The Ski Mountaineer’s Library

Below you’ll find a selection of books that Frank and Brittany at 14erskiers have in our own personal library. All the books we have listed we have read, and liked. We hope you will like them too! Our selection of books is mostly related to mountaineering, skiing, travel, and adventure. However, some novels below show our other diverse interests. For most of these books, we have provided links to our reviews. If you plan to buy one of these books, please help us out at by purchasing through the links on our site. Thanks!

Books for Reading

We think you’ll have fun reading these books.

Three Cups of Tea


The Edge of Never


Swimming to Antarctica


Doc Susie


Transcendent Summits

Review coming soon!

Roof of the Rockies

Review coming soon!

The Magnificent Mountain Women

Review coming soon!

The Great Influenza


Wild Snow

Touching the Void

Storms of Silence

Into Thin Air

A Lady’s Life in the Rockies

Tomboy Bride

Ways to the Sky

Breaking Trail


Two Planks and a Passion


Halfway to Heaven


Books as Resources

We like to use these books as resources for mountaineering, skiing, and snow safety.

Dawson’s Guide to Colorado’s Fourteeners, Vol. 1: The Northern Peaks

Dawson’s Guide to Colorado’s Fourteeners, Vol. 2: The Southern Peaks

Colorado’s Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs

Freedom of the Hills

Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain

Snow Sense

Backcountry Skiing Berthoud Pass

The Avalanche Handbook

Teton Skiing


Colorado’s Thirteeners