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No Regrets, No Apologies: Doctor or Mountain Climber?: Sinclair, Michael C., MD.
Sinclair, Michael C., MD. No Regrets, No Apologies: Doctor or Mountain Climber?
2019 US 8vo, pp.xii, 275, 49 bw photos, wraps; new #27520 $24.95
An improbable memoir of a man who was a heart surgeon, a mountain climber, and a doctor who worked for humanitarian organizations. The narrative takes the reader through a kaleidoscope of scenes--a troubled childhood in a small California town, cardiac surgery gone awry, a group of mountaineers trap[read more]

Ueli Steck: My Life in Climbing: Steck, Ueli
Steck, Ueli Ueli Steck: My Life in Climbing
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.217, wraps; new #27361 $21.95
A climber of incredible strength, Ueli Steck set climbing records for speed and endurance that no one had previously thought possible. This deeply personal and revealing memoir, is the only one of his books to be published in English. In 2016, Ueli established a new speed record on the Eiger’s N[read more]

8000+: Aufbruch in die Todeszone [8000+: Dawn of the Dead Zone]: Steck, Ueli & Karin Steinbach
Steck, Ueli & Karin Steinbach 8000+: Aufbruch in die Todeszone [8000+: Dawn of the Dead Zone]
2012 Germany 2nd, 8vo, pp.254, 44 color photos, page ribbon, map eps, light blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27485 $24.95
Steck (1976-2017), the Swiss Machine, was an outstanding Swiss mountaineer known for his bold ascents in the Alps and Himalaya. He won a number of awards over the course of his career – Eiger Award (2008), Piolet d’Or (2009, 2014), Kari Unterkircher Award (2010), and National Geographic Adventurer o[read more]

Wild Country: The Man who made Friends: Vallance, Mark
Vallance, Mark Wild Country: The Man who made Friends
2016 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 227, 57 color & 24 bw photos, 4 sketches, wraps w/ French flaps; new #27105 $29.95
In early 1978, an extraordinary new invention for rock climbers was featured on the BBC television science show Tomorrow’s World. It was called the ‘Friend’, and it not only made the sport safer, it helped push the limits of the possible. The company that made them was called Wild Country, the brain[read more]

Dhaulagiri: Vitry, Christian
Vitry, Christian Dhaulagiri
2010 Argentina 1st, 8vo, pp.249, 103 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; new #26167 $39.95
In 2008, Vitry and his small, four-person, Argentinian team intended to climb Shishapangma but were prevented from doing so by the Chinese. They then turned their sights on Dhaulagiri. The summit was in reach, with all four in a two-man tent, when Vitry and one other headed up while two headed dow[read more]

High Mountain Peaks in China: Newly Opened to Foreigners: Zhanchun, Shi, et al
Zhanchun, Shi, et al High Mountain Peaks in China: Newly Opened to Foreigners
1981 People's Sport Pub House China/Japan 1st, 8vo, pp.151 + 45, 77 color photos, map eps, wraps; near fine w/ original promotional wrapper #13412 $49.00 $24.00
Primarily the exploits of the Chinese Mountaineering Association on Everest, Shishapangma, Kongur, Muztagh Ata, Mt. Gongga, Mt. Anyemaqen, and Mt. Bogda. With 45 pages in English and English photo captions. Neate C41, SB C17, Yak j424. To see all of our Sale Items,
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