The Mountain Within

Alex Huber is one of the greatest rock climbers in the world and reading his life story is nothing short of inspiring. Detailing extreme speed ascents, mind-boggling ropeless climbs, and domination of the hardest routes in the world, The Mountain Within (Skyhorse Publishing, $27) follows Alex from his humble beginnings in Eastern Europe to his rise to rock stardom. If you want to know what it feels like be ropeless and thousands of feet in the air (without actually risking your life), this book is a must-read.