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 #: BK2551-8712
COLD WARS: CLIMBING THE FINE LINE BETWEEN RISK AND REALITY Andy Kirkpatrick 2011 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By Kirkpatrick, Andy
Price: $35.95

List Price: $40.00
You Save $4.05 (10%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
UK, Vertebrate, 2011, 1st edition. 272 pp, color plates. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine

Winner of the 2012 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountaineering Literature 

"I was aware that I was cold beyond cold. I was a lump of meat left for too long in a freezer, a body trapped beneath the ice, sinking down into the dark. I was freezing to death."

In this brilliant sequel to his award-winning debut Psychovertical, mountaineering stand-up Andy Kirkpatrick has achieved his lifes ambition to become one of the worlds leading climbers. Pushing himself to new extremes, he embarks on his toughest climbs yet on big walls in the Alps and Patagonia in the depths of winter.

Kirkpatrick has more success, but the savagery and danger of these encounters comes at huge personal cost. Questioning his commitment to his chosen craft, Kirkpatrick is torn between family life and the dangerous path he has chosen. Written with his trademark wit and honesty, Cold Wars is a gripping account of modern adventure.

Kirkpatrick has taken up the baton on behalf of Generation X and, 
at just the right moment, has said Yes I can. 
Chair of judges on Psychovertical winner, Boardman Tasker Prize 2008
 
Winner, Boardman Tasker Prize 2008 Andy Kirkpatrick has a reputation for seeking out routes where the danger is real, and the return is questionable, pushing himself on some of the hardest walls and faces in the Alps and beyond.
 
He was born and raised on a council estate in Hull, one of the UK's flattest cities, and suffered from severe dyslexia, which went undiagnosed until he was 19. Thriving on this apparent adversity, Andy transformed himself into one of the worlds most driven and accomplished climbers, and an award-winning writer.
 
In 2001 he undertook an eleven-day solo ascent of the Reticent Wall on El Capitan, one of the hardest solo climbs in the world. This climb was the central theme of his first book Psychovertical, which won the 2008 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature. Cold Wars is his second book. Andy lives in Sheffield with his two children.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
UNKNOWN PLEASURES: COLLECTED WRITING ON LIFE, DEATH, CLIMBING AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN Andy Kirkpatrick 2018 1st edition Hardcover DJ as New 3 Copies Available
By: Kirkpatrick, Andy
Price $49.95
- Item # BK4165-6573
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HARVARD MOUNTAINEERING NUMBER 7 JUNE 1945 2 copies available
By: Harvard Mountaineering Club No 7
Price $9.99
- Item # JR26-07-3932
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HARVARD MOUNTAINEERING NUMBER 9 JUNE 1949 2 copies available
By: Harvard Mountaineering Club No 9
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $15.01 (60%)
- Item # JR26-09-3933
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SEVEN CLIMBS: FINDING THE FINEST CLIMB ON EACH CONTINENT Charles Sherwood 2020 1st ed New Multiple copies available
By: Sherwood, Charles
Price $37.95
- Item # BK4285-6573
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ENCHANTED ROCK A TEXAS CLIMBER'S GUIDE Sean O'Grady 2011 New 2nd edition Multiple copies available
By: OGrady, Sean
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $15.05 (60%)
- Item # GB2003-6763
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WITH FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES: AN ANATOMY OF THOSE WHO TAKE TO THE HILLS Malcolm Slesser 2006 Paperback New 4 Copies Available
By: Slesser, Malcolm
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $12.96 (87%)
- Item # BK2393-6144
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
AMERICAN ALPINE JOURNAL 2011 Rare Issue 2 copies available
By: American Alpine Club 2011
Price $25.00 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $20.00 (44%)
- Item # AAJ2011-2
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WORLD'S LONGEST CLIMB: DEAD SEA TO EVEREST SUMMIT Pauline Sanderson 2011 1st ed Softcover New Multiple Copies Available
By: Sanderson, Pauline
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $30.01 (60%)
- Item # BK2598-2974
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LEARNING TO BREATHE 2005 Reprint Hardcover DJ Fine INSCRIBED by Andy Cave
By: Cave, Andy
Price $45.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $30.00 (40%)
- Item # BK2041B
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PASSING STRANGE: A GILDED AGE TALE OF LOVE AND DECEPTION ACROSS THE COLOR LINE [Clarence King] Sandweiss 2009 1st ed Hardcover DJ New 5 Copies Available
By: Sandweiss, Martha A.
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $27.95, You Save $25.96 (93%)
- Item # BK5867-5836
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
UNKNOWN PLEASURES: COLLECTED WRITING ON LIFE, DEATH, CLIMBING AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN Andy Kirkpatrick 2018 1st edition Hardcover DJ as New 3 Copies Available
By: Kirkpatrick, Andy
Price $49.95
- Item # BK4165-6573
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WALL: A NEW DIMENSION IN CLIMBING Alexander and Thomas Huber 2001 1st ed Hardcover New Multiple Copies Available
By: Huber, Alexander and Thomas
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $26.01 (87%)
- Item # BK702-5368
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAINS IN COLOUR Frank S. Smythe 1949 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Smythe, Frank
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $10.01 (33%)
- Item # OP3968-514
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ALPS OF THE KINGS-KERN DIVIDE David Starr Jordan 1907 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Jordan, David Starr
Price $75.00 ~ Regular $175.00, You Save $100.00 (57%)
- Item # OP1374-6652
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCENES OF WONDER & CURIOSITY HUTCHINGS' CALIFORNIA MAGAZINE 1856 THROUGH 1861 Roger R. Olmsted 1962 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Olmsted, Roger R. (Editor)
Price $7.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $91.96 (92%)
- Item # OP6486-406
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EL CAPITAN: HISTORIC FEATS AND RADICAL ROUTES Daniel Duane 2000 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Duane, Daniel
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $14.96 (60%)
- Item # BK402E-792
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DOWNWARD BOUND: A MAD! GUIDE TO ROCK CLIMBING 1975 1st ed Paperback Near Fine SIGNED by Warren Harding
By: Harding, Warren with illustrations by Beryl Knauth
Price $150.00
- Item # OP587A-665
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN LIGHT Galen Rowell 1986 3rd printing Large Format Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Rowell, Galen
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $65.01 (87%)
- Item # OP1330A-942
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BEYOND THE VERTICAL Layton Kor 1983 1st ed DJ Near Fine SIGNED by 3: Fred Beckey, Steve Roper and Allen Steck
By: Kor, Layton
Price $125.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $25.00 (17%)
- Item # OP9A-539p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BIG WALLS: BREAKTHROUGHS ON THE FREE CLIMBING FRONTIER [Yosemite Photos, Salathe Free] 1997 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Paul Piana
By: Piana, Paul with photos by Beth Wald, Galen Rowell and Bill Hatcher
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $100.01 (67%)
- Item # BK1187B-801p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
RIVERS OF CALIFORNIA Lawrence R. McDonnell 1962 Hardcover Fine
By: McDonnell, Lawrence R. (Editor)
Price $15.00 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $85.00 (85%)
- Item # OP6144-406
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