The following is a list of the books currently held in the Club Library. These books are available to any club member to borrow. If you wish to borrow any book please contact Brian Jacob at

Last updated September 2016

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Title  Author
The Weather Guide A.G. Forsdyke
Essential - Madeira AA Guide
A Guide to The Comeragh Mountains Adrian Bailey
The Dingle, Iveragh and Beara Peninsulas - A Walking Guide Adrian Hendroff
Mountaineering - From Hill Walking to Alpine Climbing Alan Blackshaw
Mountaineering from Hill Walking to Alpine Climbing Alan Blackshaw
Nothing Ventured - Disabled People Travel the World Alison Walsh 
Disaster in the Air Andrew Brookes
Walking Guide to the Tour of Mont Blanc Andrew Harper
Learning to Breathe - FromDdepths of the Pit to the Roof of the World - an Extraordinary Odyssey Andy Cave
Start Canoeing Anne Williams and Debbie Piercey
Wilderness Anthony Smith
Between A Rock and A Hard Place  Aron Ralston
Minus 140 Degrees (First Winter Ascent of Mt. Mckinley) Art Davidson
World Climbing Based on Mountain Magazine
Facing Up - A Remarkable Journey to the Summit of Mount Everest Bear Grylls
Left for Dead - My Journey Home from Everest Beck Weathers with Stephen G. Michaud
Modern Rope Techniques in Mountaineering Bill March
Modern Snow & Ice Techniques Bill March
Safety on Mountains BMC
Knots Booklet BMC
KTG Know the Game - Rock Climbing BMC
Crampons BMC
How to Survive Brian Hildreth
The Winters of the World - Earth under the Ice Ages Brian S. John
"Let's Go Climbing!" C.F. Kirkus
North Ice - The Story of the Brithish North Greenland Expedition C.J.W. Simpson
The Munro Almanac Cameron McNeish
The Munros - Scotland's Highest Mountains Cameron McNeish 
The Edge - One Hundred Years of Scottish Mountaineering Cameron McNeish and Richard Else
Everest Charles Clarke
Everest The Hard Way Chris Bonington
The Next Horizon Chris Bonington
Quest for Adventure Chris Bonington
Everest South West Face Chris Bonington
Annapurna South Face Chris Bonington
Quest for Adventure - Remarkable Feats of Exploration and Adventure 1950 - 2000 Chris Bonnington
Everest Chris Bonnington
Kongur - China's Elusive Summit Chris Bonnington
I Chose to Climb Chris Bonnington  
Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge Chris Bonnington and Charles Clarke
Climbing in North America Chris Jones
Fifty Places to Hike before You die Chris Santella
Irish Wheel Guides - Dublin & North Wicklow Christopher Moriarty
Walking in Ireland - 50 Walks Through the Heart and Soul of Ireland Christopher Somerville
Summits for All - The French Alps - 100 Easy Mountains for Walkers Cordee
Ireland: Presences Daniel Kaufman
High Exposure - An Enduring Passion for Everest and Other Unforgiving Places David Breashears
Trekking in East Africa - Walking Guide (Lonely Planet) David Else
Access to the Irish Countryside - A Sad Tale of Ostriches, Mice and Dogs in Mangers David Herman
Mountain Weather for Climbers David J. Unwin
Mountain Weather - A Practical Guide for Hillwalkers and Climbers in the British Isles David Pedgley
Regions of The Heart - The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves David Rose and Ed Douglas
Seven Summits Dick Brass and Frank Wells with Rick Ridgeway
Eastern Alps- The Classic Routes on the Highest Peaks Dieter Seibert
Walk! The Alpujarras with Charles Davis Discovery Walking Guides
Portrait of a Mountaineer Don Whillans
Bellamy's Ireland - The Wild Boglands Dr David Bellamy
