2020 Climbing Books

By Fiction Addiction

By Fiction Addiction

Free Solo winning the Oscar and climbing being part of the Summer 2020 Olympics seem to be giving the sport more visibility and publishers are capitalizing on the trend with a bunch of climbing-related books publishing this spring.

How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion

Ashima Shiraishi and Yao Xiao

$17.99 $16.55

Picture book using rock climbing to illustrate a growth mindset by one of the young stars of the sport. On sale 4/7/20.

Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die: Rock Climbing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

Chris Santella

$24.99 $22.49

Climber "pornography". On sale 4/21/20.

Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Alexandra Stewart and Joe Todd-Stanton

$21.99 $19.79

Children ages 8-12. Just released.

The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life

Mark Synnott

$18.00 $16.56

Anyone not seen Free Solo? Paperback releases 3/10/20.

High Drama: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of American Competition Climbing

John Burgman

$19.95 $18.35

Paperback releases 3/3/20. Give caught up on the sport of competition climbing prior to the Olympics.

Mind Over Mountain: A Mental and Physical Climb to the Top

Robby Kojetin

$16.95 $15.59

Inspirational story of a climber who didn't give up. Paperback releases 5/1/20.

I Love the Mountains

Haily Meyers and Kevin Meyers

$16.99 $15.63

Share your passion with your little ones...

Rock Climbing

Nessa Black

$7.99 $7.35

For ages 4-6

To the Greatest Heights: Facing Danger, Finding Humility, and Climbing a Mountain of Truth

Vanessa O'Brien

$27.00 $24.30

She took up climbing after last recession and quickly began setting records, including fastest woman to climb the Seven Summits, 1st American (and oldest woman) to summit K2. A very interesting outsider's perspective on climbing.