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Climber's Testament: Richmond, W. Kenneth.
Richmond, W. Kenneth. Climber's Testament
1950 Redman London 1st, 8vo, pp.246, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, red cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, unclipped, good+, cloth near fine #10033 $9.00
Reflections on climbing in the UK. Neate R30.[read more]

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]

Above All Things: Rideout, Tanis
Rideout, Tanis Above All Things
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.387, blue/green cloth; dj & cloth new #26442 $26.95
Rideout’s debut novel of obsession and divided loyalties weaves together the harrowing story of George Mallory's ill-fated 1924 attempt to be the first man to conquer Everest with that of a single day in the life of his wife as she waits at home in England for news of his return. A captivating blen[read more]

Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father
2001 Holt NY 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 21 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed by Ridgeway, dj w/ price sticker on back, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #21001 $18.00
This is Ridgeway’s account of the 1980 attempt on Minya Konka (24,891’) and the disasterous avalanche that left one of their members dead. He describes his return to the mountain 19 years later in the company of his deceased teamates daughter and the profound impact on them both. Rick won the 2002 A[read more]

Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father
2001 Holt NY 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 21 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24997 $24.00
This is Ridgeway’s account of the 1980 attempt on Minya Konka (24,891’) and the disasterous avalanche that left one of their members dead. He describes his return to the mountain 19 years later in the company of his deceased teamates daughter and the profound impact on them both. Rick won the 2002 A[read more]

The Big Open: On Foot Across Tibet's Chang Tang: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Big Open: On Foot Across Tibet's Chang Tang
2004 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 304, color photos, 3 maps, blue/orange cloth; signed Ridgeway & Conrad Anker, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth very fine #23585 $59.00
Ridgeway, Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Galen Rowell set out on foot across Tibet's remote Chang Tang plateau to locate the unknown calving grounds of the endangered Tibetan antelope, the chiru. heir grueling 275-mile trek across this 16,000-foot-high plateau, while pulling 250-pound rickshaws, is [read more]

signedRidgeway, Rick The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest
1979 Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 244, 19 bw photos, map, tan/blue boards; signed Ridgeway, Arlene Blum & Phillip Trimble, dj vg, cloth miss fep, blindstamp, else vg+ #12442 $59.00
The 1976 American Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Trimble was the expedition leader. Neate R32, SB R12, Yak R109.[read more]

The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest
1979 Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 244, 19 bw photos, map, tan/blue boards; signed Arlene Blum & Phillip Trimble, dj fine, cloth fine #11593 $79.00
The 1976 American Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Trimble was the expedition leader. Neate R32, SB R12, Yak R109.[read more]

The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest
1979 Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 244, 19 bw photos, map, tan/blue boards; signed Ridgeway, Arlene Blum & Phillip Trimble, dj fine, cloth fine #10034 $95.00
The 1976 American Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Trimble was the expedition leader. Neate R32, SB R12, Yak R109.[read more]

The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest
1979 Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 244, 19 bw photos, map, tan/blue boards; signed Richard Irvin & Phillip Trimble, dj fine, cloth fine #23880 $49.00
The 1976 American Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Trimble was the expedition leader. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R32, SB R12, Yak R109.[read more]

The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest
1979 Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 244, 19 bw photos, map, tan/blue boards; signed Ridgeway, Gerry Roach & Phillip Trimble, dj fine, cloth fine #10035 $105.00
The 1976 American Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Roach not only summitted Everest, at a later date, but also completed the Seven Summits. Trimble was the expedition leader. Neate R32, SB R12, Yak R109.[read more]

The Last Step: The American Ascent of K2: Ridgeway, Rick
Ridgeway, Rick The Last Step: The American Ascent of K2
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 301, 75 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; dj w/ edge wear, vg, cloth fine #23336 $49.00
The successful 1978 American expedition placed the first four Americans (Louis Reichardt, Rick Ridgeway, John Roskelly, and Jim Wickwire) on top of K2, the world’s second highest mountain and arguably the most difficult. Three of the team reached the summit without the use of supplemental oxygen. [read more]

The Last Step: The American Ascent of K2: Ridgeway, Rick
New signedRidgeway, Rick The Last Step: The American Ascent of K2
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 301, 75 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; signed Ridgeway, John Roskelley, dj w/ small edge tears, unclipped, else near fine, cloth tight, fine #22646 $95.00
The successful 1978 American expedition placed the first four Americans (Louis Reichardt, Rick Ridgeway, John Roskelly, and Jim Wickwire) on top of K2, the world’s second highest mountain and arguably the most difficult. Three of the team reached the summit without the use of supplemental oxygen. Th[read more]

The Last Step: The American Ascent of K2: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Last Step: The American Ascent of K2
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 301, 75 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; signed Ridgeway, Louis Reichardt, John Roskelley, & Jim Wickwire, dj rubbed, 1.5” closed tear top front, 1” closed tear top back, vg, cloth fine #24179 $145.00
The successful 1978 American expedition placed the first four Americans on top of K2, the world’s second highest mountain and arguably the most difficult. Three of the team reached the summit without the use of supplemental oxygen. This particular copy is signed by all four summiters. This is a grea[read more]

The Shadow of Kilimanjaro: On Foot Across East Africa: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Shadow of Kilimanjaro: On Foot Across East Africa
1998 Holt NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 288, map frontis, 32 bw photos, black/grey cloth; signed, dj w/ price sticker on back, unclipped, very fine, cloth very fine #25440 $29.00
In 1996, Ridgeway and four companions embarked on a five-hundred mile journey across East Africa from the summit of Kilimanjaro to the Indian Ocean. Unprotected among lions, elephants, rhinos and oryxes, he thoughtfully considers the effects of colonial expansion on Africa's indigenous peoples, its [read more]

Advanced Rockcraft: Robbins, Royal
signedRobbins, Royal Advanced Rockcraft
1973 La Siesta Press Glendale 1st, 8vo, pp.96, 26 bw photos, many diagrams, wraps; signed on his photo, fine #10038 $35.00
The follow-on to 'Basic Rockcraft'. Neate R39.[read more]

Basic Rockcraft: Robbins, Royal
signedRobbins, Royal Basic Rockcraft
1971 La Siesta Press Glendale 1st, 8vo, pp.71, 15 bw photos, many diagrams, wraps; signed Robbins on interior photo & Tom Frost on cover photo, fine #10041 $45.00
Robbins, one of America’s preeminent rock climbers, did much to develop the sport in Yosemite Valley. This is his classic instructional book emphasizing clean climbing. Neate R40.[read more]

My Life: Fail Falling: Robbins, Royal
signedRobbins, Royal My Life: Fail Falling
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.v, 188, 50 bw photos, 5 illus, wraps; signed, new #25620 $49.00
The second volume, in a planned series of seven, of Robbins’ life story. This chronicles the years 1950-1957 which saw the first free ascent of Open Book, Tahquitz (1952), the second ascent of Yosemite Point Buttress (1953), the second ascent of Sentinel Rock (1953), and Robbins’ climb of the Northw[read more]

My Life: The Golden Age: Robbins, Royal
signedRobbins, Royal My Life: The Golden Age
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 150, 87 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #26200 $49.00
The third volume, and last, in what was a planned series of seven, of Robbins’ life story. This chronicles the years 1957-1964 which saw Royal’s thrilling adventures during the Golden Age of Yosemite Valley. “The book is about what happened to me after the first ascent of the face of Half Dome. It c[read more]

My Life: To Be Brave: Robbins, Royal
signedRobbins, Royal My Life: To Be Brave
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 221, 7 color & 20 bw photos, 9 illus, appendix, wraps; signed, new #25333 $49.00
Richly entertaining and personal, this is the first volume of Robbins’ life story. He chronicles his early years growing up in Los Angeles, his introduction to climbing, and his solo ascent of the overhanging face of Yosemite’s Leaning Tower. This is the first in a planned series of seven books! [read more]

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