Resources

Resources

Outdoor Trip Planning Apps

AllTrails
iOS, Android
::: Over 50,000 trails in Canada and the US, GPS tracking, and images among others

Google Maps
::: Offline features and the Google Maps Treks

National Parks by Chimani
iOS, Android
::: A wealth of information on National Parks and other natural attractions under the US National Park Service

PeakFinder
::: An app for mountain lovers allowing users to learn more about mountains and landscapes in various locations

First Aid by American Red Cross
iOS, Android
::: Step-by-step first aid guides, safety tips, and other information on a wide array of emergency scenarios

ViewRanger
::: A hiking app that helps in planning, navigating, and recording hikes and other outdoor adventures

Weather Live
iOS, Android
::: Weather app that shows weather conditions including forecasts, temperature, wind speeds, and more in different parts of the world

Books

Conquistadors of the Useless: From the Alps to Annapurna by Lionel Terray

Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest by Wade Davis

Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills by The Mountaineers

My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-Metre Peaks by Jerzy Kukuczka

No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World’s 14 Highest Peaks by Ed Viesturs

Postcards from the Ledge: Collected Mountaineering Writings by Greg Child

The Climb by Anatoli Boukreev

The Mountains of My Life by Walter Bonatti

The White Spider by Heinrich Harrer

Thieves, Liars and Mountaineers: On the 8,000-metre Peak Circus in Pakistan’s Karakoram mountains by Mark Horrell

Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man’s Miraculous Survival by Joe Simpson