Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: BK1684D-9634
LOU WHITTAKER: MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAIN GUIDE Lou Whittaker 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 4 Copies Available SIGNED by Jim Whittaker
By Whittaker, Lou, and Andrea Gabbard
Price: $19.99

List Price: $75.00
You Save $55.01 (73%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
Seattle, 1994, 1st edition. 271 pp, color and 15 color photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine condition.

SIGNED by Jim Whittaker on the title page.

Features 15 color photos. Remarkable stories of climbs on K2, Kangchenjunga, and Denali. Features stories about Jim Wickwire, Pete Schoening, John Roskelley, Joe Kennedy, Jr., Peter Whittaker, and Willi Unsoeld.

Lou Whittaker has been one of America's most respected climbers for more than four decades. He began his illustrious mountaineering career as a teenager in the Pacific Northwest, climbing insatiably with his twin brother, Jim. He earned coveted spots on expeditions to formidable peaks in Alaska, the Himalaya, and the Karakoram, and went on to lead the expedition that made the first American ascent of the North Col on Everest in 1984.

To Northwesterners, Lou's name is synonymous with Mount Rainier, where he has guided thousands to its summit since his own first ascent of the mountain at age 19.

In Lou Whittaker: Memoirs of a Mountain Guide, Lou is at his storytelling best as he shares adventures and wisdom honed from the wild times of his youth to his more recent climbs with some of the country's best mountaineers. Tales of life as a young mountain rescuer, and later as mentor to others, are filled with his trademark humor, boundless energy, and compassion. He weaves his simple and practical philosophy through memories of climbing with Jim Wickwire, Pete Schoening, John Roskelley, Joe Kennedy, Jr., and a host of other celebrities and VIPs.

He recounts amazing episodes on Mount McKinley, K2, Everest, Kangchenjunga, and his beloved Mount Rainier. Evident and inspiring throughout are his love for climbing and for life-even amidst the loss of friends and promising young proteges.

When it comes down to dying, Lou says, "I want to know what it is like to have really lived."


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
LOU WHITTAKER: MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAIN GUIDE Whittaker and Gabbard 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Whittaker, Lou, and Andrea Gabbard
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # BK1684F-9633
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LOU WHITTAKER: MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAIN GUIDE Whittaker and Gabbard 1994 Paperback Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Whittaker, Lou and Andrea Gabbard
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $16.95, You Save $11.96 (71%)
- Item # OP1683-9632
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LOU WHITTAKER: MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAIN GUIDE 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available INSCRIBED by Lou Whittaker
By: Whittaker, Lou, and Andrea Gabbard
Price $25.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $50.00 (67%)
- Item # BK1684B-9632
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGHER PURPOSE: THE STORY OF THE FIRST DISABLED MAN TO CLIMB EVEREST Tom Whittaker 2001 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Availalable
By: Whittaker, Tom
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $27.95, You Save $22.96 (82%)
- Item # BK1679-9172
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A LIFE ON THE EDGE: MEMOIRS OF EVEREST AND BEYOND New Hardcover DJ INSCRIBED by Jim Whittaker
By: Whittaker, Jim
Price $40.00
- Item # BK1680B-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A LIFE ON THE EDGE: MEMOIRS OF EVEREST AND BEYOND 1999 New Hardcover DJ 4 Copies Available SIGNED by Jim Whittaker and Jim Wickwire
By: Whittaker, Jim
Price $59.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $15.01 (20%)
- Item # BK1680C-9174
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A LIFE ON THE EDGE: MEMOIRS OF EVEREST AND BEYOND 1999 1st ed New Hardcover DJ SIGNED by Jim Whittaker 2 Copies Available
By: Whittaker, Jim
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $50.01 (50%)
- Item # BK1680-9172
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LIFE ON THE EDGE: MEMOIRS OF EVEREST AND BEYOND 2013 Edition 100 More Photos New Hardcover DJ SIGNED by Jim Whittaker
By: Whittaker, Jim with a new foreword by Ed Viesturs and a new afterword by the author
Price $39.95 ~ Regular $49.95, You Save $10.00 (20%)
- Item # BK1680D-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A LIFE ON THE EDGE: MEMOIRS OF EVEREST AND BEYOND Jim Whittaker 1999 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Whittaker, Jim
Price $14.99 ~ Regular $26.95, You Save $11.96 (44%)
- Item # BK1680E-420
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST DIARY: BASED ON THE PERSONAL DIARY OF LUTE JERSTAD 1966 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Jim Whittaker and Tom Hornbein
By: McCallum, John and Lute Jerstad
Price $99.99 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $150.01 (60%)
- Item # BK344C-4252
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LOU WHITTAKER: MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAIN GUIDE Whittaker and Gabbard 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Whittaker, Lou, and Andrea Gabbard
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # BK1684F-9633
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LOU WHITTAKER: MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAIN GUIDE 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available INSCRIBED by Lou Whittaker
By: Whittaker, Lou, and Andrea Gabbard
Price $25.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $50.00 (67%)
- Item # BK1684B-9632
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EXPEDITIONS TO NOWHERE Paddy Sherman 1981 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Sherman, Paddy
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $89.96 (90%)
- Item # OP808-288
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAINEERING WOMEN: STORIES BY EARLY CLIMBERS David Mazel 1994 New paperback Multiple Copies Available
By: Mazel, David.
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $10.96 (73%)
- Item # BK968-6377
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE SOUTHERN LAND, KNOWN Gabriel de Foigny 1993 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available
By: de Foigny, Gabriel. Translated and edited by David Fausett
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $26.01 (87%)
- Item # PL76-3263
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DIE ALPEN: SPIELPLATZ EUROPAS [THE ALPS: PLAYGROUND OF EUROPE] Toni Hiebeler 1976 Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hiebeler, Toni
Price $99.00
- Item # OP5409-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CORONATION EVEREST Jan Morris 2000 New Paperback Multiple Copies Available
By: Morris, Jan
Price $0.89 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $14.06 (94%)
- Item # BK1071-48025
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBING AND WALKING IN SOUTH EAST ENGLAND Edward C. Pyatt 1970 1st ed Ex Lib Hardcover DJ Very Good
By: Pyatt, Edward
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $17.01 (85%)
- Item # OP1660-560
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WATER PEOPLE Joe Simpson 1992 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine [Not Signed]
By: Simpson, Joe
Price $7.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $67.01 (89%)
- Item # BK1444B-614
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MY LIFE: EIGER NORTH FACE, GRAND JORASSES AND OTHER ADVENTURES Anderl Heckmair 2002 1st ed Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by Heinrich Harrer
By: Heckmair, Anderl, Foreword by Reinhold Messner
Price $139.00
- Item # BK1847-308
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
AVANT PREMIERES A L'EVEREST [FORERUNNERS TO EVEREST: THE STORY OF THE TWO SWISS EXPEDITIONS OF 1952] Gabriel Chevalley, Dittert, Lambert 1953 1st ed Softover Near Fine
By: Chevalley, Gabriel, Rene Dittert and Raymond Lambert
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # OP37B-178
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE MEEK MOUNTAINEER: A CLIMBER'S ARMCHAIR COMPANION 1974 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Frederick Jacobson
By: Jacobson, Frederick L.
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $20.01 (80%)
- Item # OP1834A-612
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart