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 #: BK172-866
SEA, ICE AND ROCK: SAILING AND CLIMBING ABOVE THE ARCTIC CIRCLE 1993 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By Bonington, Chris and Robin Knox-Johnston
Price: $40.00

List Price: $45.00
You Save $5.00 (11%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
New York, 1993, 1st US edition. 143 pp, color and b/w photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine. 

SIGNED by Chris Bonington.

Climbing and sailing in Greenland. A renowned mountaineer learns to sail and a world-famous sailor learns to climb in this splendid collaboration by the two British adventurers. Meeting on a TV show, climber Bonington (The Everest Years ) agreed to sailor Knox-Johnston's suggestion that they share their skills.

Following the course of famous sailing mountaineer H. W. Tilman, they set out from England in Knox-Johnston's ketch Suhaili for Greenland's east coast. A brutal 40-mile trek inland took them to their next goal, the Cathedral, an unscaled 7800-foot peak. After nearly 25 hours of climbing, the pair gave up; Bonington and another companion stayed for a futile second attempt that led to a hair-raising descent.

Back on Suhaili, the party encountered adverse winds off Iceland that delayed them for more than a week. In this engaging account of camaraderie and of a grand escapade, Bonington seems to have taken to sailing better than Knox-Johnston to climbing. 


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
QUEST FOR ADVENTURE 1981 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $15.01 (43%)
- Item # OP102A-8013p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CHRIS BONINGTON, MOUNTAINEER: THIRTY YEARS OF CLIMBING THE WORLD'S GREAT PEAKS 1989 1st UK ed Large Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $85.00 ~ Regular $95.00, You Save $10.00 (11%)
- Item # OP217A-866
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HARD ROCK: GREAT BRITISH ROCK CLIMBS Ken Wilson 1992 3rd ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Wilson, Ken
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # OP1726-959
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $40.00 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $10.00 (20%)
- Item # OP452E-866
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST THE UNCLIMBED RIDGE 1983 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris and Charles Clarke
Price $65.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $10.00 (13%)
- Item # OP16A-866
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE NEXT HORIZON: AUTOBIOGRAPHY II 1973 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $45.00 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $5.00 (10%)
- Item # OP283-8663
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE 1971 1st US ed or 1972 UK reprint Hardcover DJ Near Fine Multiple Copies Available SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # OP452C-6779
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
QUEST FOR ADVENTURE Chris Bonington 1982 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $7.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $27.01 (77%)
- Item # OP102B-801p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE Chris Bonington 1971 1st US DJ Near Fine 3 Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $65.01 (87%)
- Item # OP452A-6773
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
I CHOSE TO CLIMB 1977 6th UK prtg Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $49.00
- Item # OP436D-866
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


NEPAL WHERE THE GODS ARE YOUNG Pratapaditya Pal 1975 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Pal, Pratapaditya
Price $29.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $70.95 (71%)
- Item # OP6834-871p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIMALAYAS Nigel Nicolson and Time Life Books 1979 5th prtg Hardcover Fine
By: Nicolson, Nigel and Time Life Books
Price $14.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $10.01 (40%)
- Item # OP1110-784
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WILLIAM HODGES 1744 - 1797 THE ART OF EXPLORATION Geoff Quilley 2004 1st ed Tall Hardcover New
By: Quilley, Geoff and John Bonehill
Price $35.00
- Item # OP4326-576p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
IN SYMPHONY AUSTERE Richard Frere 1989 New Paperback 2 Copies Available
By: Frere, Richard
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # BK496-6352
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF COLORADO MOUNTAIN ASCENTS, 1863-1976 Joe Kramarsic 1979 1st ed Tall Paperback Fine 2 copies available
By: Kramarsic, Joe
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $49.95, You Save $29.96 (60%)
- Item # OP826-308
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LAND OF TEMPEST: TRAVELS IN PATAGONIA 1958-1962 Eric Shipton 1963 1st US ed 2nd printing Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Shipton, Eric
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $65.00, You Save $35.01 (54%)
- Item # OP1762B-718
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PATAGONIA CATALOG 1993 FALL/WINTER
By: Patagonia
Price $25.00
- Item # OP2199II-539
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE EIGER OBSESSION: FACING THE MOUNTAIN THAT KILLED MY FATHER 2007 1st ed Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by John Harlin III and Chris Bonington
By: Harlin, John III
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $35.01 (47%)
- Item # BK2369-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH EXPOSURE: A LIFELONG PASSION FOR EVEREST AND UNFORGIVING PLACES 1999 1st ed DJ Fine SIGNED by 4: David Breashears, Jon Krakauer, Ed Viesturs, Pete Athans
By: Breashears, David, Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Price $199.99
- Item # BK634B-865
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE BREACH: KILIMANJARO AND THE CONQUEST OF SELF 1981 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED TWICE & INSCRIBED by Rob Taylor
By: Taylor, Rob
Price $35.00
- Item # OP1522D-576
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