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 #: PL209
POLAR DREAM; THE HEROIC SAGA OF THE FIRST SOLO JOURNEY BY A WOMAN AND HER DOG TO THE POLE Thayer 1993 1st edition DJ
By Thayer, Helen
Price: $10.00

List Price: $22.00
You Save $12.00 (55%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
NY, 1993, 1st edition. 254 pp, color photos. In March 1988, Thayer, a 50-year-old New Zealander, set out from Resolute, NW Territories, to ski to the North Magnetic Pole, located just south of King Christian Island; she pulled her supplies (160 lbs.) on a sled. Three days before departure, a hunter gave her a black husky, Charlie, as protection against polar bears.
 
The animal proved to be an ideal companion, saving her life and her sanity. It was a grueling journey: woman and dog fought off polar bears, barely escaped drowning, survived storms. Near the end, a gale blew away most of Thayer's food supplies; her daily ration during the final week was a handful of walnuts and a pint of water. After 364 miles, 27 days, Thayer and Charlie were picked up by plane on Melena Island--mission accomplished. This is an exciting story of human endurance and of a remarkable animal. Hardcover, DJ, New.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
FROM THE BLACK FOREST TO TIBET: ONE WOMAN'S MOUNTAINS Trudy Healy 1993 1st ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Healy, Trudy
Price $7.99 ~ Regular $18.95, You Save $10.96 (58%)
- Item # BK5148-611
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
INDIAN ADVENTURE: A BACKPACKER'S GUIDE TO INDIA Amanda Moorhouse 1993 Paperback Fine
By: Moorhouse, Amanda
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $16.01 (80%)
- Item # BK5836-836
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NORTH POLE, SOUTH POLE: A GUIDE TO THE ECOLOGY AND RESOURCES OF THE ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC Stonehouse 1990 1st edition Hc
By: Stonehouse, Bernard
Price $25.00
- Item # PL119
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SHADOWS ON THE WASTELAND CROSSING ANTARCTICA WITH RANULPH FIENNES Stroud 1993 1st edition HC
By: Stroud, Mike
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $21.95, You Save $11.96 (54%)
- Item # PL201
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SHADOWS ON THE WASTELAND CROSSING ANTARCTICA WITH RANULPH FIENNES Stroud 1993 1st edition Paperback
By: Stroud, Mike
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $7.96 (61%)
- Item # PL202
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SEVEN SUMMITS OF SUCCESS Robert Heller and Rebecca Stephens 2005 1st ed New Paperback
By: Heller, Robert, Rebecca Stephens
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $15.01 (60%)
- Item # BK2243-611
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TERRA INCOGNITA TRAVELS IN ANTARCTICA Wheeler 1996 1st Ed DJ
By: Wheeler, Sara
Price $25.00
- Item # PL225
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WHAT THE TRAVELLER SAW Eric Newby 1993 Paperback New 3 Copies Available
By: Newby, Eric
Price $3.95 ~ Regular $15.95, You Save $12.00 (75%)
- Item # BK1107-8363
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TIBET: A TREKKING GUIDE TO SOUTHERN TIBET 1993 Bob Gibbons and Sian Pritchard-Jones 1993 Paperback Near Fine-Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Gibbons, Bob
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $22.01 (88%)
- Item # OPG464-4806
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN REVIEW MAGAZINE FULL SET ISSUES 1-9 1993-1994
By: Mountain Review Magazine, Ed Douglas
Price $149.99
- Item # JR232B-381
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


NANDA DEVI: THE TRAGIC EXPEDITION 1987 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED by John Roskelley
By: Roskelley, John
Price $69.00 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $31.00 (31%)
- Item # OP189C-5233
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ASCENT OF DENALI (MOUNT MCKINLEY: A NARRATIVE OF THE FIRST COMPLETE ASCENT OF THE HIGHEST PEAK IN NORTH AMERICA Hudson Stuck 1914 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Stuck, Hudson
Price $349.00 ~ Regular $500.00, You Save $151.00 (30%)
- Item # OP420C-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE GENUS EPILOBIUM IN THE HIMALAYAN REGION [WILLOWHERBS, FIREWEED] P.H. Raven 1962 1st ed Ex Lib Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By: Raven, P.H.
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $32.01 (91%)
- Item # OP1378-560
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SKI OG STAVTEKNIKK FOR LANGRENN SLALAM OG GANG [SKI AND SKATE TECHNIQUE FOR CROSS COUNTRY SKIING, SLALOM AND WALKING] Jacob Schjolberg 1935 1st ed Paperback Very Good
By: Schjolberg, Jacob
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $15.01 (43%)
- Item # OP3706-173
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE Aron Ralston 2004 Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Ralston, Aron
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $20.01 (80%)
- Item # BK2007-297
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GREAT CLIMBS: A CELEBRATION OF WORLD MOUNTAINEERING 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $40.00 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $5.00 (11%)
- Item # BK2270-866
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE NEXT HORIZON: AUTOBIOGRAPHY II 1973 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 3 Copies Available SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $45.00 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $5.00 (10%)
- Item # OP283-8663
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBING BLIND Colette Richard 1967 1st USA ed Hardcover DJ/No DJ Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Richard, Colette
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP621A-1143
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HUDSON VALLEY WATERFALL GUIDE Russell Dunn 2006 New Paperback 3 Copies Available
By: Dunn, Russell
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $17.95, You Save $8.00 (45%)
- Item # GB5639-8637
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
AVALANCHE HANDBOOK Ronald I. Perla and M. Martinelli. 1976 1st ed USFS Paperback Near Fine
By: Perla, Ronald I. and M. Martinelli
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $15.01 (43%)
- Item # OP912-479
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart