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 #: BK8529-9532
REINHOLD MESSNER: MY LIFE AT THE LIMIT Reinhold Messner 2014 Paperback Like New 2 copies available
By Messner, Reinhold and Thomas Huetlin
Price: $7.95

List Price: $19.95
You Save $12.00 (60%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
USA, 2014, 1st ed. 251 pp, color photos. New paperback, no hardcover issued. True first edition, there was no hardcover in America. 

Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit, the newest book by the famed mountaineer, is a conversation between Messner and interviewer Thomas Huetlin, an award-winning German journalist. 

It reveals a more thoughtful and conversational Messner than one finds in his previous books, with the 'talk' between Messner and Huetlin covering not only the highlights of Messner's climbing career, but also his treks across Tibet, the Gobi, and Antarctica; his five-year-stint as a member of the European Parliament; his encounter with and study of the yeti; his thoughts on traditional male/female roles; and much more.
 
Readers learn about Messner's childhood, his thoughts about eating ice cream with girls (against), politics (mostly liberal), and his technique for killing chickens (sharp scissors). Messner is known as one of history's greatest Himalayan mountaineers, a man who pushed back the frontiers of the possible for a whole generation of climbers. While the interest in My Life at the Limit is that it exposes much more of the man than his climbing career, that career is still utterly remarkable.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
ALPINE JOURNAL 100s OF INDIVIDUAL ISSUES LISTED HERE! PAPERBACK, WRAPPERS or HARDCOVER ISSUES 1863-1986
By: Alpine Club UK
Price $10.00
- Item # JR207B
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MAZAMA BULLETIN INDIVIDUAL BACK ISSUES 1905 - 1975 New issues recently added
By: Mazama Bulletin
Price $5.00
- Item # JR225-127
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CLIMBING ART MAGAZINE Individual Back Issues Number 1 to 31
By: Climbing Art Magazine, Pat Ament
Price $5.00
- Item # JR156-127
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLO NANGA PARBAT 1980 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $175.00 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $75.00 (30%)
- Item # BK1040A-9502
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLO NANGA PARBAT 1980 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $200.00, You Save $50.00 (25%)
- Item # BK1040-950
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLO NANGA PARBAT Reinhold Messner 1980 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available (Not Signed)
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # BK1040D-9652
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLO NANGA PARBAT 1980 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $175.00
- Item # OP1040AB-940
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBER and CLIMBER AND RAMBLER MAGAZINE UK (Not a set) $5 per issue As available
By: Climber and Rambler Magazine
Price $5.00
- Item # JR251-121
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALL 14 EIGHT-THOUSANDERS 1988 1st US edition Hardcover New SIGNED by Reinhold Messner Kurt Diemberger Krzysztof Wielicki and Robert Schauer
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $250.00
- Item # OP1014AB-940
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: EXPEDITION TO THE ULTIMATE 1979 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $65.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $85.00 (57%)
- Item # BK52B-9503
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


MOUNTAIN EXPERIENCE: THE PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF ADVENTURE Richard Mitchell 1985 Softcover Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Mitchell, Richard
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $15.01 (60%)
- Item # OP1683B-8912
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAINEERING IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK Roger Toll 1919 1st ed Softcover Very Good
By: Toll, Roger
Price $75.00
- Item # OP1474B-969
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE LAST CREVASSE [Novel] Roger Frison-Roche 1952 1st UK ed Hardcover Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Frison-Roche, Roger
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $9.96 (50%)
- Item # OP6869-9392
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
KARABIN GUIDES: SECRET COVE, ISLAND WALL, WIND WALL, BOULDER & CLIMBING GUIDE ARIZONA New 2019
By: Karabin, Marty
Price $5.00
- Item # GB2356-3344
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A SURVEY OF EARLY AMERICAN ASCENTS IN THE ALPS IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY J. Monroe Thorington 1943 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine-Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Thorington, J. Monroe
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $55.01 (73%)
- Item # OP1227-1473
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LEARNING TO ROCK CLIMB Michael Loughman 1981 Softcover Near Fine
By: Loughman, Michael
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP5552A-953
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE STORY OF MY BOYHOOD AND YOUTH John Muir 1938 Very Good
By: Muir, John
Price $19.99
- Item # OP3672B-969
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
RETURN TO KASHGAR: CENTRAL ASIAN MEMOIRS IN THE PRESENT Gunnar Jarring 1986 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Jarring, Gunnar
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $18.01 (90%)
- Item # OP7781-6122
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE BOYS OF EVEREST: CHRIS BONINGTON AND THE TRAGEDY OF CLIMBING'S GREATEST GENERATION Willis 2007 Softcover Near Fine
By: Willis, Clint
Price $5.99 ~ Regular $15.95, You Save $9.96 (62%)
- Item # BK2122A-965
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING Ronald Crawford-Currie 1982 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Crawford-Currie, Ronald
Price $4.99
- Item # OP5345-172
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart