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 #: OP45D-941
NO PLACE FOR MEN Peter Mulgrew 1965 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By Mulgrew, Peter
Price: $19.99

List Price: $49.95
You Save $29.96 (60%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
London, 1965, 1st UK edition. 199 pp, 24 b/w plates, pictorial end papers. Blue cloth hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

The account of Hillary's 1960 expedition to Makalu where he experimented with the effects of high altitude climbing without oxygen. Mulgrew, who accompanied Hillary (and whose widow ended up marrying Hillary), recounts the expedition with humor and without self-pity although he suffered tremendously of frostbite, and had to be brought back down before reaching the summit. He also tells of the amusing aim of the expedition in attempting to capture a live yeti! An account of the 1960 Makalu expedition under the leadership of Ed Hillary. Mulgrew also crossed Antarctica with Hillary, and died on the Air New Zealand plane crash on Mount Erebus in Antarctica. 

Peter Mulgrew. Hillary's long time friend died on the Air New Zealand Flight 901 (TE901). This was a scheduled Antarctic sightseeing flight from Auckland International Airport. The Antarctic sightseeing flights were operated with McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 aircraft and began in February 1977, with this being the 14th flight. On 28 November 1979 the flight crashed in Antarctica, killing all 237 passengers and 20 crew members aboard. Sir Edmund Hillary had been scheduled to act as the guide for the fatal flight, but cancelled due to other commitments. In his place long-time friend and climbing companion, Peter Mulgrew, stood in as guide.

Fifteen years earlier in 1964 'No Place for Men' was published. Mulgrew shared his account of Hillary's 1960 expedition to Makalu where he experimented with the effects of high altitude climbing without oxygen. 


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
MOUNTAINS OF NORTH AMERICA Fred Beckey 1982 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine [Not Signed]
By: Beckey, Fred
Price $69.95 ~ Regular $125.00, You Save $55.05 (44%)
- Item # OP219B-868p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SENSATION SEEKING TENDENCY IN MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS: A 20TH CENTURY PHENOMENON Athiqul Laskar 2000 1st ed New Paperback Multiple Copies Available
By: Laskar, Athiqul H.
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $49.95, You Save $44.96 (90%)
- Item # BK2030-9674
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
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1997 August Climbing Thalay Sagar Indian Himalaya Greg Child, Kitty Calhoun, Jay Smith Multiple copies available
By: National Geographic Magazine 1997 August
Price $7.99 ~ Regular $15.00, You Save $7.01 (47%)
- Item # NG9608-8723
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SUMMIT MAGAZINE BACK ISSUES 1960s: 1960-1969 See This List of Available Issues
By: Summit Magazine
Price $10.00 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.00 (50%)
- Item # JR154J-868
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH ADVENTURE 2003 New Leather Bound Hardcover SIGNED by Edmund Hillary
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $175.00, You Save $25.00 (14%)
- Item # BK138A-882
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EXPLORERS JOURNAL 1951-1993 As available (Not a set) $5 per issue
By: Explorers Club
Price $5.00
- Item # PL7737-958
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PETER GRAHAM: MOUNTAIN GUIDE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Peter Graham and H.B. Hewitt 1965 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Graham, Peter and H.B. Hewitt
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $40.01 (89%)
- Item # OP1976-8792
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST THE WEST RIDGE 1965 1st ed Large Format Hardcover Dust Jacket Fine SIGNED by Tom Hornbein and James Whittaker
By: Hornbein, Thomas F.
Price $395.00
- Item # OP327C-8682
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TRAIL AND TIMBERLINE 1962 - 1998 As Available Not a Set $5 each
By: Colorado Mountain Club
Price $5.00 ~ Regular $10.00, You Save $5.00 (50%)
- Item # JR727A-966
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


CHO OYU: GNADE DER GOTTER [CHO OYU: BY FAVOR OF THE GODS] Herbert Tichy 1957 Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Tichy, Herbert
Price $150.00
- Item # OP433B-935
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WHITE SPIDER: THE STORY OF THE NORTH FACE OF THE EIGER Heinrich Harrer 1960-61 2nd UK imp Hardcover DJ Very Good-Near Fine [Not Signed] Multiple Copies Available
By: Harrer, Heinrich
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $210.01 (84%)
- Item # OP365G-8945
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PETE'S WICKED BOOK: TALES OF CLIMBING MADNESS Pete Takeda 2000 New Paperback [Not Signed]
By: Takeda, Pete
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $19.96 (80%)
- Item # BK1518-875
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE PEAK EXPERIENCE: HIKING AND CLIMBING FOR WOMEN Carroll Seghers II 1979 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Seghers II, Carroll
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $18.01 (90%)
- Item # OP3940-966
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CHASING DENALI: THE SOURDOUGHS, CHEECHAJOS, AND FRAUDS BEHIND THE MOST UNBELIEVABLE FEAT IN MOUNTAINEERING Jon Waterman 2019 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Waterman, Jon
Price $7.95 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $17.00 (68%)
- Item # BK4174-9357
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MALLORY OF EVEREST Dudley Green 1990 1st ed Softcover Near Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Green, Dudley
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.01 (50%)
- Item # BK309-9415
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE 1971 2nd UK prtg Hardcover Near Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # OP452C-950
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MALLORYS ZEITER TOD [MALLORY'S SECOND DEATH] 2003 1st ed Hardcover SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $35.00
- Item # OP768-883
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THIN AIR: ENCOUNTERS IN THE HIMALAYA Greg Child Mass Market Paperback 1988 2 copies available
By: Child, Greg
Price $2.95 ~ Regular $16.95, You Save $14.00 (83%)
- Item # BK259B-6842
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SPIRITS OF THE AIR Kurt Diemberger 1994 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Diemberger, Kurt
Price $14.99 ~ Regular $34.95, You Save $19.96 (57%)
- Item # BK7387-9502
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart