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 #: BK1317B-2673
LAST DAYS 1991-92 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED by John Roskelley
By Roskelley, John
Price: $69.00


Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

London or Pennsylvania, 1992 1st UK or 1991 1st US edition. 211 pp, illustrated with color photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine condition.

SIGNED by John Roskelley on the title page.


Leading American alpinist John Roskelley writes about his climbs in the Himalaya, Tawoche (1989) and Menlungtse (1990), and the people of Nepal and Tibet. Roskelley, one of mountain climbing's more prominent figures, describes two of his Himalayan climbs: Tawoche's East Face in Nepal (summited 1984) and Menlungste's Southeast Ridge in Tibet (attempted 1990).

In addition to detailing the climbs, Roskelley offers his climbing ethics: a quick alpine-style climb is preferable to porter-supported battering of the route by teams of climbers; depend on skill and experience; opt out when luck is given too big a part in the climb. His point of view is that of a family man approaching middle age, yet his language is that of latter-day climbers. Roskelley's son Jess, along with Austrian climbers David Lama and Hansjrg Auer, died in a climbing accident on Howse Peak, Canada in April 2019.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
LAST DAYS 1992 John Roskelley 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine [Not Signed]
By: Roskelley, John
Price $49.00 ~ Regular $70.00, You Save $21.00 (30%)
- Item # BK1317A-267
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CLIMBING ART MAGAZINE
By: THE CLIMBING ART MAGAZINE Pat Ament
Price $3.00
- Item # JR156-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
1968 ASCENT: THE SIERRA CLUB MOUNTAINEERING JOURNAL SIGNED by Steve Roper and Allen Steck and John Roskelley Fine
By: Roper, Steve and Allen Steck, Sierra Club
Price $225.00
- Item # JR1303D-907
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
REINHOLD MESSNER: ICH GEHE BIS AN DIE GRENZE [REINHOLD MESSNER: I GO TO THE LIMIT] 1991 1st ed Paperback New Multiple Copies Available SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Schutt, Hans-Dieter, Reinhold Messner
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $30.01 (60%)
- Item # BK638-74214
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NANDA DEVI: THE TRAGIC EXPEDITION 1987 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED by John Roskelley
By: Roskelley, John
Price $69.00 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $31.00 (31%)
- Item # OP189C-2673
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LAST STEP: THE AMERICAN ASCENT OF K2 Hardcover Chipped DJ Near Fine-Fine SIGNED by 4: Roskelley, Whittaker, Wickwire and Roberts 2 Copies Available
By: Ridgeway, Rick
Price $149.00 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $101.00 (40%)
- Item # OP438B-7532
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PLACE NAMES OF THE CANADIAN ALPS William Putnam, Glen Boles and Roger Laurilla 1991 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Putnam, William, George Boles and Roger Laurilla
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $31.01 (89%)
- Item # BK1221-83610
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
STORM AND SORROW IN THE HIGH PAMIRS Robert Craig 1980 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Bob Craig and John Roskelley 4 Copies Available
By: Craig, Robert
Price $75.00
- Item # OP78-2674
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TRAVELER'S COMPANION: A COLLECTION FROM HARPER'S MAGAZINE 1991 Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Harper's Magazine
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $11.96 (80%)
- Item # BK591-6115
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A FOR ANTARCTICA: FACTS AND STORIES FROM THE FROZEN SOUTH Meredith Hooper 1991 Paperback Very Good-Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Hooper, Meredith
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $27.01 (90%)
- Item # PL6008-2392
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
STORIES OFF THE WALL John Roskelley 1993 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Roskelley, John
Price $25.00
- Item # BK1319-4784
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NANDA DEVI: THE TRAGIC EXPEDITION 1987 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED by John Roskelley
By: Roskelley, John
Price $69.00 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $31.00 (31%)
- Item # OP189C-2673
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LAST DAYS 1992 John Roskelley 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine [Not Signed]
By: Roskelley, John
Price $49.00 ~ Regular $70.00, You Save $21.00 (30%)
- Item # BK1317A-267
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LAND DER NAMENLOSEN BERGE: ERSTE DURCHQUERUNG WESTNEPALS [COUNTRY OF NAMELESS MOUNTAINS: FIRST CROSSING OF WEST NEPAL] Herbert Tichy 1954 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Tichy, Herbert
Price $10.00 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.00 (67%)
- Item # OP3058-212
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PEOPLE WITHIN A LANDSCAPE: A COLLECTION OF IMAGES OF NEPAL Bert Willison and Shirley Bourke Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Willison, Bert and Shirley Bourke
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $30.01 (60%)
- Item # BK1719-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
OUTSIDE MAGAZINE May 1997 HAUNTED BY EVEREST: FOLLOW-UP TO ARTICLE THAT BECAME INTO THIN AIR by Jon Krakauer
By: Outside Magazine, Krakauer, Jon
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.01 (50%)
- Item # JR260C-693
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CLOCKTOWER Gordon McDonell 1951 1st ed DJ
By: McDonell, Gordon
Price $10.00
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GOING HIGH: THE STORY OF MAN AND ALTITUDE Charles Houston 1980 1st ed Paperback Fine SIGNED by Charles Houston
By: Houston, Charles
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $30.01 (60%)
- Item # OP685AB-677
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BOLDEST DREAM: THE STORY OF TWELVE WHO CLIMBED MOUNT EVEREST Rick Ridgeway 1979 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Gerry Roach
By: Ridgeway, Rick
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $45.01 (60%)
- Item # OP359C-288
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEN HIGHER THAN EVEREST: THE DRAMATIZED STORY OF THE FIRST FLIGHT OVER THE WORLD'S HIGHEST PEAK [Non-fiction] George Almond 2020 1st edition New Paperback
By: Almond, George
Price $14.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $5.01 (25%)
- Item # BK4158-907
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLDIERS AND SHERPAS: A TASTE FOR ADVENTURE Brummie Stokes 1988 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Stokes, Brummie
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $15.01 (43%)
- Item # OP378-784
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST THE WEST RIDGE Tom Hornbein 1st ed 1965 Large Format Dust Jacket Fine Signed by Thomas F. Hornbein and James Whittaker
By: Hornbein, Thomas F.
Price $195.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $155.00 (44%)
- Item # OP327C-308
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAINS OF THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: EXPLORING THE HIGH PEAKS OF CHINA AND TIBET 1983 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine FLAT SIGNED by Galen Rowell
By: Rowell, Galen
Price $69.00 ~ Regular $195.00, You Save $126.00 (65%)
- Item # OP1334A-942p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
偽物ブランド ブランドルイヴィトンコピー