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THE CLIMBERS: PORTRAITS OF SIXTY GREAT CLIMBERS Jim Herrington 2017 1st ed DJ New in slipcase
By Herrington, Jim, Essay by Greg Child, Foreword by Alex Honnold
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Seattle, Mountaineers, 2017, 1st edition. 192 pp, 55 page essay by Greg Child, 60 large format b/w photos of the world's great climbers.  Large format hardcover 11''x12'', with a pictorial cover, and slipcase. New condition. Scroll down for a list of all 60 climbers.

This book is large and heavy and we will request extra postage for Media ($2), Priority and International Mail. 

For nearly 2 decades, professional photographer Jim Herrington has been working on this portrait series of influential rock and mountain climbers. The Climbers documents these rugged individualists who, from roughly the 1930s to 1970s, used primitive gear along with their considerable wits, talent, and fortitude to tackle unscaled peaks or rock climbs around the world. Today, these men and women are renowned for their past accomplishments and, in many cases, are the last of the remaining practitioners from the so‐called “Golden Age” of 20th century climbing. There is a short biography of each climber in the book.

Herrington’s images ― the result of his own passion for climbing ― allow us to study the faces of climbers who were driven to do the impossible for no other reason than the challenge. In these portraits we find people who ascended bold, visionary lines, often in remote regions, away from the media spotlight and without any hope for reward. Yet in many ways the severe routes these men and women established outshine today’s ascents due, in part, to the fact that rope and other gear were so strikingly inferior to today. And often our pioneering predecessors were climbing into a malevolent unknown―if compromised or injured, the only people in the world likely capable of initiating their rescue were the climbers themselves. Innovation emerged frequently and in unlikely ways. In these images, Herrington has captured the utter humanity of obsession, determination, intellect, and frailty.




Jim Herrington THE CLIMBERS:  The Slipcase is on the left, the book is on the right.
The striking man on the cover is Bradford Washburn.

The climbers are:

Pat Ament
Armando Aste
Henry Barber
Fred Beckey
Dinko Bertonceli
Chris Bonington
Martin Boysen
Jim Bridwell
David Brower
Joe Brown
Riccardo Cassin
Yvon Chouinard
Serge Coupe
Glen Dawson
Glen Denny
Kurt Diemberger
Jues Eichorn
Glen Exum
Joe Ftischen
Tom Frost
Robert Gabriel
John Gill
Don Gordon
Francois Guillot
Pater Haan
Minoru Higeta
Tom Hornbein
George Hurley
Huntley Ingalls
Layton Kor
Don Lauria
Sonia Livanos
John Long
Jeff Lowe
Hamish MacInnes
Cesare Maestri
Perre Mazeaud
Renhold Messner
Gwen Moffat
Dee Molenaar
Robert Paragot
Mark Powell
Check Prett
Bonnie Prudden
Dave Rearick
Louis Reichardt
Royal Robbins
Doug Robinson
Steve Roper
John Roskelley
Kim Schmitz
Doug Scott
Kancha Sherpa
Pertemba Sherpa
Allen Steck
Junko Tabei
Bradford Washburn
Jim Whittaker
Jim Wickwire
Fritz Wintersteller










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