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Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber: Roper, Steve
Roper, Steve Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber
1998 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, map eps, red cloth; dj w/ 2 edge tears, fine, cloth fine #4265 $27.00
Roper recollects the most significant climbs, most riveting controversies, and most revealing anecdotes from the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing. A nicely done book.[read more]

Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber: Roper, Steve
signedRoper, Steve Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber
1998 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, map eps, red cloth; signed Henry Barber, Ed Cooper, Glen Denny, Royal Robbins, & Ed Webster, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27691 $145.00
Roper recollects the most significant climbs, most riveting controversies, and most revealing anecdotes from the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing. Both Barber and Robbins have inscribed this book to Phil Hanson. Barber and Hanson climbed together in Colorado, Utah, California, and the East Coast. A n[read more]

Ascent: The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image: Roper, Steve & Allen Steck
Roper, Steve & Allen Steck Ascent: The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image
1984 Sierra Club SF Vol 4, 4to, pp.x, 177, photo frontis, 22 color & 54 bw photos, 22 sketches, map, red/black cloth; dj lightly rubbed, near fine, cloth fine #10048 $29.00
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Fifty Classic Climbs of North America: Roper, Steve & Allen Steck
signedRoper, Steve & Allen Steck Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
1979 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 324, 189 bw photos, 7 maps, tan cloth; inscribed Allen Steck to Dick Irvin, signed Irvin & Ed Webster, dj w/ two tears, vg, cloth fine #23917 $175.00
Nice copies of this scarce first edition are increasingly hard to find. A classic.[read more]

Fifty Classic Climbs of North America: Roper, Steve, & Alan Steck, eds
signedRoper, Steve, & Alan Steck, eds Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
1979 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 324, 189 bw photos, 7 maps, tan cloth; signed Chris Jones on interior page, cloth tight, fine #27500 $89.00
Nice copies of this scarce first edition are increasingly hard to find. A classic.[read more]

Rose, David & Ed Douglas Regions of the Heart: The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.283, 16 bw photos, brown/black cloth; dj & cloth new #18679 $25.00 $20.00
Alison Hargreaves demonstrated her technical skill by climbing the six great north faces of the Alps (The Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, Eiger, Badile, Dru, and Cima Grande) all in one summer. In May 1995 Alison proved she was also a high-altitude mountaineer when she became the first woman to climb[read more]

signedRose, David & Ed Douglas Regions of the Heart: The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.283, 16 bw photos, brown/black cloth; signed Ed Douglas, dj fine, cloth fine. #21099 $45.00
Alison Hargreaves demonstrated her technical skill by climbing the six great north faces of the Alps (The Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, Eiger, Badile, Dru, and Cima Grande) all in one summer. In May 1995 Alison proved she was also a high-altitude mountaineer when she became the first woman to climb[read more]

Rose, Eugene A. High Odyssey: The First Solo Winter Ascent of Mt. Whitney and the Muir Trail Area, from the Diary of Orland Bartholomew and Photographs Taken by Him
1974 Howell-North Berkeley 1st, 8vo, pp.160, photo frontis, 51 bw photos, map eps, brown cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #13657 $29.00
In the winter of 1928, Bartholomew undertook a six-month solo ski-mountaineering expedition through the Sierra Nevada. A good read. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R70.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
Roskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10056 $19.00 $16.15
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; signed Roskelley & Jeff Lowe, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24717 $49.00
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). Lowe was a member of the Tawoche team.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; signed Roskelley & Jeff Lowe, dj fine, cloth w/ name stamp, else fine #26135 $49.00 $45.00
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). Lowe was a member of the Tawoche team.[read more]

Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition
2000 US rep, 8vo, pp.237, sketch frontis, 12 color & 19 bw photos, map, wraps; signed, new. #21448 $19.95
The 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, succeeding in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expedition that unraveled in the face of adversity yet pulled together to reach the top. Dee Molenaar ha[read more]

signedRoskelley, John Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition
1987 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.240, map frontis, 71 bw photos, map, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ gift inscription, fine #10058 $49.00
The 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, succeeding in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expedition that unraveled in the face of adversity yet pulled together to reach the top. Dee Molenaar ha[read more]

Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition
1987 Stackpole Harrisburg 3rd, 8vo, pp.240, map frontis, 71 bw photos, map, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj spine faded, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24486 $35.00
The 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, succeeding in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expedition that unraveled in the face of adversity yet pulled together to reach the top. Dee Molenaar ha[read more]

Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition: Roskelley, John
Roskelley, John Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition
1987 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.240, map frontis, 71 bw photos, map, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj spine fading, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ slight separation between frontis & title page, else fine #18668 $19.00 $16.15
The 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, succeeding in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expedition that unraveled in the face of adversity yet pulled together to reach the top. Dee Molenaar has [read more]

Stories Off the Wall: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Stories Off the Wall
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 32 color & 24 bw photos, red cloth; signed Roskelley & Jim Wickwire, dj near fine, cloth fine #24602 $49.00 $45.00
A fine collection of stories from the Cascades and Yosemite to the Karakoram, Himalaya, and Russian Pamirs. Out of print in hardcover. SB R002.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryRoskelley, John Stories Off the Wall
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 32 color & 24 bw photos, red cloth; dj w/ large taped tears back, book, cloth w/ name, fine #25052 $19.00 $17.10
A fine collection of stories from the Cascades and Yosemite to the Karakoram, Himalaya, and Russian Pamirs. Out of print in hardcover. SB R002. 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 curre[read more]

Stories Off the Wall: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Stories Off the Wall
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 32 color & 24 bw photos, red cloth; signed, dj w/ slight spine fade, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10061 $45.00
A fine collection of stories from the Cascades and Yosemite to the Karakoram, Himalaya, and Russian Pamirs. Out of print in hardcover. SB R002.[read more]

The Roskelley Collection: Nanda Devi, Last Days, and Stories Off the Wall: Roskelley, John
Roskelley, John The Roskelley Collection: Nanda Devi, Last Days, and Stories Off the Wall
2012 US 1st thus, thick 8vo, pp.668, photo frontis, 22 color & 116 bw photos, 2 sketches, wraps; new #26097 $39.95
A single-volume collection of Roskelley’s three great books. Nanda Devi tells the story of the 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, which succeeded in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expediti[read more]

Northwest Mountaineering: Rossit, Edward
signedRossit, Edward Northwest Mountaineering
1965 Caxton Idaho 1st, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 13 bw photos, blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ taped tears top spine, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ gift inscription, tight, fine #10062 $19.00
A guidebook on the principal mountains of the Northwest including equipment needed and how to get there. Neate R75.[read more]

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