Comeragh Mountains, Waterford

Club Library

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 P.R.O. at

Downloadable pdf version of list is here

Title Author
The Weather GuideA.G. Forsdyke
Essential - MadeiraAA Guide
A Guide to The Comeragh MountainsAdrian Bailey
The Dingle, Iveragh and Beara Peninsulas - A Walking GuideAdrian Hendroff
Mountaineering - From Hill Walking to Alpine ClimbingAlan Blackshaw
Mountaineering from Hill Walking to Alpine ClimbingAlan Blackshaw
Nothing Ventured - Disabled People Travel the WorldAlison Walsh
Disaster in the AirAndrew Brookes
Walking Guide to the Tour of Mont BlancAndrew Harper
Learning to Breathe - FromDdepths of the Pit to the Roof of the World - an Extraordinary OdysseyAndy Cave
Start CanoeingAnne Williams and Debbie Piercey
WildernessAnthony Smith
Between A Rock and A Hard Place Aron Ralston
Minus 140 Degrees (First Winter Ascent of Mt. Mckinley)Art Davidson
World ClimbingBased on Mountain Magazine
Facing Up - A Remarkable Journey to the Summit of Mount EverestBear Grylls
Left for Dead - My Journey Home from EverestBeck Weathers with Stephen G. Michaud
Modern Rope Techniques in MountaineeringBill March
Modern Snow & Ice TechniquesBill March
Safety on MountainsBMC
Knots BookletBMC
KTG Know the Game - Rock ClimbingBMC
How to SurviveBrian Hildreth
The Winters of the World - Earth under the Ice AgesBrian S. John
"Let's Go Climbing!"C.F. Kirkus
North Ice - The Story of the Brithish North Greenland ExpeditionC.J.W. Simpson
The Munro AlmanacCameron McNeish
The Munros - Scotland's Highest MountainsCameron McNeish
The Edge - One Hundred Years of Scottish MountaineeringCameron McNeish and Richard Else
EverestCharles Clarke
Everest The Hard WayChris Bonington
The Next HorizonChris Bonington
Quest for AdventureChris Bonington
Everest South West FaceChris Bonington
Annapurna South FaceChris Bonington
Quest for Adventure - Remarkable Feats of Exploration and Adventure 1950 - 2000Chris Bonnington
EverestChris Bonnington
Kongur - China's Elusive SummitChris Bonnington
I Chose to ClimbChris Bonnington
Everest: The Unclimbed RidgeChris Bonnington and Charles Clarke
Climbing in North AmericaChris Jones
Fifty Places to Hike before You dieChris Santella
Irish Wheel Guides - Dublin & North WicklowChristopher Moriarty
Walking in Ireland - 50 Walks Through the Heart and Soul of IrelandChristopher Somerville
Summits for All - The French Alps - 100 Easy Mountains for WalkersCordee
Ireland: PresencesDaniel Kaufman
High Exposure - An Enduring Passion for Everest and Other Unforgiving PlacesDavid 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 MangersDavid Herman
Mountain Weather for ClimbersDavid J. Unwin
Mountain Weather - A Practical Guide for Hillwalkers and Climbers in the British IslesDavid Pedgley
Regions of The Heart - The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison HargreavesDavid Rose and Ed Douglas
Seven SummitsDick Brass and Frank Wells with Rick Ridgeway
Eastern Alps- The Classic Routes on the Highest PeaksDieter Seibert
Walk! The Alpujarras with Charles DavisDiscovery Walking Guides
Portrait of a MountaineerDon Whillans
Bellamy's Ireland - The Wild BoglandsDr David Bellamy
Two Years in the AntarcticE.W. Kevin Walton
No Need to Die - Real Techniques of SurvivalEddie McGee
Ropework BookEdelrid
Nothing Venture, Nothing WinEdmund Hillary
From the Ocean to the SkyEdmund Hillary
Race Againts TimeEllen McArthur
Scott of the AntarcticElspeth Huxley
Mountain LeadershipEric Langmuir
Great Ascents - A Narrative History of MountaineeringEric Newby
No Picnic on Mount KenyaFelice Benuzzi
The Alternative Guide to British Rock ClimbingGill Fawcett
Total High - My Everest ChallengeGrania Willis
Nature and Landscape in County WexfordGuide No. 3
Call of the Wild - My Escape to AlaskaGuy Grieve
Walking in Andalucia - The Best Walks in Southern Spain's Natural Parks (A Santana Guide)Guy Hunter-Watts
Space Below My FeeetGwen Moffat
Hamish's Mountain WalkHamish Brown
Scottish Climbs - A Constable GuideHamish MacInnes
The White Spider - The Classic Account of the Ascent of the EigerHeinrich Harrer
Polar Dream - The Heroic Saga of the First Solo Journey by a Woman and Her Dog to the PoleHelen Thayer
Backpacking and Trekking in Peru and BoliviaHilary Brandt
Freedm to RoamHoward Hill
Highland Folk WaysI.F. Grant
South America Overland - From New York to Tierra del FuegoIan Finlay and Trish Sheppard
The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland - A Guide for Mountain WalkersIrvine Butterfield
Geology and Scenery in IrelandJ.B. Whittow
As Far As My Feet Will Carry MeJ.M. Bauer
Leisureguides - ClimbingJames Bunting
Snow Sense - A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche HazardJill A. Fredston and Doug Fesler
High Achiever - The Life and Climbs of Chris BoningtonJim Curran
Trango - The Nameless TowerJim Curran
Tramping in New ZealandJim DuFresne
Ghosts of Everest - The Only Authorised Story of the Search for Mallory & IrvineJochen Hemmleb, Larry A. Johnson and Eric R. Simonson
The Hard YearsJoe Brown
The Beckoning SilenceJoe Simpson
Dark Shadows FallingJoe Simpson
Tackle ClimbingJohn Disley
Tackle OrienteeringJohn Disley
The Ascent of EverestJohn Hunt
My Favourite Mountaineering StoriesJohn Hunt
Cucumber Sandwiches in the AndesJohn Ure
To The Ends of the Earth - Journeys of the Great ExplorersJon Balchin
Soldiers on EverestJon fleming and Fonald Faux
Into the WildJon Krakauer
Eiger Dreams - Ventures Among Men and MountainsJon Krakauer
Into Thin Air - A Personal Account of the Everest DisasterJon Krakauer
Walking Austria's Alps - Hut to HutJonathan Hurdle
Irish Mountaineering 1978Journal of the Irish Mountaineering Club
The RaceKaren Holt
Mountain AdventuresKarl Lukan
Nanga ParbatKarl M. Herrligkoffer
Hitch-Hikers Guide to EuropeKen Welsh
The Games Climbers Play - A Selection of 100 Mountaineering ArticlesKen Wilson
Classic Walks - Mountain and Morland Walks in Britain and IrelandKen Wilson and Richard Gilbert
The Big Walks - Challenging Mountain Walks and Scrambles in the British IslesKen Wilson and Richard Gilbert
Walks and Climbs In the PyreneesKev Reynolds
Climbing High - A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest TragedyLene Gammelgaard
Everest Calling - Ascent of the Dark side: The Mallory - Irvine RidgeLorna Siggins
The Complete Rock ClimberMalcolm Creasey
Shackleton's WayMargot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell
Great Polar AdventuresMarie Herbert
California Condensed (Pocket Guide)Marisa Gierlich
Extreme Alpinism - Climbing Light, Fast & HighMark F. Twight and James Martin
Alpine Climbing: Techniques to Take You HigherMark Houston and Kathy Cosley
Climbing Fit - The only fitness guide specifically designed for climbersMartyn Hurn and Pat Ingle
Annapurna - The Great Adventure of Our TimeMaurice Herzog
Annapurna - The First 8,000 Metre PeakMaurice Herzog
Rock Climbs in DonegalMCI
The Way-Marked Trails of IrelandMichael Fewer
Mountains Michael Johnstone
A Guide to Walks and Scrambles in the Julian Alps. Based on Kranjska GoraMike Newbury
The Avalanche HuntersMontgomery M. Atwater
The Last Wilderness - A Journey Across the Great Kalahari Desert Nicholas Luard
International Mountain Year 1980Nigel Gifford
The Complete Guide to Rope TechniquesNigel Shephers
Discover the Pembrokeshire CoastOfficial Guide of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority
The Mournes WalksPaddy Dillon
Collins Rambler's Guide - ConnemaraPaddy Dillon
A Journey to Adventure - Stories I never Thought I'd TellPat Falvey
Reach for the SkyPat Falvey with Dan Collins
The Summit - How Triumph Turned to TragedyPat Falvey and Pemba Gyalje Sherpa
On Top of the WorldPatricia Petzoldt
Irish Walks Guides - North WestPatrick Simms and Gerard Foley
West of Ireland - Walk GuidePatrick Simms and Tony Whilde
Around ScotlandPaul Goldfinch
Encyclopedia of MountaineeringPenguin Books
The Mountain Skills Training HandbookPete Hill and Stuart Johnston MIC)
Sacred SummitsPeter Boardman
Eiger DirectPeter Gillman & Dougal Haston
Backpacking Peter Lumley
Alive - The Story of the Andes SurvivorsPiers Paul Read
50 Best Routes on Skye and RaasayRalph Storer
Forerunners to Everest - The Story of the Two Swiss Expeditions of 1952Rene Dittert, Gabriel Chevalley, Raymond Lambert
The New Piccolo Bicycle BookRichard Ballantine
Irish Walks Guides - North EastRichard Rogers
The Way That I WentRobert Lloyd Praeger
Survival Sense for Pilots and PassengersRobert Stoffel and Patrick LaValla
The Spur Book of Cycle TouringRobin Adshead
Rother Walking Guide - Madeira - The Finest Valley and Mountain WalksRolf Goetz
Guide to WeatherRoss Reynolds
Upland BritainRoy Millward and Adrian Robinson
Canary Islands (Lonely Planet)Sally O'Brien and Sarah Andrews
Southwest of Ireland - Walk GuideSean O Suilleabhain
Keep Climbing - How I Beat Cancer and Reached the top of the WorldSean Swarner with Rusty Fischer
KashmirSir 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 manStephen Harper
Everest - The Summit of AchievementStephen Venables
Training for Rock ClimbingSteve Bollen
Hillwalking - The Official Handbook of the Mountain Leader and Walking Group Leader SchemesSteve Long
Fifty Classic Climbs of North AmericaSteve Roper and Allen Steck
Outdoor EducationT.M. Parker and K.I. Meldrum
The Spur Book of Cross Country SkiingTerry Brown and Rob Hunter
The Spur Book of Survival & RescueTerry Brown and Rob Hunter
Glen CoeThe National Trust for Scotland
Feeclimbing - A Complete Guide to Rock ClimbingThomas Strobl & Martin Zeller
Camps and Climbs in Arctic NorwayThomas Weir
Irish Walks Guides - WestTony Wilde
The Eiger SanctionTrevanian
Himalayan OdysseyTrevor Braham
The Scottish Peaks - A Constable Pictorial Guide for Walkers and ClimbersW A Poucher
Wales WalkingWales Tourist Board
The Mountain YearWalt Unsworth
Peaks, Passes and GlaciersWalt Unsworth
Classic Walks in the Lake DistrictWalt Unsworth
On the HeightsWalter Bonatti
Extreme Alpine Rock - The 100 Greatest Alpine Rock ClimbsWalter Pause and Jurgen Winkler
North PoleWally Herbert
Arabian SandsWilfred Thesiger
Mountains of the World - A Handbook for Climbers and HikersWilliam Bueler
ChechiaZdenek Thoma and Sona Thomova
Your Guide to Walks - Walking in the Kigdom of Down
Portrait of California
South Lakeland - Short Walks in Lakeland: Book 1Aileen and Brian Evans
North Lakeland - Short Walks in Lakeland: Book 2Aileen and Brian Evans
Western Crete - 45 Walks in Kissamos and SelinosAlan Hall
The Mountains of Andorra - Walks, Scrambles, Via Ferratas and TreksAlf robertson and Jane Meadowcroft
Mountain Adventures in The Maurienne (The Vanoise and Dauphine Alps)Andy Hodges
Walking in Sierra Nevads - Walks and Multi - Day TreksAndy Walmsley
Costa Blanca - Mountain Walks Volume 1: WestBob Stansfield
Costa Blanca - Mountain Walks Volume 2: EastBob Stansfield
Scrambles in the Lake District - Volume 1: Southern LakesBrian Evans
Scrambles in the Lake District - Volume 2: Northern LakesBrian Evans
Mountain Walking in AustriaCecil Davies
The High Tatras Slovakia and Poland Including the Western Tatras & White TatrasColin 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 WalksGillian Price
Walking in the Dolomites - 28 Multi-Day RoutesGillian Price
Via Ferratas of the Italian Dolomites: Vol 2 - Southern Dolomites, Brenta and Lake GardaGraham Fletcher and John Smith
Waliking in The Bavarian Alps - 85 Mountain Walks and TreksGrant Bourne and Sabine Korner-Bourne
Mont Blanc Walks: 50 of the Best Walks and 4 Short TreksHilary Sharp
Walking in Provence - 42 Walks in the Provencal RegionJanette Norton
Canyoning - Classic Canyons in Spain, France and Italy - a Selection of Scrambling, Aquatic and roped descentsJohn Bull
The Way of St James - A Cyclists' GuideJohn Higginson
Guide to Walks and Scrambles in the Julian Alps. Based on Kranjska GoraJohn Smith and Graham Fletcher
Walking in The Algarve - 40 Coastal and Mountain WalksJulie Statham
Walking in MallorcaJune Parker
The Julian Alps of Slovenia - Mountain Walks and Short TreksJusti Carey and Roy Clarke
Hiking and Biking in The Black Forest - 18 Walks and 5 Cycle Routes to ExploreKat Morgenstern
The Pyrenees - The High Purenees from the Cirque de Lescun to the Carlit MassifKev Reynolds
A Walker's Guide - Central SwitzerlandKev Reynolds
Walking in the AlpsKev Reynolds
The High Mountains of Crete - White Mountains and Lassithi RangesLoraine Wilson
Great Mountain Days in the Lake District - 50 Classic Routes Exploring the Lakeland FellsMark Richards
Walking in Sardinia - 50 Walks in Sardinia's MountainsPaddy Dillon
Canary Islands: 1 West - Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma and El HierroPaddy Dillon
Canary Islands: 2 East - Gran Canaria, Fuertaventura and LanzarotePaddy Dillon
Picos de Europa (Walks and Climbs)Robin Walker
The Mountains of Montenegro - A Walker's and Trekker's GuideRudolf Abraham
Walking in Croatia - Day and Multi-Day RoutesRudolf Abraham
Walking in Julian Alps Simon Brown
Scrambles in SnowdoniaSteve Ashton
Hillwalking in SnowdoniaSteve Ashton
The Ridges of SnowdoniaSteve Ashton
The Hillwalker's Guide to Mountaineering - Essentian skills for Britain's Classic RoutesTerry Adby and Stuart Johnston