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 #: OP234C-801
THE MOUNTAIN OF MY FEAR 1968 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By Roberts, David
Price: $119.00


Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

London, 1968, 1st UK Book Club edition. 157 pp, b/w photos, maps. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket has minor wear, else Fine.

SIGNED/INSCRIBED by David Roberts: "For Dan - Good Climbing! David Roberts May 2001 Telluride"

Fine tale of the 2nd ascent of the West Face of Mount Huntington in Alaska. The publication of The Mountain of My Fear in 1968 changed the face of the mountaineering narrative. With this book, the world of climbing and the world of literature witnessed the emergence of a man whose brilliance in both fields is legendary. In The Mountain of My Fear, Roberts and Don Jensen come together only a year after the Deborah climb. In this account, they and two other Harvard students attempt an ascent of Mount Huntington, for the first time via its treacherous west face. The peak had been reached only once before, by Lionel Terray, via one of its less dangerous ridges. The Mountain of My Fear is the story of a magnificent achievement. It is also the story of how the perfect adventure turned into tragedy in a single instant when Roberts' partner plunged, silently and swiftly, off the face of the mountain.

This is the account of the first ascent of the West Face of Mt Huntington in Alaska. This was the first big face to be climbed on an Alaskan peak. It was a remarkable ascent for the time, especially since it was achieved by a relatively unknown, young team of 4 Harvard students. Mt Huntington had only been climbed one time prior to the Harvard expedition. The first ascent was made by a large-scale expedition led by Lionel Terray in 1964, the last major first ascent by the great alpinist.

This was David Roberts' first book. He continues to write award-winning books and articles that are published worldwide. He has made several pioneering, significant first ascents in Alaska including the Wickersham Wall on Mt McKinley, Kachatna Spire, East Face of Mt Dickey, etc. He co-authored with Bradford Washburn the magnificent book, Mount McKinley, The Conquest of Denali and ghost wrote Ed Viesturs' story of his 8000 meter climbs.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
THE MOUNTAIN OF MY FEAR 1968 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David
Price $119.00
- Item # OP234B-8012
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DEBORAH: A WILDERNESS NARRATIVE David Roberts 1970 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David
Price $95.00 ~ Regular $135.00, You Save $40.00 (30%)
- Item # OP235-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE MOUNTAIN OF MY FEAR David Roberts 1968 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 2 Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Roberts, David
Price $29.99
- Item # OP234A-8012
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOMENTS OF DOUBT, AND OTHER MOUNTAINEERING WRITINGS 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED/INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David
Price $79.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $20.95 (21%)
- Item # BK1276A-5233
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DEBORAH: A WILDERNESS NARRATIVE David Roberts 1970 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Roberts, David
Price $75.00 ~ Regular $135.00, You Save $60.00 (44%)
- Item # OP235-643
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE ROUTES: FURTHER ADVENTURE WRITINGS 1997 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David with Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Price $89.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $10.95 (11%)
- Item # BK1273B-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE ROUTES: FURTHER ADVENTURE WRITINGS David Roberts 1997 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Roberts, David, Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Price $22.95
- Item # BK1273C-4882
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE ROUTES: FURTHER ADVENTURE WRITINGS 1997 Advanced Reading Sample SIGNED by David Roberts and Jon Krakauer
By: Roberts, David with Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $45.01 (60%)
- Item # BK1273A-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LIMITS OF THE KNOWN David Roberts 2018 Hardcover DJ New 2 Copies Available
By: Roberts, David
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $26.95, You Save $6.96 (26%)
- Item # BK3266-6572
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SANDSTONE SPINE: SEEKING THE ANASAZI ON THE FIRST TRAVERSE OF THE COMB RIDGE 2006 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David, Photographs by Greg Child
Price $79.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $20.95 (21%)
- Item # BK2118-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE ROUTES: FURTHER ADVENTURE WRITINGS 1997 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David with Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Price $89.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $10.95 (11%)
- Item # BK1273B-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE FROM LUCANIA David Roberts 2002 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Roberts, David
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $23.00, You Save $18.01 (78%)
- Item # BK1854-52339
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SANDSTONE SPINE: SEEKING THE ANASAZI ON THE FIRST TRAVERSE OF THE COMB RIDGE 2006 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David, Photographs by Greg Child
Price $79.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $20.95 (21%)
- Item # BK2118-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
POINTS UNKNOWN: A CENTURY OF GREAT EXPLORATION 2000 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David (Editor)
Price $69.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $30.95 (31%)
- Item # BK1277-4122
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE ROUTES: FURTHER ADVENTURE WRITINGS David Roberts 1997 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Roberts, David, Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Price $22.95
- Item # BK1273C-4882
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOMENTS OF DOUBT, AND OTHER MOUNTAINEERING WRITINGS 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED/INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David
Price $79.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $20.95 (21%)
- Item # BK1276A-5233
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE LAST OF HIS KIND: THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF BRADFORD WASHBURN, AMERICA'S BOLDEST MOUNTAINEER David Roberts 2009 1st ed New Hardcover Multiple Copies Available
By: Roberts, David
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $25.99, You Save $21.00 (81%)
- Item # BK2431-2976
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE ROUTES: FURTHER ADVENTURE WRITINGS 1997 Advanced Reading Sample SIGNED by David Roberts and Jon Krakauer
By: Roberts, David with Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $45.01 (60%)
- Item # BK1273A-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE FROM LUCANIA 2002 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David
Price $49.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $50.95 (51%)
- Item # BK1854F-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DEBORAH: A WILDERNESS NARRATIVE David Roberts 1970 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by David Roberts
By: Roberts, David
Price $95.00 ~ Regular $135.00, You Save $40.00 (30%)
- Item # OP235-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ASCENT OF MOUNT ST. ELIAS [ALASKA] BY H.R.H. PRINCE LUIGI AMEDEO DI SAVOIA, DUKE OF THE ABRUZZI Filippo de Filippi 1900 1st UK ed Near Fine
By: Filippi, Filippo de, Photographs by Vittorio Sella, Duke of the Abruzzi
Price $650.00 ~ Regular $1200.00, You Save $550.00 (46%)
- Item # OP260B-576p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
2013 ASCENT THE CLIMBING LIFE Rock and Ice, Steve Roper, Allen Steck
By: Roper, Steve and Allen Steck, Rock and Ice
Price $14.95
- Item # JR275C
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NEAR DEATH IN THE MOUNTAINS: TRUE STORIES OF DISASTER AND SURVIVAL Cecil Kuhne 2008
By: Kuhne, Cecil (Editor)
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $10.00 (67%)
- Item # BK2357-274
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
COMMON AS AIR Lewis Hyde 2010 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hyde, Lewis
Price $4.99
- Item # BK6818-928
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBING AND GYMNASTICS: HISTORICAL CONNECTIONS BETWEEN THE TWO SPORTS 1800s-1990. John Gill 2009 1st ed New SIGNED by John Gill
By: Gill, John
Price $95.00
- Item # BK4315-576
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DIE EWIGEN BERGE [THE ETERNAL MOUNTAINS] Hans Tharau 1882 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Tharau, Hans [Thekla von Weling] Images by Helga von Cramm
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $35.01 (88%)
- Item # OP5010-212
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BETSY COWLES PARTRIDGE: MOUNTAINEER Janet Robertson 1998 1st edition Hardcover DJ New
By: Robertson, Janet
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $5.01 (17%)
- Item # OP3436AB-677
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MAWSON'S WILL: THE GREATEST SURVIVAL STORY EVER WRITTEN Lennard Bickel 2000 Paperback New
By: Bickel, Lennard
Price $14.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $5.01 (25%)
- Item # PL28-326
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
KARLUK: THE GREAT UNTOLD STORY OF ARCTIC EXPLORATION William Laird McKinlay 1977 1st US ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By: McKinlay, William Laird
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $89.96 (90%)
- Item # PL6293-253
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WORLD'S LONGEST CLIMB: DEAD SEA TO EVEREST SUMMIT Pauline Sanderson 2011 1st ed Softcover New Multiple Copies Available
By: Sanderson, Pauline
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $30.01 (60%)
- Item # BK2598-2974
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