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 #: BK1192-186p
TO THE SUMMIT: FIFTY MOUNTAINS THAT LURE, INSPIRE AND CHALLENGE [Large Format Mountain Photos] Joseph Poindexter 1998 1st ed Hardcover DJ Good
By Poindexter, Joseph
Price: $4.99

List Price: $40.00
You Save $35.01 (88%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

1998. 320 pp, 300 color and b/w photos, maps. Large format hardcover with dust jacket. The dust jacket has considerable edge wear, and some tears, although there are no large chips missing. The book is a but shaken but bindings are still strong.  A worn copy. 

This large and heavy book will require extra postage for Media Mail, Priority Mail or International Mail. 

Fifty of the world's greatest peaks and how they were first climbed. Many great accounts including the Everest 1996 tragedy. Mountains have always been an integral part of human history, and journalist Poindexter, an accomplished climber, has produced what could well be the ultimate mountain book.

Many of the names are magical: Everest, Denali, Devil's Tower. Others bring to mind memorable vacations: Rainier, Mont Blanc, Grand Teton. Still others remain shrouded in mystery: K2, Chimborazo, Kangchenjunga.

Poindexter combines spectacular photographs of the world's great mountains with the personal narratives of those who have met their challenge. Along with the highest peaks on all seven continents and others that play a major role in the lives of people living near them, Poindexter provides a thrilling introduction to the sport of climbing.

He discusses the mythology surrounding many of the peaks as well as the political forces that affect the accessibility of certain areas. A wealth of statistics only adds to the overall enjoyment, and the comprehensive bibliography and glossary make this a valuable reference tool as well.

These are the 14 8000 meter peaks: Mount Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, Gasherbrum I, Broad Peak, Shishapangma, Gasherbrum II.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
LEUCHTENDE BERGE: EIN FARBUCH DER ALPEN [LUMINOUS MOUNTAINS: A COLOR GUIDE TO THE ALPS] Joseph Julius Schatz 1954 1st ed Large Format Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Schatz, Joseph Julius
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.01 (67%)
- Item # OP3905-311p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CHALLENGE OF RAINIER Dee Molenaar 1971 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Molenaar, Dee
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $35.01 (47%)
- Item # OP55E-197
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY ILLUSTRATED: A UNIQUE RECORD OF EXPLORATION AND PHOTOGRAPHY 1998 1st ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Royal Geographical Society
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # BK1889-297p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANTARCTICA: THE EXTRAORDINARY HISTORY OF MAN'S CONQUEST 1990 Large Format Hardcover DJ/No DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Reader's Digest
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $89.96 (90%)
- Item # PL237-1622p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CHALLENGE OF RAINIER Dee Molenaar Paperback 1987 3rd ed Softcover Very Good
By: Molenaar, Dee
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $9.96 (67%)
- Item # OP55D-277
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CLIMBER'S HANDBOOK Garth Hattingh 1998 1st ed New Paperback
By: Hattingh, Garth
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $21.95, You Save $11.96 (54%)
- Item # BK606-635
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
KILIMANJARO AND MOUNT KENYA: A CLIMBING AND TREKKING GUIDE Cameron M. Burns 1998 1st ed Softcover Very Good.
By: Burns, Cameron
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $16.95, You Save $7.00 (41%)
- Item # GB5479-269
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ARCTIC DOCTOR Joseph P. Moody and W. de Groot van Embden 1955 Hardcover DJ Very Good
By: Moody, Joseph P. and W. de Groot van Embden
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $94.96 (95%)
- Item # PL6306-167
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
JOTUNHEIMEN: CHALLENGE OF A MOUNTAIN WILDERNESS Vera Henricksen 1977 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Henricksen, Vera
Price $20.00
- Item # OP5402-907p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
INTO THIN AIR ILLUSTRATED EDITION: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE MOUNT EVEREST DISASTER: ILLUSTRATED Jon Krakauer 1998 1st edition Hardcover Fine
By: Krakauer, Jon
Price $14.95 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $30.05 (67%)
- Item # OP818DAB-544
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


FRONT RANGE TOPROPES COLORADO Fred Knapp 1997 1st edition Fine 2 copies available
By: Knapp, Fred
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $18.00, You Save $8.01 (45%)
- Item # GB67A-4042
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MY OLD MAN AND THE SEA: A FATHER AND SON SAIL AROUND CAPE HORN David and Daniel Hays 1995 1st ed Hardcover New
By: Hays, David and Daniel
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $89.96 (90%)
- Item # PL6706-167
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ECCENTRIC CIRCLES: AROUND AMERICA IN A HOUSE ON WHEELS Richard McAdoo 1st ed Hardcover DJ As New
By: McAdoo, Richard
Price $1.95 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $18.00 (90%)
- Item # BK970-274
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FIELD BOOK THE TETON RANGE AND THE GROS VENTRE RANGE Orrin and Lorraine Bonney 1977 New paperback Multiple Copies Available
By: Bonney, Orrin and Lorraine Bonney
Price $8.99 ~ Regular $15.00, You Save $6.01 (40%)
- Item # GB283-67640
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE BOYS' BOOK OF EXPLORATION Edmund Hillary 1957 2nd ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine [Not Signed]
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $39.95, You Save $19.96 (50%)
- Item # OP319B-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MISCHIEF GOES SOUTH H. W. Tilman 1968 1st UK edition DJ Fine
By: Tilman, H. W.
Price $55.00 ~ Regular $200.00, You Save $145.00 (72%)
- Item # OP1756-959
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOSTLY MISCHIEF: VOYAGES TO THE ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC H.W. Tilman 1966 1st ed DJ Fine
By: Tilman, H. W.
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $200.00, You Save $160.01 (80%)
- Item # OP636-959
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
KARAKORAM: THE ASCENT OF GASHERBRUM IV Fosco Maraini 1961 1st US ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Maraini, Fosco
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $15.01 (43%)
- Item # OP143D-179
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ANTARCTIC CHALLENGED Admiral Lord Mountevans 1956 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Very Good
By: Mountevans, Admiral Lord
Price $4.99
- Item # PL6297-167
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BIOMEDICINE PROBLEMS OF HIGH TERRESTRIAL ELEVATIONS A.H. Hegnauer 1969 Paperback Near Fine
By: Hegnauer, A.H. (Editor)
Price $49.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $50.95 (51%)
- Item # OP6826-907
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