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 #: BK283
EVEREST: MOUNTAIN WITHOUT MERCY. SIGNED 6: by Coburn, Krakauer, Viesturs, Athans, Kropp, Jamling
By Coburn, Broughton.
Price: $200.00

List Price: $350.00
You Save $150.00 (43%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
DC, National Geographic Society, 1997, 1st edition. 256 pp, 100's of color photos. The definitive photo book on the 1996 Everest tragedy and Imax Everest film. SIGNED by the principals in the events of May 10, 1996 on Everest: Broughton Coburn, Jon Krakauer, Ed Viesturs, Pete Athans, Goran Kropp, Jamling Tenzing. New large format hardcover with dust jacket.
 
When David Breashears agreed to climb Mount Everest with an IMAX camera in order to film from the summit, he had no idea that his little expedition would become embroiled in a tragedy that would make headlines around the world. On May 10, 1996, two expeditions led by experienced Everest guides Rob Hall and Scott Fisher summited the mountain, only to suffer the loss of eight members--including the two leaders--on the way back down. At the time, Breashears and his filmmaking crew were at the base camp preparing for their own climb--originally planned for that same day but postponed after realizing there would already be several other groups on the summit. Instead of making a film, Breashears and company participated in the rescue and only later reached the summit of Everest to successfully complete their film.

Broughton Coburn, a long-time resident of Nepal and a friend of David Breashears, was commissioned to write a book about the filmmaking expedition, the tragedy on Everest, and the mountain itself. He has more than succeeded with Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, a taut recounting of disaster and triumph at 29,000 feet. But this book is about more than just mountain climbing; Coburn has also included fascinating information about Nepal, Buddhism, and the Sherpa culture, as well as the history of climbing Everest. He covers everything from the causes of altitude sickness to Nepal's increasing problems with deforestation, and through it all he weaves the story of that day in May when Everest again proved unpredictable--and deadly. For a white-knuckle climb to the top of the world's highest mountain, complete with stunning photographs, you can't do better than Everest: Mountain Without Mercy.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
EVEREST: MOUNTAIN WITHOUT MERCY. Brotoughton Coburn SIGNED 6: by Viesturs, Athans, Coburn, Jamling, Krakauer and Weathers
By: Coburn, Broughton.
Price $200.00
- Item # BK283A
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
INTO THIN AIR: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE MOUNT EVEREST DISASTER 1997 reprint Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Jon Krakauer, Goran Kropp, Ed Viesturs, Jamling Tenzing, Pete Athans
By: Krakauer, Jon
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $200.00 (57%)
- Item # BK814G-526
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ULTIMATE HIGH: MY EVEREST ODYSSEY Goran Kropp 1999 Paperback Fine
By: Kropp, Goran
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $13.95, You Save $9.00 (65%)
- Item # BK833B-274
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH EXPOSURE: A LIFELONG PASSION FOR EVEREST AND UNFORGIVING PLACES. David Breashears 1999 1st ed DJ Fine Multiple copies available
By: Breashears, David and Jeff Long
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $71.01 (95%)
- Item # BK634-61444
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIMALAYAN QUEST: ED VIESTURS ON THE 8000 METER GIANTS 2003 Paperback New SIGNED by Ed Viesturs and David Breashears
By: Viesturs, Ed and Peter Potterfield
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $5.01 (17%)
- Item # BK1878A-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH EXPOSURE: A LIFELONG PASSION FOR EVEREST AND UNFORGIVING PLACES. 1999 1st ed DJ New 2 copies available SIGNED by David Breashears
By: Breashears, David and Jeff Long
Price $30.00 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.00 (40%)
- Item # BK634D-7892
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIMALAYAN QUEST: ED VIESTURS ON THE 8,000-METER GIANTS Paperback New
By: Viesturs, Ed and Peter Potterfield
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.01 (50%)
- Item # BK1879-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ED VIESTURS STAND UP LOBBY CARD FROM EVEREST IMAX MOVIE
By: Viesturs, Ed
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $200.01 (80%)
- Item # H3-614
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE MOUNTAIN: MY TIME ON EVEREST Ed Viesturs and David Roberts 2013 Hardcover DJ New 4 Copies Available
By: Viesturs, Ed and David Roberts
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $27.00, You Save $17.01 (63%)
- Item # BK4733-5832
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: EIGHTY YEARS OF TRIUMPH TRAGEDY Peter Gillman 2001 1st ed Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by 29 CLIMBERS: Ed & Peter Hillary, Anderson, Anker, Apa Sherpa, Berg, Blanchard, Bonington, Child, Diemberger, Habeler, Hahn, House, Humar, Kor, Lowe, etc.
By: Gillman, Peter
Price $1499.00 ~ Regular $2500.00, You Save $1001.00 (40%)
- Item # BK520-612
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: MOUNTAIN WITHOUT MERCY. Brotoughton Coburn SIGNED 6: by Viesturs, Athans, Coburn, Jamling, Krakauer and Weathers
By: Coburn, Broughton.
Price $200.00
- Item # BK283A
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST 74: LE RENDEZ-VOUS DU CIEL [EVEREST 74: THE RENDEZVOUS OF THE SKY] Christian Mollier 1975 1st ed Paperback Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Mollier, Christian and Pierre Tairraz (Photoos)
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # OP415-8312
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBING EVEREST: MOUNTAINEERING & THE SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE 2001 1st ed Hardcover DJ New [not signed]
By: Ament, Pat
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $21.01 (84%)
- Item # BK32A-788
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
VAINCRE LE GEANT: RUDY VAN SNICK SUR LE MOUNT EVEREST [FIGHT THE GIANT: RUDY VAN SNICK ON MOUNT EVEREST] Herman Detienne 1990 1st ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By: Detienne, Herman
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $20.01 (50%)
- Item # OP5131-713
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNT EVEREST POSTER: CLASSIC SIGNED by Ed Webster
By: Webster, Ed
Price $19.95
- Item # PS57
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH LONESOME: EPIC SOLO CLIMBING STORIES 1999 New Paperback SIGNED by John Long
By: Long, John and Hai-Van K. Sponholz
Price $14.95 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $10.05 (40%)
- Item # BK893A-274
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CLIMB TRAGIC AMBITIONS ON EVEREST Boukreev 1997 Hardcover DJ New Multiple copies available
By: Boukreev, Anatoli and G. Weston Dewalt.
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $20.01 (80%)
- Item # BK187-7894
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE FROM KATHMANDU Paperback
By: Robinson, K.S.
Price $14.95
- Item # BK1285
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MORE THAN A MOUNTAIN: ONE WOMAN'S EVEREST T. A. Loeffler 2008 1st ed New Paperback 2 Copies Available
By: Loeffler, T.A.
Price $5.95 ~ Regular $22.95, You Save $17.00 (74%)
- Item # BK2329-2742
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIMALAYAN QUEST: ED VIESTURS ON THE 8000 METER GIANTS 2003 Paperback New SIGNED by Ed Viesturs and David Breashears
By: Viesturs, Ed and Peter Potterfield
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $5.01 (17%)
- Item # BK1878A-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LOU WHITTAKER: MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAIN GUIDE Whittaker and Gabbard 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Whittaker, Lou, and Andrea Gabbard
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # BK1684F-1353
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart