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Alpinist 2008 First Ascents Calendar
Alpinist 2008 First Ascents Calendar
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY 14” wide x 22” high when opened, 24 color images, 12 months; shrinkwrapped, new #23541 $19.95 $0.99
In this calendar:
  • Didier Berthod on Arctandra
  • Kate Rutherford on Moonlight Buttress
  • Alex Huber on La Rambla
  • Dean Potter on Honk Kong Phooey
  • Plus eight more stunning first ascents from around the world!
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Bradford Washburn Mountain Photography 2014 Calendar
Bradford Washburn Mountain Photography 2014 Calendar
2014 US 13" wide x 20" high when opened, 13 bw images, 12 months; new #26561 $16.95 $6.95
A terrific calendar featuring duotones of some of Washburn’s great images. Included here are Alaska, Grandes Jorasses, Miles Glacier, Mount Deception, Mount Huntington, Mount McKinley, Mount Washington, and more. Important firsts in mountaineering history are included and the images are suitable f[read more]

Noijinkangsang
Noijinkangsang
1997 China 20.5” x 29”, scale 1:50,000, color, double-sided, folded; new #27654 $9.95
A nicely detailed, color topo map showing Noijinkangsang (7206m), the highest peak of the Lhagoi Kangri range in Tibet. This was first climbed by the Chinese in 1986. English text on the back.[read more]

Mountaineering in China: [China]
[China] Mountaineering in China
1965 Foreign Languages Press Peking 1st, 8vo, [pp.91], 4 color & 134 bw photos, wraps w/ dj; dj w/ edge rubbing, vg #23443 $139.00
A nice, primarily photo, book which includes ascents of Minya Konka (1957), Shule Mountain (1958), Mustagh Ata (1959 – new women’s world altitude record), Everest (1960 - first ascent of North Ridge), Amne Machin (1960), Kongur (1961 – all-women, new women’s world altitude record), and Shisha Pangma[read more]

Chogolisa: The Japanese Chogolisa Expedition, 1958: [Japan]. Academic Alpine Club of Kyoto
signed[Japan]. Academic Alpine Club of Kyoto Chogolisa: The Japanese Chogolisa Expedition, 1958
1959 Asahi-Newspaper Tokyo 1st, 8vo, pp.88, 139, 7 color & 99 bw photos (1 fldg pan) + 21 bw portraits, 3 maps (2 fldg), green cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj w/ original glassine wrapper, rubbed, vertical crease line on back, very good, cloth fine #25389 $425.00
Account of the first ascent of Chogolisa (25,110’) which placed two members on the summit in 1958. Previous attempts had been made by the Duke of the Abruzzi, in 1909, and Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger, in 1957. Scarce. In Japanese, no English translation. Yak j89 (1st), j243 (2nd), jK167 (3rd[read more]

Story of the Ascent of Manaslu / Everest: From the First Attempt the Final Victory: [Japan]. Maki, Aritsune & Micheline Morin
New [Japan]. Maki, Aritsune & Micheline Morin Story of the Ascent of Manaslu / Everest: From the First Attempt the Final Victory
1963 Akane-shobô Tokyo 1st, 8vo, pp.240, photo frontis, 144 bw photos, 3 maps, dec eps, page ribbon, pictorial cloth; slipcase lightly rubbed, near fine, cloth near fine #27755 $45.00
A combination of Maki’s account of the first ascent of Manaslu in 1956, written for boys and girls, and Morin’s account of the first ascent of Everest in 1953. Interestingly, for the Manaslu section, this book has more photos than Maki’s adult narrative. Maki was the expedition leader. In Japanese,[read more]

Ascent of Manaslu in Photographs 1952-56: [Japan]. Yoda, Takayoshi
[Japan]. Yoda, Takayoshi Ascent of Manaslu in Photographs 1952-56
1956 Mainichi Tokyo 1st, 4to, pp.119, 9 color & 177 bw photos, 2 maps, tan cloth; slipcase edges/corners rubbed, vg, issued w/o dj, cloth tight, near fine #24644 $495.00
This is one of the most highly sought-after books regarding the first ascent of an 8000m peak. This large-format photo-book is meant to accompany the two books ‘Manaslu 1952-3’ and ‘Manaslu 1954-6’ which describe the Japanese reconnaissance and ultimate success on Manaslu. In Japanese with photo cap[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 13: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 13
Oct 2019 Ireland 8vo, pp.161, 15 color & 28 bw photos, 7 color & 4 bw illus, 1 plan, 1 table, 2 bw maps, wraps; new #27581 $35.00
This issue contains articles on William Speirs Bruce, the First Fram Expedition (1893-96), Raymond Priestley, Kathleen Shackleton, South Orkney Islands, the importance of yachts in Arctic/Antarctic exploration, the Times Literary Supplement, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still availabl[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 3: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 3
Oct 2009 Ireland 8vo, pp.139, 18 color & 11 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, wraps; new #25473 $35.00
This issue contains articles on Shackleton, Crean, Chile, medieval exploration of the North Atlantic, the Antarctic Treaty, Shackleton’s first public lectures, and book reviews. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Shisha Pangma: Eine Deutsche Tibetexpedition bezwingt den Letzten Achttausender [Shisha Pangma: A German Tibet Expedition Conquers the Last Eight-thousander]: Abelein, Manfred
Abelein, Manfred Shisha Pangma: Eine Deutsche Tibetexpedition bezwingt den Letzten Achttausender [Shisha Pangma: A German Tibet Expedition Conquers the Last Eight-thousander]
1980 Gustav Lübbe Verlag Bergisch Gladbach 1st, 4to, pp.216, photo frontis, 168 color & 52 bw photos, sketch, photo/map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #12137 $75.00
Abelein (1930-2008) was a German professor of law, politician, pilot, and mountaineer. He co-led, along with Günter Sturm, the 1980 German expedition to Shishapangma (8046m) which made the second ascent, via the first-ascent route up the northeast buttress. Other members included Manfred Sturm, Frit[read more]

In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge: Allan, Sandy
signedAllan, Sandy In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
2015 UK Ltd Numbered/Signed Ed 100, 8vo, pp.xiii, 185, 65 color & 6 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26941 $145.00
Limited, Signed, & Numbered Edition of 100 In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is[read more]

In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge: Allan, Sandy
signedAllan, Sandy In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
2015 UK trade ed, 8vo, pp.xiii, 185, 65 color & 6 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26944 $47.95
In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is the longest route to the summit of an 8,000-m[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.-[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
signedAllison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; signed, dj new, cloth w/ ‘New’ stamp on ffep, new #14326 $29.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $4.25
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Alpine Club (AC). Alpine Club Library Catalogue: Books and Periodicals
1982 Cordee London 1st, v1, 4to, pp.viii, 230, , softbound; new. #9370 $39.00
A complete listing of the thousands of holdings (books, guides, periodicals) of the Alpine Club Library as of March, 1979. The first such listing since 1899. Excellent reference. Neate b02.[read more]

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club: Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed
Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club
1860 Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts London 5th, 8vo, pp.xiii, 328 + 24 ads, fldg map frontis, 7 color fldg maps, 4 figs, appendices, original ½ red cloth w/ gilt vignette on cover, red calf spine w/ gilt lettering; cloth chipped top spine, bottom corners rubbed, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, vg #23648 $125.00
This is the first of a series of three very important works detailing outings by various members of the Alpine Club. This series contains a wealth of information on early ascents and led directly to the publication of the Alpine Journal. Neate calls this ‘one of the most famous titles in mountaineer[read more]

Alex Huber reenacting the first free ascent of Voie Petit: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alex Huber reenacting the first free ascent of Voie Petit
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY Poster size 24" x 18", color, thick paper stock; rolled, new #25122 $4.95 $3.96
Text states “Alpinist Alpinist.com Alex Huber reenacting the first free ascent of Voie Petit (8b/5.13c, 450m), Grand Capucin (3838m), Alps, France. Huber redpointed the climb in a push on July 17, 2004. The route is a contender for the hardest high-altitude free climb in Europe. Heinz Zak”. [read more]

Alpinist #14 Winter 2005-2006: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #14 Winter 2005-2006
2005 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps; very fine, like new #24165 $45.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Naoe Sakashita
  • First Ascent: Bonnie Prudden in the Gunks
  • Mountain Profile: Howser Towers by Topher Donahue, Jim McCarthy, Yvon Chouinard, Chris Jones, Jerry Gore & Cedar Wright
  • Angel’s Gold, Venezuela by John Arran
  • Free Solo[read more]

Alpinist #20 Summer 2007: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #20 Summer 2007
2007 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps; new, unread #24654 $18.99
In this issue:
  • Faces: Jonny Woodward
  • First Ascent: Ed Drummond on Gogarth’s Wen Zwan
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Huntington by Clay Wadman, Jean-Louis Bernezat, David Roberts, Jack Roberts, Jay Smith, & Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • Enlightenment by Keith Ladzinsk
  • [read more]

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