WorldCat Identities

Bonington, Chris

Overview
Works: 131 works in 429 publications in 10 languages and 8,946 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  History  Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Director, Editor, Photographer
Classifications: GV199.92.S57, B
Publication Timeline
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Everest, the hard way by Chris Bonington( Book )

41 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bergsport, Himalaya
Quest for adventure : ultimate feats of modern exploration by Chris Bonington( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the feats of adventure and exploration that take people to the most remote and dangerous parts of the world, including the seas, mountains and polar regions
Annapurna South Face by Chris Bonington( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The climbers : a history of mountaineering by Chris Bonington( Book )

13 editions published in 1992 in English and French and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountaineering has always demanded a fine balancing act between the adrenalin thrust of calculated risk-taking & the basic instinct for survival. The mountaineers of the Victorial golden age which opened up the Alps were men like Whymper & Mummery who tested this balance constantly as they pushed themselves further & further, first in the Alps & later in the Himalaya
Everest, the unclimbed ridge by Chris Bonington( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kongur, China's elusive summit by Chris Bonington( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in French and English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China, Expedition, Geologie, Himalaya
Everest, south west face by Chris Bonington( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and Italian and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Touching the void by Joe Simpson( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CLIMBING & MOUNTAINEERING. "Touching the Void" is the heart-stopping account of Joe Simpson's terrifying adventure in the Peruvian Andes. He and his climbing partner, Simon, reached the summit of the remote Siula Grande in June 1995. A few days later, Simon staggered into Base Camp, exhausted and frost-bitten, with news that Joe was dead. What happened to Joe, and how the pair dealt with the psychological traumas that resulted when Simon was forced into the appalling decision to cut the rope, makes not only an epic of survival but a compelling testament of friendship
The ultimate challenge; the hardest way up the highest mountain in the world by Chris Bonington( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changabang( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I chose to climb by Chris Bonington( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great climbs : a celebration of world mountaineering by Chris Bonington( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Czech and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om udviklingen inden for bjergklatring og bjergbestigning. En lang række bjergbestigere skildrer deres personlige oplevelser af de højeste bjerge i verden
The Everest years : a climber's life by Chris Bonington( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountaineer : thirty years of climbing on the world's great peaks by Chris Bonington( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De beroemde Engelse alpinist schetst zijn leven als klimmer aan de hand van veel grote kleurenfoto's
Sea, ice and rock by Chris Bonington( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High stories of survival from Everest and K2 by David Roberts( Recording )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everest and K2--two of the most feared and respected peaks in the world. High offers a unique perspective on climbing these two peaks, from early exploration disasters, to the modern tragedies. With writing from Matt Dickinson, Chris Bonington, David Roberts and others, these stories remind us, in vivid written accounts, why Everest and K2 are among the worlds most dangerous places, yet why the world's best climbers can't stay away from them. High is an adventure audiobook at its most compelling
Quest for adventure : remarkable feats of exploration and adventure from 1950 to 1999 by Chris Bonington( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The next horizon; autobiography II by Chris Bonington( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroic climbs : a celebration of world mountaineering( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World mountaineering( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naslagwerk voor vijftig van de bekendste bergen van de wereld
 
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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.26 for The ultima ... to 0.85 for Everest om ...)

Alternative Names
Bonington, Christian.

Bonington, Christian 1934-

Bonington, Christian John Storey.

Bonington, Kris.

Chris Bonington alpinista britannico

Chris Bonington alpiniste britannique

Chris Bonington brytyjski alpinista

Christian Bonington

Christian John Storey Bonington britischer Bergsteiger

Storey Bonington, Christian John.

Крис Бонингтън

クリス・ボニントン

ボニントン, クリス

ボニントン, クリスチャン

Languages
English (242)

French (17)

Spanish (11)

German (8)

Italian (7)

Czech (6)

Polish (2)

Russian (1)

Catalan (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Quest for adventure : ultimate feats of modern explorationAnnapurna South FaceEverest, the unclimbed ridgeTouching the voidGreat climbs : a celebration of world mountaineeringThe Everest years : a climber's lifeMountaineer : thirty years of climbing on the world's great peaksSea, ice and rock