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O’Dowd, Cathy & Ian Woodall Everest: Free to Decide
1997 South Africa 8vo, pp.301, 49 color photos, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; new. #11300 $27.95
Ian Woodall led the first South African Everest expedition in the spring of 1996. Criticized for his handling of the expedition, Woodall and fellow climber Cathy O’Dowd recount the hardship, joy and tragedy of the expedition. Despite what were viewed as long odds they did manage to summit, along w[read more]

The Way That We Climbed: A History of Irish Hillwalking, Climbing and Mountaineering: O’Leary, Paddy
signedO’Leary, Paddy The Way That We Climbed: A History of Irish Hillwalking, Climbing and Mountaineering
2015 Ireland 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 324, 13 color & 99 bw photos, photo eps, wraps; signed, new #26907 $29.95
Hillwalking is one of Ireland’s most popular leisure activities today. Rock climbing has developed to a level of technical excellence with crags in almost every county and numerous indoor climbing walls. Irish mountaineers have completed winter ascents in the Alps, scaled the highest Himalayan peaks[read more]

Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers: O'Connell, Nicholas
signedO'Connell, Nicholas Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.300, 31 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Chris Bonington, Peter Croft, Kurt Diemberger, Lynn Hill, Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth w/ some pencil underlining, fine. #9986 $85.00
A well done series of 17 in-depth interviews with such climbers as Cassin, Diemberger, Bonatti, Scott, Kurtyka, Droyer, Güllich, Destivelle, Hill, Croft, Cesen, and others.[read more]

Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers: O'Connell, Nicholas
signedO'Connell, Nicholas Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.300, 31 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Reinhold Messner, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27129 $59.00
A well done series of 17 in-depth interviews with such climbers as Messner, Cassin, Diemberger, Bonatti, Robbins, Scott, Kurtyka, Droyer, Güllich, Lowe, Destivelle, Hill, Croft, Cesen, and others.[read more]

Adrenalin, Bullshit und Chemotherapie: Oelz, Oswald
Oelz, Oswald Adrenalin, Bullshit und Chemotherapie
2007 Echtzeit Basel 1st, 8vo, pp.164, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #27138 $35.00
In dictionary format, Oelz covers a variety of topics from A to Z. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Mit Eispickel und Stethoskop [With Ice Axe and Stethoscope]: Oelz, Oswald
signedOelz, Oswald Mit Eispickel und Stethoskop [With Ice Axe and Stethoscope]
1999 Germany 3rd, 8vo, pp.272, photo frontis, 16 color & 168 bw photos, map, page ribbon, blue cloth; signed photo tipped-in, dj & cloth new #19081 $49.00
Oelz has had an extensive mountaineering career. In addition to climbing the Seven Summits, with both Cartenz Pyramid and Kosciuszko, he has participated in numerous Himalayan expeditions to Manaslu, Makalu, Annapurna, Shisha Pangma, and Cho Oyu. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Mit Eispickel und Stethoskop [With Ice Axe and Stethoscope]: Oelz, Oswald
signedOelz, Oswald Mit Eispickel und Stethoskop [With Ice Axe and Stethoscope]
2000 Germany 4th, 8vo, pp.272, photo frontis, 16 color & 168 bw photos, map, page ribbon, blue cloth; signed photo tipped- in, dj & cloth new #24072 $45.00
Oelz has had an extensive mountaineering career. In addition to climbing the Seven Summits, with both Cartenz Pyramid and Kosciuszko, he has participated in numerous Himalayan expeditions to Manaslu, Makalu, Annapurna, Shisha Pangma, and Cho Oyu. In German, no English translation.[read more]

The Climb Up To Hell: Olsen, Jack
Olsen, Jack The Climb Up To Hell
1962 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.212, 26 bw photos, black cloth; cloth vg #13645 $7.00 $5.95
Story of the Longhi/Corti & Nothdurft/Mayer tragedy on the Eiger's North Face in 1957. Neate O11. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Climber’s Guide to the Olympic Mountains: Olympic Mountain Rescue
Olympic Mountain Rescue Climber’s Guide to the Olympic Mountains
1988 Mountaineers Seattle 3rd, small 8vo, pp.260, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, 23 sketches, 20 maps, wraps; bookplate Ex Libris Pete Schoening, fine #26325 $12.00
Sketches by Dee Molenaar. From the collection of American mountaineer Pete Schoening with his circular bookplate.[read more]

Orlando, Massimo & Franco Laffi K2: La Montagna degli Italiani [K2: The Mountain of the Italians]
1988 Mursia Milan 2nd, 8vo, pp.240, photo frontis, 153 color (2 fldg) & 60 bw photos, 15 sketches, 6 maps, illus eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24252 $115.00
A profusely illustrated history of ascents of K2, principally Italian. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Guide to the Colorado Mountains: Ormes, Robert M., ed.
Ormes, Robert M., ed. Guide to the Colorado Mountains
1955 Sage Denver 3rd, 16mo, pp.256, map frontis, 6 color & 38 bw photos, 38 maps, red cloth; dj worn, good, cloth w/ name, vg #9987 $9.00 $5.00
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Guide to the Colorado Mountains: Ormes, Robert M., ed.
Ormes, Robert M., ed. Guide to the Colorado Mountains
1972 Sage Denver 6th, 16mo, pp.xiii, 300, 34 bw photos, 36 maps, appendix, illus black cloth; cloth w/ ink mark to ffep, vg #27321 $5.00 $2.50
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Ortenburger, Leigh A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range
1956 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 159, illus frontis, 25 bw photos, sketches, maps, brown cloth; dj miss spine, cover & front flap separate, good, cloth fine. #9988 $29.00
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American Alpine Club LibraryOrtenburger, Leigh A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range
1965 Sierra Club SF rev, 8vo, pp.xiii, 336, illus frontis, 35 bw photos, sketches, brown cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #14377 $25.00 $22.50
This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library, click here.[read more]

A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range: Ortenburger, Leigh
Ortenburger, Leigh A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range
1962 Sierra Club SF 2nd, 8vo, pp.ix, 159, illus frontis, 25 bw photos, sketches, 3 maps, illus eps, brown cloth; dj w/ light rubbing, unclipped, vg+, cloth fine #24931 $19.00
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American Alpine Club LibraryOrtenburger, Leigh A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range
1956 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 159, illus frontis, 25 bw photos, sketches, 3 maps, brown cloth; dj w. small chip top spine, some browning back, near fine, cloth fin #24929 $49.00 $44.10
This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library, click here.[read more]

Leigh Ortenburger in the Thin, Cold Air: Ortenburger, Leigh
Ortenburger, Leigh Leigh Ortenburger in the Thin, Cold Air
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.19, 15 bw photos, large fldg bw panorama, wraps; new #25415 $24.95
This is a very nicely printed companion publication to an exhibit at Stanford University Libraries which focused on Ortenburger's black-and-white photographs of the Cordillera Blanca range in Peru. In addition to photos reproduced in tritone, this includes tributes by Carolyn Ortenburger, Steve Rop[read more]

Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering: Ortner, Sherry B.
Ortner, Sherry B. Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering
1999 US 4th, 8vo, pp.367, 30 bw photos, 1 fig, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17501 $26.95 $19.00
Through gripping accounts of expeditions over the decades, Ortner offers a compelling and probing look at the relationship between Sherpa guides of Everest and the climbers, or sahibs, who depend on them. Recommended for those wanting to get beyond the normal expedition account. To see all of ou[read more]

Guide to the Ruwenzori: The Mountains of the Moon: Osmaston, H. A. & D. Pasteur
Osmaston, H. A. & D. Pasteur Guide to the Ruwenzori: The Mountains of the Moon
1972 Mountain Club of Uganda Kampala 1st, small 8vo, pp.200, photo frontis, 16 bw photos, 15 figs, 9 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; cloth w/ name/address, vg #25743 $49.00
The original comprehensive guide to the Rwenzori (Ruwenzori) mountains of Uganda.[read more]

Rocky Butte Quarry: A Climbers Guide to Urban Rock (Oregon): Pajunas, Mike & Bob McGown
signedPajunas, Mike & Bob McGown Rocky Butte Quarry: A Climbers Guide to Urban Rock (Oregon)
1989 Pvt Prt 2nd, 8vo, pp.65, 4 bw photos, 18 topos, 20 illus, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed by McGown, fine #27229 $15.00
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