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 #: BK1595-48012
EVEREST: A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 2000 3rd ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available
By Unsworth, Walt
Price: $4.99

List Price: $45.00
You Save $40.01 (89%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

Seattle, 2000, 3rd edition. 789 pp, 52 photos, some in color. Thick hardcover with dust jacket. New.

This is THE book to buy for all details of every Everest ascent and attempt, names, dates, deaths, etc. Updated to include events through 1996 and later. 

All lovers of mountains and mountaineering literature owe Walt Unsworth a debt of gratitude, as he is the writer of the huge, authoritative, prize-winning, and definitive book on Everest. This book first appeared in 1981 and received universal praise. It told for the first time the truth about many of the world’s mountaineering heroes, about the incompetence, the pettiness and rages as well as the courage, the skill and altruism that has gone into attempts to climb the mountain. By giving the heroes a human dimension Unsworth succeeded in making their achievements even more impressive than before.

This is the latest, third edition. In the second edition Unsworth radically revised and updated the book to take into account the opening of the whole of the Northern and eastern sides of the mountain to western climbers by the Chinese, which resulted in a huge upsurge in activities. Americans, Russians, Poles and climbers from the former Yugoslav republic and others put up astonishing new routes. The mountain has been soloed and even climbed in a day. In this the third edition records the climbing of the North East Ridge in its entirety.

Also the interesting routes on the North Face and the Secondary North face, as well repeats of the South pillar and Southwest Face. In a significant development, even in a huge book like this, whilst the list of expeditions has been updated since the second edition there are now so many that only successful climbers are listed along with the team leader.

It is a huge brick of a book coming in at 7894 pp, 18 color plates, 52 black and white plates, 4 figures and 5 maps, plus a separately printed 8 page update of ascents between 1990-1999 and selected biography for 1990-2000. An absolute essential for any one with even the remotest interest in Mount Everest.

This book is large and heavy, so when combined with similar books we may have to charge extra postage for Priority Mail or International Mail. If buying multiple copies we may charge extra for Media Mail as well.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1981 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Kurt Diemberger
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $60.00, You Save $35.01 (58%)
- Item # BK1833H-4922
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1981 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 4 Copies Available SIGNED by Chris Bonington and Kurt Diemberger
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $80.00, You Save $50.01 (63%)
- Item # BK1833I-4253
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY 1981 1st UK ed Walt Unsworth Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Kurt Diemberger
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $80.00, You Save $50.01 (63%)
- Item # BK1833G-492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1989 DJ Fine SIGNED by 23: Messner, Habeler, Diemberger, Beckey. Bridwell, Humar, Kor, Venables, Whittaker
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $395.00 ~ Regular $595.00, You Save $200.00 (34%)
- Item # OP1833H-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1981 1st US ed Fine SIGNED by 23: Messner, Habeler, Bridwell, Kor, Jeff Lowe, Child, Diemberger, House, Humar, Whittaker
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $395.00 ~ Regular $595.00, You Save $200.00 (34%)
- Item # OP1833G-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ENGLISH OUTCROPS Walt Unsworth 1964 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $30.01 (75%)
- Item # OP1665-492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNT EVEREST MASSIF GUIDE Jan Kielkowski 2000 2nd ed New Paperback 3 Copies Available
By: Kielkowski, Jan
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $34.95, You Save $24.96 (71%)
- Item # GB305-4803
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HOLD THE HEIGHTS: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MOUNTAINEERING Walt Unsworth 1993 1st UK or 1994 1st US ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $29.95, You Save $25.96 (87%)
- Item # BK1596-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WILDEST DREAM: THE BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE MALLORY Peter and Leni Gillman 2000 Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Gillman, Peter and Leni
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $27.95, You Save $17.96 (64%)
- Item # BK524D-6356
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ACCIDENTS IN NORTH AMERICAN MOUNTAINEERING 2000 Multiple copies available
By: American Alpine Club
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $10.00, You Save $7.01 (70%)
- Item # ANAM2000-29846
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HOLD THE HEIGHTS: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MOUNTAINEERING Walt Unsworth 1993 1st UK or 1994 1st US ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $29.95, You Save $25.96 (87%)
- Item # BK1596-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1989 DJ Fine SIGNED by 23: Messner, Habeler, Diemberger, Beckey. Bridwell, Humar, Kor, Venables, Whittaker
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $395.00 ~ Regular $595.00, You Save $200.00 (34%)
- Item # OP1833H-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY 1981 1st UK ed Walt Unsworth Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Kurt Diemberger
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $80.00, You Save $50.01 (63%)
- Item # BK1833G-492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ENGLISH OUTCROPS Walt Unsworth 1964 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $30.01 (75%)
- Item # OP1665-492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MOUNTAINEERING Walt Unsworth 1975 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # OP1594-4923
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1981 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Kurt Diemberger
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $60.00, You Save $35.01 (58%)
- Item # BK1833H-4922
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1981 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 4 Copies Available SIGNED by Chris Bonington and Kurt Diemberger
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $80.00, You Save $50.01 (63%)
- Item # BK1833I-4253
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE YOUNG MOUNTAINEER Walter Unsworth 1959 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP5682-492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1981 1st US ed Fine SIGNED by 23: Messner, Habeler, Bridwell, Kor, Jeff Lowe, Child, Diemberger, House, Humar, Whittaker
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $395.00 ~ Regular $595.00, You Save $200.00 (34%)
- Item # OP1833G-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA: A TREKKER'S GUIDE Kev Reynolds 1996 Paperback Near Fine-Fine
By: Reynolds, Kev
Price $2.95 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $17.00 (85%)
- Item # GB294A-480
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
KANCHENJUNGA TREKKING & CLIMBING TOPO MAP 1:100,000. Pathubhara & Limbu Cultural Trail
By: Nepa Map, Kanchenjunga, Kangchenjunga, Kangchendzönga, Khangchendzonga,
Price $14.95
- Item # MP292
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LOST IN THE HIMALAYAS James Scott and Joanne Robertson 1993 New Paperback
By: Scott, James and Joanne Robertson
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $7.96 (61%)
- Item # BK5863-614
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ADVENTURE NEPAL WITH SHERPA THE EXPERTS Diana Penny Sherpani 1991 Paperback Near Fine
By: Sherpani, Diana Penny
Price $2.95 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $17.00 (85%)
- Item # OPG292-480
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREKKING MAP 1:125,000
By: National Geographic
Price $11.95
- Item # MP447
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREKKING MAP 1:75,000 GHANDRUNG, CHORAPANI
Price $17.95
- Item # MP225
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TREKKING IN HIDDEN LAND OF DOLPA-TARAP AND SHEY-POKSUMDO Paolo Gondini 1989 Paperback Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Gondini, Paolo
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $22.01 (88%)
- Item # OPG6104-4802
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TREKKING PEAKS OF NEPAL Bill O'Connor 1989 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: O'Connor, Bill
Price $14.95 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $10.00 (40%)
- Item # GB1129-5972
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NEPAL: THE FAR WESTERN REGION - A TRAVELLING COMPANION FOR TRAVELLERS, TREKKERS & CLIMBERS M. Lindenfelser 1993 Paperback Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Lindenfelser, M.
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $9.96 (77%)
- Item # OPG309-4803
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TREKKING IN THE NEPAL HIMALAYAS Stan Armington 1985 4th ed Paperback Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Armington, Stan
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $23.01 (92%)
- Item # OPG6116A-4803
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart