Winner of the Best Book – Mountain Image award at the 2006 Banff Mountain Book Festival, World Climbing: Images from the Edge is an extraordinary photographic odyssey that is as inspirational as it is beautiful.
This extensive work by Simon Carter captures over 90 different climbers in action at 29 climbing areas from twelve countries. It covers climbing from its easiest to its hardest but above all its best. Rich colour, unlikely perspectives and dizzying heights combine to mesmerise the spectator and transport them into another realm.
This is an inspirational large format, hard cover coffee-table photo book. Introductions to each area gives interesting insights. It features over 230 spectacular colour images and an elegant modern design.
Published by Onsight Photography.
192-pages, 280 x 250mm.
In Australia the book is also available from selected outdoor shops.
In the USA it is distributed by Wilderness Press and can be purchased directly from their web site.