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 #: BK1252A-597
THE ARMCHAIR MOUNTAINEER David Reuther 1989 Paperback Very Good
By Reuther, David and John Thorn (Editors)
Price: $4.99

List Price: $12.95
You Save $7.96 (61%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
Alabama, Menasha Ridge Press, 1989. 342 pp, illustrations. Used paperback. Very Good.

An anthology of the best writing from climbers of the modern age, including Chris Bonington, Yvon Chouinard, Maurice Herzog, Sir Edmund Hillary, Norman Mailer, Reinhold Messner, Galen Rowell, James Ramsey Ullman, Clinton Dent, Philip C. Gossett, Robert Graves, Peter Habeler, et al.
 
Few sports have the mystic allure that is so much a part of mountaineering. The rewards for success are great, as are the consequences for failure. So solitary a sport, mountaineering leads to the release of some of our innermost feelings; feelings of uncertainty, competitiveness, and the desire to conquer fear and physical limitation.
 
Within the pages of The Armchair Mountaineer are the accounts of many of the great triumphs and tragedies of mountaineering. The combination of great climbers and renowned authors leads to a volume filled with accounts of ascents from around the world, from a detailed account of the equipment necessary to ascend Yosemite's Lost Arrow to Rick Ridgeway's journal of the attack on K2, to Herzog on Annapurna, Hillary on Everest, and Reinhold Messner on the will to survive. Not surprisingly, some of the greatest authors of fiction have made their mark on the literature of climbing. 

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
ARIZONA TRAILS: 100 HIKES IN CANYON AND SIERRA David Mazel 1989 3rd ed Paperback Near Fine
By: Mazel, David
Price $3.99
- Item # GB5583-312
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
IN SYMPHONY AUSTERE Richard Frere 1989 New Paperback 2 Copies Available
By: Frere, Richard
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # BK496-6352
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN SKIING Vic Bein 1982 or 1989 Paperback Very Good-Near Fine
By: Bein, Vic
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $10.96 (85%)
- Item # OP6194-388
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EARTHBORN: IN CELEBRATING WILD PLACES John Beatty 1989 Paperback Very Good
By: Beatty, John
Price $3.95 ~ Regular $15.95, You Save $12.00 (75%)
- Item # OP6191-388
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CLIMBING ART MAGAZINE
By: THE CLIMBING ART MAGAZINE Pat Ament
Price $3.00
- Item # JR156-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ROCK SPORT: TRAINING AND TECHNIQUES FOR CLIMBERS John Forrest Gregory 1989 1st ed Paperback Near Fine
By: Gregory, John Forrest
Price $3.95 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $9.00 (69%)
- Item # BK553-635
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
OUT OF THE NOOSPHERE: ADVENTURE, SPORTS, TRAVEL, AND THE ENVIRONMENT 1998 Paperback New 2 Copies Available
By: Outside Magazine (The Editors Of)
Price $2.95 ~ Regular $15.00, You Save $12.05 (80%)
- Item # BK5848-8362
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MODERN OUTDOOR SURVIVAL: WILDERNESS SKILL AND TECHNIQUES FOR ALL CONDITIONS Dwight R. Schuh 1989 New Paperback 2 Copies Available
By: Schuh, Dwight R.
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $17.01 (85%)
- Item # BK5862-6142
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BASIC ESSENTIALS OF ROCK CLIMBING Mike Strassman 1989 1st ed Paperback Fine
By: Strassman, Mike
Price $1.95 ~ Regular $4.95, You Save $3.00 (61%)
- Item # BK5869-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE SEA AND THE ICE: A NATURALIST IN ANTARCTICA Louis J. Halle 1989 Paperback Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Halle, Louis J.
Price $0.99 ~ Regular $9.95, You Save $8.96 (90%)
- Item # PL93-2392
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1963 May Mount Rainier: Testing Ground for Everest
By: Bishop, Barry. National Geographic Magazine
Price $20.00
- Item # NG0563
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH DRAMA: MOUNTAIN RESCUE STORIES FROM FOUR CONTINENTS Hamish MacInnes 1980 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine
By: MacInnes, Hamish
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $15.01 (43%)
- Item # OP925-559
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE EXPEDITION COOKBOOK Carolyn Gunn 1988 1st ed Paperback Near Fine
By: Gunn, Carolyn
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP3453-612
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE AGE OF MOUNTAINEERING James Ramsey Ullman 1954 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Ullman, James Ramsey
Price $29.99
- Item # OP1660-559
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST RECONNAISSANCE: THE FIRST EXPEDITION OF 1921 Howard-Bury and Mallory 1991 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Howard-Bury, Charles and George Mallory
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $25.01 (56%)
- Item # BK1901A-3743
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 $599.00 ~ Regular $2500.00, You Save $1901.00 (76%)
- Item # BK520-425
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN WORLDS: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Margaret Seeden and George Mobley 1988 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: National Geographic, Sedeen and Mobley (Editors)
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $95.01 (95%)
- Item # OP6533-597
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MYSTERY BEAUTY AND DANGER: THE LITERATURE OF THE MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAIN CLIMBING PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH BEFORE 1946 Bob Bates 2000 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Bates, Robert H
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $30.01 (75%)
- Item # BK106-917
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST THE HARD WAY: THE FIRST ASCENT OF THE SOUTH WEST FACE 1976 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $54.99
- Item # OP216AB-677
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAINEERING AND ITS LITERATURE: A BIBLIOGRAPHY W.R. Neate 1980 1st ed Paperback Near Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Neate, W.R.
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $18.01 (90%)
- Item # OP602C-8316
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart