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Bonington, Chris

Works: 127 works in 467 publications in 10 languages and 8,554 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  History  Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Drama 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Director, Editor, Photographer, Other
Classifications: GV199.92.S57, B
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Everest, the hard way by Chris Bonington( Book )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through planning, teamwork and skill, the south-west face of Everest was finally conquered by this mountaineer
Quest for adventure by Chris Bonington( Book )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of men and women who have climbed Everest, sailed alone around the world, explored the Nile, the Arctic, and the Antarctic, and landed on the moon
Annapurna South Face by Chris Bonington( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 419 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 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un reportage bien structuré sur l'ascension de l'Everest réalisée par l'équipe britannique en 1975. Une excellente conjugaison du texte et de l'image. Mise en page variée. Photographies de qualité. Pour les 11-14 ans
Quest for adventure : ultimate feats of modern exploration by Chris Bonington( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 320 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
Kongur, China's elusive summit by Chris Bonington( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in French and English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and Italian and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Touching the void by Joe Simpson( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 227 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 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changabang( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I chose to climb by Chris Bonington( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here [Bonington] describes his climbing beginnings as a teenager as well as successful ascents all over the world: the first ascent of the Central Pillar of Frèney, the first British ascent of the North Face of the Eiger in 1962, Annapurna II in 1960 and in an unhappy expedition in 1961, Nuptse, the third peak of Everest. ..."--Back cover
The Everest years : a climber's life by Chris Bonington( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Czech and held by 110 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
High : stories of survival from Everest and K2 by David Roberts( Recording )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 106 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
Sea, ice and rock by Chris Bonington( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De beroemde Engelse alpinist schetst zijn leven als klimmer aan de hand van veel grote kleurenfoto's
World mountaineering( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authoritative guide to over 50 of the world's major mountains, from Khan Tengri in Ten Shan to Mount Vinson in Antarctica. The book includes detailed descriptions, main routes, overviews of modern climbing and the history of climbing on each mountain featured in a timeline
Heroic climbs : a celebration of world mountaineering( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National parks of Britain by Roland Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a detailed guide to all 14 of Britain's national parks. Each park is profiled with photography, a detailed map, and tips such as where the best viewpoints or castles are
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Audience level: 0.45 (from 0.22 for Quest for ... to 0.99 for I chose to ...)

Quest for adventure : ultimate feats of modern exploration
Alternative Names
Bonington, Christian.

Bonington, Christian 1934-

Bonington, Christian John Storey.

Bonington, Kris.

Chris Bonington alpinista britannico

Chris Bonington alpiniste britannique

Chris Bonington anglický horolezec

Chris Bonington Brits bergbeklimmer

Chris Bonington brytyjski alpinista

Christian Bonington

Christian John Storey Bonington britischer Bergsteiger

Storey Bonington, Christian John.

Бонингтон, Крис

Крис Бонингтън

보닝턴, 크리스 1934-


ボニントン, クリス

ボニントン, クリスチャン

English (267)

French (18)

Spanish (13)

German (10)

Italian (8)

Japanese (6)

Czech (5)

Polish (2)

Catalan (1)

Dutch (1)

Quest for adventureAnnapurna South FaceEverest, the unclimbed ridgeQuest for adventure : ultimate feats of modern explorationTouching the voidThe Everest years : a climber's lifeGreat climbs : a celebration of world mountaineeringHigh : stories of survival from Everest and K2