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 #: BK1518-2822
PETE'S WICKED BOOK: TALES OF CLIMBING MADNESS Pete Takeda 2000 Paperback Fine-New SIGNED by Pete Takeda 2 Copies Available
By Takeda, Pete
Price: $19.99

List Price: $24.95
You Save $4.96 (20%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

Colorado, Climbing Magazine, 2000. 151 pp. Paperback. Fine to New. (Out of Print). 

In the last decade Pete Takeda has taken the climbing world by storm. He has also been writing about his climbs, and here is his first collection of tales, from Yosemite to the Himalaya. 

This collection of gritty trip reports is a compilation of feature stories written for Climbing magazine over the years. Petes Wicked Book, described as rather dystopian by one reader, presents a dark rendition of the climbing dream. We admit its also a bit disjointed even amateurish. But, according to one fan, if you can see past the discordant rhythm and the typos, this is a book well worth picking up. Judge for yourself.

Award-winning author Pete Takeda grew up in Boise, Idaho, dropped out of college in the mid-80s, then moved to Yosemite Valley where he bussed tables for six years and climbed his brains out.

Pete now writes and climbs in and around Boulder, Colorado. He has led expeditions to the Himalayas, climbed in Alaska, cragged in Australia, alpine climbed in India, bouldered in Nepal, whacked ice in Iceland, mixed it up in Scotland, pimped stone in Mexico and Europe, and scared himself silly on alpine, ice and mixed routes in the Canadian Rockies.

Pete is a Senior Contributing Editor to Rock and Ice magazine and contributor to outdoor journals like Outside, Climbing, Alpinist, and Backpacker.

Career

With 30 years of boulders, big walls, and big mountains under his belt, Pete Takeda is an elite all-around rock, ice, and alpine climber. He's competed in the ESPN Winter X-Games and climbed in Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Peru, Mexico, Australia, and Scotland. He is a veteran of eleven expeditions to the Indian, Nepal, and Karakoram Himalayas.

Takeda is the author of three books including Pete's Wicked Book (2002), Climb! Your Guide to Bouldering, Sport Climbing, Traditional Climbing, Ice Climbing, Alpinism, and More (2002) and An Eye At The Top Of The World (2006).

He contributes to Outside, Men's Journal, Elevation Outdoors, and Alpinist. Takeda, a long-time Marmot athlete is also sponsored by La Sportiva, Nutriex, and Skratch Labs. Takeda is also a screenwriter as an Associate Member of the Writer's Guild of America.

