Die Outdoorbücher des Jahres

Die Gewinner der BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK COMPETITION

Alle Jahre wieder kürt eine Jury des Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival die besten Outdoorbücher des Jahres. Die Bücher sind hauptsächlich aus dem Bereich Bergsport und stammen überwiegend aus dem englischen Sprachraum. 

And the winners are (orange gefärbt):

 

ADVENTURE TRAVEL

On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads
Tim Cope, Bloomsbury (USA, 2013)

Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins
Gavin Francis, Chatto & Windus (UK, 2012)

The Memory of Water
Allen Smutylo, Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Canada, 2013)

The Voyage of the Cormorant
Christian Beamish, Patagonia Books (USA, 2012)

MOUNTAIN FICTION AND POETRY

Nothing Gold Can Stay
Ron Rash, HarperCollins Publishers (USA, 2013)

Fire Watcher
Vivian Demuth, Guernica Editions (Canada, 2013)

Short Peaks
Jerry Auld, Imaginary Mountain Surveyors (Canada, 2013)

MOUNTAIN & WILDERNESS LITERATURE – NON-FICTION

Everest -The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain
Harriet Tuckey, Lyons Press (USA, 2013)

Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
David Roberts, W.W. Norton & Company (USA, 2013)

Echoes: One Climber’s Hard Road to Freedom
Nick Bullock, Vertebrate Publishing (UK, 2012)

Everest: High Expectations
Pat Morrow and Sharon Wood, Bungalo Books (Canada, 2012)

Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration
Jim Perrin, Hutchinson (UK, 2013)

Tibet Wild: A Naturalist’s Journeys on the Roof of the World
George Schaller, Island Press (USA, 2012)

MOUNTAIN IMAGE

Pamir: Forgotten Roof of the World
Matthieu and Mariele Paley, Editions de la Martinière (France, 2012)

Beyond the Element
Stephan Siegrist, Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH (Germany, 2013)

The Conquest of Everest
George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones, Thames & Hudson (UK, 2013)

MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY – JAMES MONROE THORINGTON AWARD

The Conquest of Everest
George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones, Thames & Hudson (UK, 2013)

GUIDEBOOKS

Patagonia Vertical
Rolando Garibotti and Dörte Pietron, Sidarta (Slovenia, 2012)

Morocco Rock
Emma Alsford and Paul Donnithorne, Crack Addicts Publishers (UK, 2012)

Rogers Pass Alpine Guide Centennial Edition – The Heart of the Selkirk Range
David Jones, High Col Press (Canada, 2012)

Ski Touring in Troms
Espen Nordahl, Fri Flyt AS (Norway, 2013)

SPECIAL JURY MENTION

Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
David Roberts, W.W. Norton & Company (USA, 2013)

Natürlich hat awesomatik auch eine eigene Abenteuerbuchliste. Dafür stehe ich mit meinem Namen.

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