Mountain Adventures in the Various Countries of the World

John TIMBS (1801 - 1875)

Mountains have always been fascinating as places of special adventure. This book. first published in 1869, collects true stories of real-life adventurers climbing the world's most famous and most challenging mountains, without modern equipment to support them. Read here about the fate of these adventurers, their successes and failures, challenges and - Summary by Carolin

Genre(s): Travel & Geography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Mont Blanc Gail Timmerman Vaughan
00:20:00
Play 02 Mont Blanc Gail Timmerman Vaughan
00:26:31
Play 03 The Finsteraarhorn Deborah Balm
00:30:56
Play 04 The Peak of Morteratsch Deborah Balm
00:10:52
Play 05 The Jungfrau Deborah Balm
00:39:41
Play 06 The Galenstock Deborah Balm
00:19:35
Play 07 The Matterhorn BettyB
00:19:41
Play 08 The Pic du Midi of the Pyrenees BettyB
00:07:12
Play 09 The Breche de Roland Caprifolium
00:18:07
Play 10 Mont Perdu ToddHW
00:27:29
Play 11 North Cape Kathrine Engan
00:15:26
Play 12 The Brocken Availle
00:14:38
Play 13 Parnassus BettyB
00:14:24
Play 14 Mount Athos Leni
00:06:45
Play 15 Mount Elburz in the Caucasus Phil Schempf
00:09:16
Play 16 The Taurus Mountains of Cilicia BettyB
00:17:32
Play 17 Mount Lebanon Kristine Bekere
00:21:06
Play 18 Mount Ararat BettyB
00:12:14
Play 19 Mount Sinai BettyB
00:15:20
Play 20 Gungootree, the Sacred Source of the Ganges BettyB
00:14:45
Play 21 Adam's Peak, Ceylon BettyB
00:12:29
Play 22 Ascent of the Gunung-Talang, Sumatra BettyB
00:07:39
Play 23 Peter Botte, Mauritius Kristine Bekere
00:18:29
Play 24 The Peak of Teneriffe Phoebe Archbell
00:15:13
Play 25 Discovery of an Ancient Volcano TriciaG
00:12:54
Play 26 The Silla of Caracas TriciaG
00:14:54
Play 27 Chimborazo mparker
00:28:10
Play 28 Discovery of Peruvian Bark ToddHW
00:11:17
Play 29 Animal Life in Mountain Regions BettyB
00:12:18