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Backpack Techniques: Mendenhall, Ruth Dyar
Mendenhall, Ruth Dyar Backpack Techniques
1967 La Siesta Press Glendale 8vo, pp.36., 4 bw photos, sketches, wraps; name stamp, fine #27153 $5.00
Through a series of informative articles on the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of backpacking Mendenhall takes her reader through a brief discussion of the pre-planning and dreaming of you proposed trip, to that delightful, but often needlessly expensive shopping for gear and food; on to the wilderness trails.[read more]

How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art: Meyer, Kathleen
Meyer, Kathleen How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
1994 Ten Speed Press Berkeley rev ed, 8vo, pp.107, illus, wraps; fine #27276 $2.95
A classic!?[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMitchell, John, ed. Guide Book to Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro
1971 Mountain Club of Kenya Nairobi 3rd, 16mo, pp.240, 16 bw photos, 6 maps/diagrams, 2 fldg maps, appendix, plastic covered wraps; cover a bit wrinkled as usual, vg #24909 $39.00 $35.10
This third edition was completely revised from the prior 1963 edition. Neate Q808. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library,
High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks: Neate, Jill
Neate, Jill High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.x, 213, 64 color & 60 bw photos, 57 maps, map eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27413 $59.00
A comprehensive book covering each of the over 400 peaks in the 7000 metre range, an area receiving increased focus and activity, with locations, access, routes, and extensive bibliographic data. Surprisingly hard to find and a useful reference.[read more]

Mountaineering in the Andes: A Sourcebook for Climbers: Neate, Jill
Neate, Jill Mountaineering in the Andes: A Sourcebook for Climbers
1994 RGS London 2nd, 8vo, pp.viii, 256, 29 maps, appendices, wraps; fine #23985 $19.00
A great reference which includes topography and climbing history, peak gazetteer, mountaineering organizations, government agencies, and a Spanish glossary. Covers Venezuela, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Pategonia, and Tierra del Fuego.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryNesbit, Paul W. Longs Peak: Its Story and a Climbing Guide
1955 Nesbit Colorado Springs 3rd rev, 8vo, pp.48, 32 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; near fine #24921 $7.00 $6.30
This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library, click here.[read more]

A Climber’s Guide to Sonamarg Kashmir: Noyce, Wilfrid, et al.
signedNoyce, Wilfrid, et al. A Climber’s Guide to Sonamarg Kashmir
[1945] Himalayan Club Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 51, 10 bw photos, sketch, fldg map, pictorial boards; xlib Himalayan Club, issued w/o dj, boards rubbed, signed Richard Irvin, vg #23476 $75.00
Noyce’s first work, published for the Himalayan Club. This monograph was compiled from reports by instructors of the Aircrew Mountain Course at Sonamarg who had made the various ascents. Scarce. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Guide to the Colorado Mountains: Ormes, Robert M., ed.
Ormes, Robert M., ed. Guide to the Colorado Mountains
1972 Sage Denver 6th, 16mo, pp.xiii, 300, 34 bw photos, 36 maps, appendix, illus black cloth; cloth w/ ink mark to ffep, vg #27321 $5.00 $2.50
To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Guide to the Colorado Mountains: Ormes, Robert M., ed.
Ormes, Robert M., ed. Guide to the Colorado Mountains
1955 Sage Denver 3rd, 16mo, pp.256, map frontis, 6 color & 38 bw photos, 38 maps, red cloth; dj worn, good, cloth w/ name, vg #9987 $9.00 $5.00
To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Guide to the Ruwenzori: The Mountains of the Moon: Osmaston, H. A. & D. Pasteur
Osmaston, H. A. & D. Pasteur Guide to the Ruwenzori: The Mountains of the Moon
1972 Mountain Club of Uganda Kampala 1st, small 8vo, pp.200, photo frontis, 16 bw photos, 15 figs, 9 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; cloth w/ name/address, vg #25743 $49.00
The original comprehensive guide to the Rwenzori (Ruwenzori) mountains of Uganda.[read more]

