Because it's there, because we're insane... Every climber has a unique reason to risk it all for adventure, and Chris Noble's Why We Climb compiles beautifully written essays from professional climbers that attempt to answer this deceptively difficult question. Full of inspiration, this book illustrates the soul of climbing through stunning imagery and words from the hearts of those who have dedicated their lives to the vertical world. Why We Climb is a book for everyone, whether you're curious why your friend or family member does their little dance up climbing walls, or you're a climber going through an existential crisis. 

  • Compilation of works written by notable professional climbers
  • Stunning imagery and essays illustrate the soul of climbing
  • Reviews
  • Q & A