Beautiful Books: Mountain Views

With these coffee table books, you don’t have to live in the Alps to have breathtaking views in your home.

 

Mountain: Portraits of High Places

Mountain

Mountaineer Sandy Hill curates a collection of photography and art that showcases some of the world’s most beautiful mountaintops shot by world-renown nature and landscape photographers.

 

American Ski Resort: Architecture, Style, Experience

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Looking for inspiration on how to transform your home into a cozy chalet? Architectural historian Margaret Supplee Smith documents the evolving design of ski resorts in North America from the 1930s to 1990.

 

Walter Niedermayr: The Aspen Series

The Aspen Series

There are few places on earth that match the grandeur of the Colorado Rockies, and photographer Walter Niedermayer beautifully captures the breathtaking landscape of the mountains in Aspen, Colo., with mountaintop and aerial photographs.

 

B 80: The Bogner Book

BBogner

One of the most fashion-forward brands in the world of ski wear, Bogner sets the standard for high fashion on the slopes. This volume documents the history of the brand and includes 224 pages of the evolution of ski style over the past 80 years.

 

Powder: The Greatest Ski Runs on the Planet

Powder

Some of the most sought-after slopes in the world are tucked away in remote destinations, unreachable for the common man. But Powder makes the mountainside accessible through photos of slopes in far-out ski spots around the world.

 

Alp: Alpine Landscape Pictures

Alp

See the splendor of the Alps, which span 750 miles across eight European countries, though the lens of German photographer Olaf Unverzart, who shoots from challenging locales to capture the peaks and the valleys of one of the most popular alpine tourist destinations in the world.

 

Ansel Adams in Yosemite Valley: Celebrating the Park at 150 

AnselAdams

One of the greatest landscape photographers to have ever lived, Ansel Adams was inspired to become a photographer at Yosemite in 1916 at the age of 14. This book showcases his love  of the national park though high-contrast black and white images of iconic park landmarks, including rock formations, waterfalls and Sequoias.

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