Pete Takeda is a senior contributing editor to Rock and Ice magazine.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
PETE'S WICKED BOOK: TALES OF CLIMBING MADNESS Pete Takeda 2000 New Paperback 3 Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Takeda, Pete
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $19.96 (80%)
- Item # BK1518-5832
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ZANSKAR ODYSSEY DVD BOULDERING AND ROCK CLIMBING IN NORTHERN INDIA
By: Abbey Smith, Jason Kehl, Pete Takeda, Mick Follari
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $15.00 (60%)
- Item # DVD2410-1208
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
YOSEMITE CLIMBS George Meyers 1987 Near Fine SIGNED by 12: Meyers, Hill, Long, Robbins, Roper, Wellman, Frost, Steck, Bridwell, Denny, Middendorf, Takeda
By: Meyers, George
Price $495.00
- Item # GB1783C-136
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THINKING OUT LOUD THROUGH THE AMERICAN WEST Pete Sinclair 1999 Softcover Near Fine
By: Sinclair, Pete
Price $18.00
- Item # BK7553-197
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
K2: THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN 1955 Houston and Bates 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Pete Schoening and Dee Molenaar
By: Houston, Charles and Robert Bates
Price $194.99 ~ Regular $300.00, You Save $105.01 (35%)
- Item # OP412F-369
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
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 $49.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $25.01 (33%)
- Item # BK1684D-1583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LOU WHITTAKER: MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAIN GUIDE Lou Whittaker, Andrea Gabbard 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Whittaker, Lou, and Andrea Gabbard
Price $5.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $24.01 (80%)
- Item # BK1684F-1512
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALPINIST MAGAZINE ISSUE 20 Summer 2007 Multiple copies available
By: ALPINIST MAGAZINE Issue 20
Price $20.00 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $15.00 (43%)
- Item # JR203-246-20-2
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FOR PETE'S SAKE! A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB Peter Klauza 2022 1st ed New paperback
By: Klauza, Peter
Price $21.95 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $8.05 (27%)
- Item # BK4648-133
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
STORM AND SORROW IN THE HIGH PAMIRS Robert Craig 1977 1st ed Paperback VG-Fine (Real First edition) Multiple copies available
By: Craig, Robert
Price $5.00 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.00 (75%)
- Item # OP78D-2262
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PETE'S WICKED BOOK: TALES OF CLIMBING MADNESS Pete Takeda 2000 New Paperback 3 Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Takeda, Pete
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $19.96 (80%)
- Item # BK1518-5832
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOONRISE OVER DENALI (Poems) 1998 1st ed Softcover Fine INSCRIBED by Art Davidson
By: Davidson, Art
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $10.05 (33%)
- Item # OP7766-117
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ICEBOUND SUMMER Sally Carrighar 1981 Softcover Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Carrighar, Sally
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $9.95, You Save $4.96 (50%)
- Item # PL153A-1673
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DENALI'S HOWL: THE DEADLIEST CLIMBING DISASTER ON AMERICA'S WILDEST PEAK Andy Hall 2014 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple copies available
By: Hall, Andy
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $27.95, You Save $8.00 (29%)
- Item # BK4066-1472
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SUMMIT: VITTORIO SELLA: MOUNTAINEER AND PHOTOGRAPHER THE YEARS 1879-1909 Vittorio Sella 1999 1st ed Large format Hardcover DJ Fine-New Multiple copies available
By: Sella, Vittorio, Essay by Ansel Adams, David Brower, Greg Child
Price $49.95 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $100.05 (67%)
- Item # BK1406-1049p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A WOMAN'S PLACE IS AT THE TOP: A BIOGRAPHY OF ANNIE SMITH PECK, QUEEN OF THE CLIMBERS Hannah Kimberly 2017 1st ed DJ New
By: Kimberly, Hannah
Price $17.99 ~ Regular $26.99, You Save $9.00 (33%)
- Item # BK3420-576
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ADVENTURING IN ALASKA: THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL GUIDE TO THE GREAT LAND Peggy Wayburn 1982 1st ed Near Fine
By: Wayburn, Peggy
Price $7.99 ~ Regular $10.95, You Save $2.96 (27%)
- Item # GB5567-277
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ASCENT OF DENALI: A NARRATIVE OF THE FIRST COMPLETE ASCENT OF THE HIGHEST PEAK IN NORTH AMERICA, MOUNT McKINLEY Hudson Stuck 2004 New Paperback
By: Stuck, Hudson
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $10.95, You Save $5.96 (54%)
- Item # BK1503-614
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAINEERS: GREAT TALES OF BRAVERY AND CONQUEST Ed Douglas 2011 1st ed DJ/No DJ Near Fine-Fine Multiple copies available
By: Douglas, Ed; Royal Geographical Society, The Alpine Club, Smithsonian
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $49.95, You Save $19.96 (40%)
- Item # BK2514-1635p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1953 August Mount McKinley West Buttress First Ascent Bradford Washburn
By: National Geographic Magazine 1953 August
Price $39.95 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $10.05 (20%)
- Item # NG5308-109
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ROWING TO LATITUDE: JOURNEY'S ALONG THE ARCTIC'S EDGE Jill Fredston 2001 Paperback Like New
By: Fredston, Jill
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $14.00, You Save $9.01 (64%)
- Item # PL5651-162
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