Rocky Butte Quarry: A Climbers Guide to Urban Rock (Oregon): Pajunas, Mike & Bob McGown
signedPajunas, Mike & Bob McGown Rocky Butte Quarry: A Climbers Guide to Urban Rock (Oregon)
1989 Pvt Prt 2nd, 8vo, pp.65, 4 bw photos, 18 topos, 20 illus, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed by McGown, fine #27229 $15.00
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A Price Guide to Books Concerning Mountaineering in the Himalayas: Palmer, Dek
Palmer, Dek A Price Guide to Books Concerning Mountaineering in the Himalayas
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.153, wraps; new. #22202 $19.95
A useful starting point for the ever-changing world of book pricing. Prices are based on UK prices and do not reflect variations for condition.[read more]

The New Wilderness Handbook: Petzold, Paul
signedPetzold, Paul The New Wilderness Handbook
1984 Norton NY Revised & Updated, pp.317, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, appendices, wraps; signed Paul Petzo Petzoldt Mt. Film Fest. Telluride Co 527-95, fine #26823 $95.00 $45.00
A revised edition of Petzoldt’s guide designed for anyone who ventures into the wilderness. Conservation is the theme: of the individual, of equipment, and of the environment. Clothing, equipment, and rations are thoroughly discussed, along with the necessity of good expedition behaviour. There are [read more]

The Canadian Rockies: An Altitude SuperGuide: Pole, Graeme
Pole, Graeme The Canadian Rockies: An Altitude SuperGuide
1997 Altitude Canmore 2nd rev, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 209 color & 53 bw photos, 15 illus, 27 color maps, wraps; slight bend to back cover, else fine #27619 $24.95 $5.95
The world’s best-selling guide to the Canadian Rockies. Whether you’re planning your trip, looking for a perfect road guide, or searching for a lasting and complete record of your journey, this is the book for you. To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

Popko, Maciej Góry pod pólksiezycem
1974 Iskry Warsaw 1st, 8vo, pp.171, 29 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj vg+, wraps fine. #21998 $19.00
Account of a 1967 Polish expedition to the Cilo Dag Range in East Turkey. In Polish, no English translation.[read more]

Climbing and Hiking in Ecuador: Rachowiecki, Rob
Rachowiecki, Rob Climbing and Hiking in Ecuador
1984 Bradt Bucks 1st, 8vo, pp.161, frontis, 10 bw illus, 1 color & 21 bw maps, appendices, wraps; near fine #13404 $9.00
Ecuador offers experienced climbers some good new routes, while giving others the excitement of high altitude ascents. For the less ambitious there are walks and treks varying from a half day to a week, skirting the volcanoes in the highlands and descending to coast and jungle. Rachowiecki is a re[read more]

Neige et Roc: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Neige et Roc
1959 Hachette Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.191, color frontis, 14 color & 285 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; inscribed, issued w/o dj, cloth w fine #18715 $79.00
An instruction book on the best clothing, footwear, and equipment, at the time, for snow and ice climbing and how to match technique to conditions. A classic, in French.[read more]

Schweizer Berge , Montagnes Suisses, Montagne Svizzere, Swiss Mountains: Reist, Dolf
signedReist, Dolf Schweizer Berge , Montagnes Suisses, Montagne Svizzere, Swiss Mountains
1972 Benteli Bern 1st, 8vo, [pp.127], 103 bw photos, map, wraps; signed & dated 15.8.72, fine #23756 $45.00 $39.00
Reist was a member of the second successful Everest expedition in 1955. This is a photo-book of peaks from 25 different regions of Switzerland. Most of the photos are by Reist. Photo captions in German, French, Italian, and English. To see all of our Sale Items,
Ricker, John F. Yuraq Janka: Guide to the Peruvian Andes Part 1: Cordilleras Blanca and Rosko
1981 Alpine Club of Canada American Alpine Club 2nd, 8vo, pp.180, 11 bw fldg panoramas, 45 bw photos, 4 fldg maps, wraps; new. #23539 $14.00
An excellent reference for those planning to climb in Peru. Neate Q888.[read more]

signedRoberts, Jack Colorado Ice
1998 Polar Star Boulder 1st, small 8vo, pp.312, photo frontis, 107 bw photos, 9 topo drawings, 40 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Thanks for coming to climb in ?, Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25205 $19.00 $15.20
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

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