Hoger dan hoog. De beklimming van de 8047 meter hoge Broad Peak
  • De Karakoram is een van de hoogste bergketens ter wereld en maakt onderdeel uit van het Himalaya-gebergte. Een overweldigende bergreeks die ieder menselijk begrip te boven mag gaan, maar die toch telkens weer de mens uitdaagt.Jos Smeets, Paul Hoekstra, Pa uitje Lahaye, Francois Verhoeven en Nympha Stassen ondernamen een tocht naar de Broad... Read more
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Belgium
  • Hoger dan hoog. De beklimming van de 8047 meter hoge Broad Peak
  • De Karakoram is een van de hoogste bergketens ter wereld en maakt onderdeel uit van het Himalaya-gebergte. Een overweldigende bergreeks die ieder menselijk begrip te boven mag gaan, maar die toch telkens weer de mens uitdaagt.Jos Smeets, Paul Hoekstra, Pa uitje Lahaye, Francois Verhoeven en Nympha Stassen ondernamen een tocht naar de Broad... Read more
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  • Exploring the Himalayas
  • The water was icy cold and my feet were getting numb so I had to come out of the chilled water leaving my motorcycle stranded.She was still standing upright with the heavy loads without a stand The repetitive calling of the mighty Himalayas was irresistible to Mukul and he set out, away from his mundane living, answering the call, testing his... Read more
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Belgium
  • Exploring the Himalayas
  • The water was icy cold and my feet were getting numb so I had to come out of the chilled water leaving my motorcycle stranded.She was still standing upright with the heavy loads without a stand The repetitive calling of the mighty Himalayas was irresistible to Mukul and he set out, away from his mundane living, answering the call, testing his... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • DuMont Kunst-Reiseführer Seidenstraße
  • Seidenstraße - das ist für Viele ein Zauberwort, welches Bilder von Kamelkarawanen in endlosen Wüsten, schneebedeckten Gipfeln, Nomaden, bunten Basaren und untergegangen Kulturen heraufbeschwört. Die Bezeichnung ´´Seidenstraße´´, eine Wortschöpfung des deutschen Geografen Ferdinand Freiherr von Richthofen (1833-1905), ist allerdings ein wenig... Read more
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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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