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 #: PL144-960
TO THE POLES BY SKI AND DOGSLED Joseph E. Murphy 1996 Softcover Fine
By Murphy, Joseph E.
Price: $4.00

List Price: $19.95
You Save $15.95 (80%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
Minnesota, 1996. 310 pp, color photos. Includes authors earlier books (1990) "South to the Pole by Ski" and "North to the Pole by Ski and Dogsled". New paperback. (only edition).
 
Nine men and Two women Pioneer a New Route to the South Pole. In the winter of 1988-89, eleven courageous explorers battled winds of up to 50 miles per hour and extreme cold to cross the barren ice and snow of Antarctica. Their goal: to pioneer the first route from the Ronne Ice Shelf to the South Pole. Along this arduous journey, five died.
 
Part of their trip led over uncharted territory covered with two inches of powder on 7,000 feet of ice, with complications of constant antarctic cold, hurricane-force winds, and unseen crevasses. After 53 days, when they stood on the bottom of the world, they had accomplished an historic feat and achieved several polar firsts. They were the first Americans to reach the South Pole overland by ski; the two women of the expedition were the first women ever to reach the South Pole overland.
 
 

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
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
10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION SHOULDER PATCH ORIGINAL NEW CONDITION! SPECIAL: 2 FOR $9.99
By: Army, U.S., 10th Mountain Division
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.01 (67%)
- Item # HW12A-18623
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION SHOULDER PATCH ORIGINAL WORLD WAR II USED
By: Army, U.S., 10th Mountain Division
Price $19.99
- Item # HW12B-5395
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION SHOULDER PATCH GREEN & BLACK WITH MOUNTAIN ROCKER NEW
By: Army, U.S., 10th Mountain Division
Price $14.99
- Item # HW12C-5395
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION MOUNTAIN ''ROCKER'' SHOULDER PATCH ORIGINAL NEW CONDITION!
By: Army, U.S., 10th Mountain Division
Price $7.99
- Item # HW12D-5395
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOUTH TO THE POLE BY SKI: NINE MEN AND TWO WOMEN PIONEER A NEW ROUTE TO THE SOUTH POLE Joseph Murphy 1990 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Murphy, Joseph E.
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $14.96 (75%)
- Item # OPPL288-9602
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TRAVELS IN THE ATLAS AND SOUTHERN MOROCCO: A NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATION J. B. Thomson 1889 1st UK ed Hardcover Very Good
By: Thomson, J.B.
Price $130.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $220.00 (63%)
- Item # OP1592-882
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: ADVENTURES OF AN EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHER Gordon Wiltsie 2006 1st ed Tall Hardcover Near Fine
By: Wiltsie, Gordon foreword by Alex Lowe
Price $35.00
- Item # PL2121A-950p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: ADVENTURES OF AN EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHER 2006 1st ed Tall Hardcover Near Fine SIGNED by Gordon Wiltsie
By: Wiltsie, Gordon
Price $69.95
- Item # PL2121B-949p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: ADVENTURES OF AN EXPEDITION PHOTOGRAPHER Gordon Wiltsie 2006 1st ed Tall Hardcover Near Fine
By: Wiltsie, Gordon
Price $29.95
- Item # PL2121A-949p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOUTH TO THE POLE BY SKI: NINE MEN AND TWO WOMEN PIONEER A NEW ROUTE TO THE SOUTH POLE Joseph Murphy 1990 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Murphy, Joseph E.
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $14.96 (75%)
- Item # OPPL288-9602
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE COLDEST CRUCIBLE: ARCTIC EXPLORATION AND AMERICAN CULTURE Michael F. Robinson 2006 Hardcover Fine INSCRIBED by Michael Robinson
By: Robinson, Michael F.
Price $35.00
- Item # PL4616-872
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
INTO THE GREAT EMPTINESS: PERIL AND SURVIVAL ON THE GREENLAND ICE CAP David Roberts 2022 New hardcover Multiple copies available
By: Roberts, David
Price $27.95 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $2.05 (7%)
- Item # PL5321-8852
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DRIVING TO GREENLAND Stark 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Stark, Peter
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $22.95, You Save $19.96 (87%)
- Item # PL197-9602
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DARKENING PEAKS: GLACIER RETREAT, SCIENCE AND SOCIETY Ben Orlove 2008 1st ed Hardcover New Multiple copies available
By: Orlove, Ben, Ellen Wiegandt, Brian H. Luckman
Price $29.95 ~ Regular $85.00, You Save $55.05 (65%)
- Item # PL4630-9582
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CANADIAN ALPINE JOURNAL 1978 VOLUME 61 12 copies available
By: Alpine Club of Canada
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $25.01 (71%)
- Item # CAJ1978-12 Vol 61
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THIN ICE: UNLOCKING THE SECRETS OF CLIMATE IN THE WORLD'S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN RANGES Bowen 2005 1st ed Hardcover Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Bowen, Mark
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # PL2083-94112
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FLIGHT TO THE NORTH POLE 24 AUGUST 1949 Francis Farquhar and Garfield Merner 1950 1st ed Softcover Near Fine
By: Farquhar, Francis P. and Garfield Merner
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $79.96 (80%)
- Item # PL7372-872
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1967 June Vinson Massif Antarctica First Ascent by Nick Clinch Multiple copies available
By: National Geographic Magazine 1967 June
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.01 (50%)
- Item # PLNG6706-2
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
OLIVINE FOURCHITES FROM RAYMOND FOSDICK MOUNTAINS, ANTARCTICA Clarence N. Fenner 1938 Pamphlet Fine
By: Fenner, Clarence N., Geographical Society of America
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.01 (67%)
- Item # PL7621-944
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BRIEF HISTORY OF POLAR EXPLORATION SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF FLYING W.L.G. Joerg 1930 1st ed Softcover Pamphlet and Maps in Slipcase Near Fine
By: Joerg, W.L.G.
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # PL5114-882
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart