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 #: BK430-381
A MOUNTAIN LIFE: THE STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF BRUNO ENGLER R.W. Sandford 1996 1st ed Paperback Near Fine
By Engler, Bruno and R.W. Sandford (Editor)
Price: $39.99

List Price: $99.95
You Save $59.96 (60%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

Alpine Club of Canada, 1996, 1st edition. 140 pp, 100+ b/w photos. Larger paperback. Near Fine.

Bruno Engler was born in Lugano, Switzerland, on Dec. 4, 1915. After training as a mountain guide and professional photographer. Bruno Engler arrived in Canada in 1939 at the age of 24, where he was naturally drawn to the Canadian Rockies. After working as a ski instructor for Jim Brewster at Sunshine Village, he obtained his first guiding job at Chateau Lake Louise where he worked with the legendary mountaineers, Ernest Feuz and Rudolf Aemmer. In the mid-1940s, Bruno taught survival and mountain warfare for the Canadian army and upon returning to the Rockies to teach skiing, organized the first Veterans Ski Race - an annual event over which presided for many years.

In his long career, Bruno worked as a ski instructor and coach, climber, mountain guide, actor, cameraman, photographer, as well as one of the Canadian Rockies' great story-tellers and enduring characters.

In over 35 years of guiding, Bruno climbed with such renowned mountaineers as Frank Smythe (who in 1934 reached 8,600-metres on Mount Everest without oxygen), Tony Cromwell and Georgia Englehard, politicians Pierre Trudeau and Peter Lougheed, and Canadas Governor-General Roland Michener, whom he accompanied to the summit of Mt. Michener during the preparations for the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition.

In the mid-1950s, Bruno created Alpine Films, which offered cinematography and location/mountain safety consulting to the film industry. Bruno worked with Disney, Universal Studios, the National Film Board and both Canadian and American television networks. He photographed such Hollywood stars as Jimmy Stewart, Paul Newman, Charles Bronson and Margot Kidder, many of whom remained his friends. And during over 60 years of still photography, Bruno compiled an unprecedented collection of magnificent black and white photographs, which represent a remarkable portrait of a period of intense change in Canadas National Parks.

In 1996, The Alpine Club of Canada celebrated his extraordinary life by publishing Brunos first book, A Mountain Life: The Stories and Photographs of Bruno Engler (Edited by R.W. Sandford). Bruno Engler died in Banff on March 23, 2001. 


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
INDEPENDENT WALKER'S GUIDE TO GREAT BRITAIN Frank Booth 1996 1st ed New Paperback
By: Booth, Frank
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $10.96 (73%)
- Item # GB100-504
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
IN THE ZONE: EPIC SURVIVAL STORIES FROM THE MOUNTAINEERING WORLD Peter Potterfield 1996 2nd prtg Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Potterfield, Peter
Price $14.95 ~ Regular $22.95, You Save $8.00 (35%)
- Item # BK1202A-8712
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATIVE STONES: A BOOK ABOUT CLIMBING David Craig 1996 1st ed New Paperback 2 Copies Available
By: Craig, David
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.05 (67%)
- Item # BK315-7652
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMB OR DIE: A TEST OF SURVIVAL [Novel Children] Edward Myers 1996 Paperback Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Myers, Edward
Price $2.95 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $17.05 (85%)
- Item # BK5842-8362
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
STONE PALACES Geof Childs 2000 1st ed Paperback Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Childs, Geof
Price $16.95
- Item # BK258
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GUIA DE ESCALADA DE BALEARES MALLORCA [BALEARIC MALLORCA CLIMBING GUIDE] Lluis Vallcaneras 1996 New Paperback
By: Vallcaneras, Lluis
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $20.01 (80%)
- Item # GB409-504
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FLASH TRAINING: HOW TO ROCK CLIMB Eric Horst 1996 2nd ed New Paperback
By: Horst, Eric
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $16.01 (80%)
- Item # BK17734-611
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ICE WORLD: TECHNIQUES OF MODERN ICE CLIMBING Jeff Lowe 1996 1st ed Paperback Fine [Not Signed]
By: Lowe, Jeff
Price $19.95
- Item # BK912A-907
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ICE WORLD: TECHNIQUES OF MODERN ICE CLIMBING Jeff Lowe 1996 1st ed Paperback Very Good [Not Signed]
By: Lowe, Jeff
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $29.95, You Save $20.00 (67%)
- Item # BK912B-907
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BREAKING LOOSE: AN ACCOUNT OF AN OVERLAND CYCLE JOURNEY FROM LONDON TO AUSTRALIA Dave Cook 1996 Paperback New 2 Copies Available
By: Cook, Dave
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $15.00 (75%)
- Item # BK299
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


EVEREST: GODDESS OF THE WIND Ronald Faux 1978 1st ed Paperback Near Fine
By: Faux, Ronald
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $15.00, You Save $13.01 (87%)
- Item # OP303A-612
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NO MEAN FEAT Mark Inglis 2002 1st ed Paperback Fine-New 2 Copies Available
By: Inglis, Mark
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $5.01 (20%)
- Item # BK72210-7182
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WILD WINDS: ADVENTURES IN THE HIGHEST ANDES 2001 1st ed New Paperback SIGNED by Ed Darack
By: Darack, Ed
Price $29.99
- Item # BK348-801
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SKI SPORTS I. M. Butin 1983 Hardcover Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Butin, I. M.
Price $5.00
- Item # OP5318-1782
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WHITE DAWN: AN ESKIMO SAGA [A Novel] James Houston 1971 1st ed Hardcover DJ/No DJ Very Good-Near Fine 4 Copies Available
By: Houston, James
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $17.01 (85%)
- Item # PL5428-2394
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ON EDGE: THE LIFE AND CLIMBS OF HENRY BARBER Chip Lee 1982 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine Multiple Copies Available SIGNED by Henry Barber
By: Lee, Chip with David Roberts and Kenneth Andrasko
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $25.01 (33%)
- Item # BK182-86512
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE DESOLATE ANTARCTIC Admiral Lord Mountevans 1950 2nd Imp Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Mountevans, Admiral Lord
Price $4.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $95.95 (96%)
- Item # PL6208A-293
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HERDENGLOCKEN:EIN BUCH VON TIEREN, BERGEN UND BLUMEN MIT 78 AUFNAHMEN [COW BELLS: A BOOK OF ANIMALS, MOUNTAINS AND FLOWERS IN 78 SHOTS] Jurg Klages 1952 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Klages, Jurg
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $25.01 (56%)
- Item # OP7194-219
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE OTHER HALF OF THE ORANGE J. M. Scott 1955 1st ed No DJ
By: Scott, J. M.
Price $10.00
- Item # OP
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
UPON THAT MOUNTAIN Eric Shipton 1943 1st ed Scarce DJ Near Fine
By: Shipton, Eric
Price $175.00 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $75.00 (30%)
- Item # OP371A-718
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