Two Years in the Antarctic E.W. Kevin Walton
No Need to Die - Real Techniques of Survival Eddie McGee
Ropework Book Edelrid
Nothing Venture, Nothing Win Edmund Hillary
From the Ocean to the Sky Edmund Hillary
Race Againts Time Ellen McArthur
Scott of the Antarctic Elspeth Huxley
Mountain Leadership Eric Langmuir
Great Ascents - A Narrative History of Mountaineering Eric Newby
No Picnic on Mount Kenya Felice Benuzzi
The Alternative Guide to British Rock Climbing Gill Fawcett
Total High - My Everest Challenge Grania Willis
Nature and Landscape in County Wexford Guide No. 3
Call of the Wild - My Escape to Alaska Guy Grieve
Walking in Andalucia - The Best Walks in Southern Spain's Natural Parks (A Santana Guide) Guy Hunter-Watts
Space Below My Feeet Gwen Moffat
Hamish's Mountain Walk Hamish Brown
Scottish Climbs - A Constable Guide Hamish MacInnes
The White Spider - The Classic Account of the Ascent of the Eiger Heinrich Harrer
Polar Dream - The Heroic Saga of the First Solo Journey by a Woman and Her Dog to the Pole Helen Thayer
Backpacking and Trekking in Peru and Bolivia Hilary Brandt
Freedm to Roam Howard Hill
Highland Folk Ways I.F. Grant
South America Overland - From New York to Tierra del Fuego Ian Finlay and Trish Sheppard
The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland - A Guide for Mountain Walkers Irvine Butterfield
Geology and Scenery in Ireland J.B. Whittow
As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me J.M. Bauer
Leisureguides - Climbing James Bunting
Snow Sense - A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard Jill A. Fredston and Doug Fesler
High Achiever - The Life and Climbs of Chris Bonington Jim Curran
Trango - The Nameless Tower Jim Curran
Tramping in New Zealand Jim DuFresne
Ghosts of Everest - The Only Authorised Story of the Search for Mallory & Irvine Jochen Hemmleb, Larry A. Johnson and Eric R. Simonson
The Hard Years Joe Brown
The Beckoning Silence Joe Simpson
Dark Shadows Falling Joe Simpson
Tackle Climbing John Disley
Tackle Orienteering John Disley
The Ascent of Everest John Hunt
My Favourite Mountaineering Stories John Hunt
Cucumber Sandwiches in the Andes John Ure
To The Ends of the Earth - Journeys of the Great Explorers Jon Balchin
Soldiers on Everest Jon fleming and Fonald Faux
Into the Wild Jon Krakauer
Eiger Dreams - Ventures Among Men and Mountains Jon Krakauer
Into Thin Air - A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster Jon Krakauer
Walking Austria's Alps - Hut to Hut Jonathan Hurdle
Irish Mountaineering 1978 Journal of the Irish Mountaineering Club
The Race Karen Holt
Mountain Adventures Karl Lukan
Nanga Parbat Karl M. Herrligkoffer
Hitch-Hikers Guide to Europe Ken Welsh
The Games Climbers Play - A Selection of 100 Mountaineering Articles Ken Wilson
Classic Walks - Mountain and Morland Walks in Britain and Ireland Ken Wilson and Richard Gilbert
The Big Walks - Challenging Mountain Walks and Scrambles in the British Isles Ken Wilson and Richard Gilbert
Walks and Climbs In the Pyrenees Kev Reynolds
Climbing High - A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy Lene Gammelgaard
Everest Calling - Ascent of the Dark side: The Mallory - Irvine Ridge Lorna Siggins
The Complete Rock Climber Malcolm Creasey
Shackleton's Way Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell
Great Polar Adventures Marie Herbert
California Condensed (Pocket Guide) Marisa Gierlich
Extreme Alpinism - Climbing Light, Fast & High Mark F. Twight and James Martin
Alpine Climbing: Techniques to Take You Higher Mark Houston and Kathy Cosley
Climbing Fit - The only fitness guide specifically designed for climbers Martyn Hurn and Pat Ingle
Annapurna - The Great Adventure of Our Time Maurice Herzog
Annapurna - The First 8,000 Metre Peak Maurice Herzog
Rock Climbs in Donegal MCI
The Way-Marked Trails of Ireland Michael Fewer
Mountains   Michael Johnstone
A Guide to Walks and Scrambles in the Julian Alps. Based on Kranjska Gora Mike Newbury
The Avalanche Hunters Montgomery M. Atwater
The Last Wilderness - A Journey Across the Great Kalahari Desert  Nicholas Luard
International Mountain Year 1980 Nigel Gifford
The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques Nigel Shephers
Discover the Pembrokeshire Coast Official Guide of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority
The Mournes Walks Paddy Dillon
Collins Rambler's Guide - Connemara Paddy Dillon
A Journey to Adventure - Stories I never Thought I'd Tell Pat Falvey
Reach for the Sky Pat Falvey with Dan Collins
The Summit - How Triumph Turned to Tragedy Pat Falvey and Pemba Gyalje Sherpa
On Top of the World Patricia Petzoldt
Irish Walks Guides - North West Patrick Simms and Gerard Foley
West of Ireland - Walk Guide Patrick Simms and Tony Whilde
Around Scotland Paul Goldfinch
Encyclopedia of Mountaineering Penguin Books
The Mountain Skills Training Handbook Pete Hill and Stuart Johnston MIC)
Sacred Summits Peter Boardman
Eiger Direct Peter Gillman & Dougal Haston
Backpacking  Peter Lumley
Alive - The Story of the Andes Survivors Piers Paul Read
50 Best Routes on Skye and Raasay Ralph Storer
Forerunners to Everest - The Story of the Two Swiss Expeditions of 1952 Rene Dittert, Gabriel Chevalley, Raymond Lambert
The New Piccolo Bicycle Book Richard Ballantine
Irish Walks Guides - North East Richard Rogers
The Way That I Went Robert Lloyd Praeger
Survival Sense for Pilots and Passengers Robert Stoffel and Patrick LaValla
The Spur Book of Cycle Touring Robin Adshead
Rother Walking Guide - Madeira - The Finest Valley and Mountain Walks Rolf Goetz
Guide to Weather Ross Reynolds
Upland Britain Roy Millward and Adrian Robinson
Canary Islands (Lonely Planet) Sally O'Brien and Sarah Andrews
Southwest of Ireland - Walk Guide Sean O Suilleabhain
Keep Climbing - How I Beat Cancer and Reached the top of the World Sean Swarner with Rusty Fischer
Kashmir Sir Francis Younghusband
Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya (Walking Guide) (Lonely Planet) Stan Armington
Lady Killer Peak - The Story of one man, twelve women and a killer mountain told by the man Stephen Harper
Everest - The Summit of Achievement Stephen Venables
Training for Rock Climbing Steve Bollen
Hillwalking - The Official Handbook of the Mountain Leader and Walking Group Leader Schemes Steve Long
Fifty Classic Climbs of North America Steve Roper and Allen Steck
Outdoor Education T.M. Parker and K.I. Meldrum
The Spur Book of Cross Country Skiing Terry Brown and Rob Hunter
The Spur Book of Survival & Rescue Terry Brown and Rob Hunter
Glen Coe The National Trust for Scotland
Feeclimbing - A Complete Guide to Rock Climbing Thomas Strobl & Martin Zeller
Camps and Climbs in Arctic Norway Thomas Weir
Irish Walks Guides -  West Tony Wilde
The Eiger Sanction Trevanian
Himalayan Odyssey Trevor Braham
The Scottish Peaks - A Constable Pictorial Guide for Walkers and Climbers W A Poucher
Wales Walking Wales Tourist Board
The Mountain Year Walt Unsworth
Peaks, Passes and Glaciers Walt Unsworth
Classic Walks in the Lake District Walt Unsworth
On the Heights Walter Bonatti
Extreme Alpine Rock - The 100 Greatest Alpine Rock Climbs Walter Pause and Jurgen Winkler
North Pole Wally Herbert
Arabian Sands Wilfred Thesiger
Mountains of the World - A Handbook for Climbers and Hikers William Bueler
Chechia Zdenek Thoma and Sona Thomova
Your Guide to Walks - Walking in the Kigdom of Down
Portrait of California
South Lakeland - Short Walks in Lakeland: Book 1 Aileen and Brian Evans
North Lakeland - Short Walks in Lakeland: Book 2 Aileen and Brian Evans
Western Crete - 45 Walks in Kissamos and Selinos Alan Hall
The Mountains of Andorra - Walks, Scrambles, Via Ferratas and Treks Alf robertson and Jane Meadowcroft
Mountain Adventures in The Maurienne (The Vanoise and Dauphine Alps) Andy Hodges
Walking in Sierra Nevads - Walks and Multi - Day Treks Andy Walmsley
Costa Blanca - Mountain Walks Volume 1: West Bob Stansfield
Costa Blanca - Mountain Walks Volume 2: East Bob Stansfield
Scrambles in the Lake District - Volume 1: Southern Lakes Brian Evans
Scrambles in the Lake District - Volume 2: Northern Lakes Brian Evans
Mountain Walking in Austria Cecil Davies
The High Tatras Slovakia and Poland Including the Western Tatras & White Tatras Colin Saunders and renata Narozna
Walking in Tuscany (A Walking Guide) Gillian Price
Walking in Sicily (Short and Long Distance Walks) Gillian Price
Shorter Walks in the Dolomites - 40 Selected Walks Gillian Price
Walking in the Dolomites - 28 Multi-Day Routes Gillian Price
Via Ferratas of the Italian Dolomites: Vol 2 - Southern Dolomites, Brenta and Lake Garda Graham Fletcher and John Smith
Waliking in The Bavarian Alps - 85 Mountain Walks and Treks Grant Bourne and Sabine Korner-Bourne
Mont Blanc Walks: 50 of the Best Walks and 4 Short Treks Hilary Sharp
Walking in Provence - 42 Walks in the Provencal Region Janette Norton
Canyoning - Classic Canyons in Spain, France and Italy - a Selection of Scrambling, Aquatic and roped descents John Bull
The Way of St James - A Cyclists' Guide John Higginson
Guide to Walks and Scrambles in the Julian Alps. Based on Kranjska Gora John Smith and Graham Fletcher
Walking in The Algarve - 40 Coastal and Mountain Walks Julie Statham
Walking in Mallorca June Parker
The Julian Alps of Slovenia - Mountain Walks and Short Treks Justi Carey and Roy Clarke
Hiking and Biking in The Black Forest - 18 Walks and 5 Cycle Routes to Explore Kat Morgenstern
The Pyrenees - The High Purenees from the Cirque de Lescun to the Carlit Massif Kev Reynolds
A Walker's Guide - Central Switzerland Kev Reynolds
Walking in the Alps Kev Reynolds
The High Mountains of Crete - White Mountains and Lassithi Ranges Loraine Wilson
Great Mountain Days in the Lake District - 50 Classic Routes Exploring the Lakeland Fells Mark Richards
Walking in Sardinia - 50 Walks in Sardinia's Mountains Paddy Dillon
Canary Islands: 1 West - Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro Paddy Dillon
Canary Islands: 2 East - Gran Canaria, Fuertaventura and Lanzarote Paddy Dillon
Picos de Europa (Walks and Climbs) Robin Walker
The Mountains of Montenegro - A Walker's and Trekker's Guide Rudolf Abraham
Walking in Croatia - Day and Multi-Day Routes Rudolf Abraham
Walking in Julian Alps  Simon Brown
Scrambles in Snowdonia Steve Ashton
Hillwalking in Snowdonia Steve Ashton
The Ridges of Snowdonia Steve Ashton
The Hillwalker's Guide to Mountaineering - Essentian skills for Britain's Classic Routes Terry Adby and Stuart Johnston