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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]

NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering: Powers, Phil
Powers, Phil NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering
1993 Stackpole Mechanicsburg 4th, 8vo, pp.241, many figs, wraps; fine #24028 $5.00
A thorough reference covering all aspects of mountaineering.[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]

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]

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]

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]

signedRossiter, Richard Rock Climbing Boulder Canyon
1999 Falcon Helena 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 313, 53 bw photos, many topo drawings, 3 maps; wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, We gotta do a bunch here. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, near fine #25207 $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]

signedRossiter, Richard Teton Classics: 50 Selected Climbs in Grand Teton National Park
1994 Chockstone Evergreen 2nd, 8vo, pp.126, 36 bw photos, topo drawings, 3 maps; wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Gotta do Jensen Ridge on Symmetry Spire FSOS 8/77 Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25211 $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]

Rudner, Ruth Bitterroot to Beartooth: Hiking Southwest Montana
1985 Sierra Club SF 1st, small 8vo, pp.x, 278, 20 maps; wraps; fine #25212 $5.00 $4.00
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]

Climber’s Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington: Sainsbury, George R.
signedSainsbury, George R. Climber’s Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington
1961 AAC NY 1st thus, small 8vo, pp.xii, 386, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, 70 sketches, 13 maps, appendix, red cloth; signed Fred Beckey, orig glassine wrapper chipped, cloth fine #27277 $75.00
Based on a previous edition of Fred Beckey’s classic first book published in 1949. With illustrations by Dee Molenaar.[read more]

Climber’s Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington: Sainsbury, George R.
signedSainsbury, George R. Climber’s Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington
1961 AAC NY 1st thus, small 8vo, pp.xii, 386, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, 70 sketches, 13 maps, appendix, red cloth; signed Fred Beckey & Dee Molenaar, cloth tight, fine #25744 $85.00
Based on a previous edition of Fred Beckey’s classic first book published in 1949. With illustrations by Dee Molenaar.[read more]

Bergsteigen Technik in Fels und Eis [Mountaineering Technique on Rock and Ice]: Schatz, Ruedi & Ernst Reiss
signedSchatz, Ruedi & Ernst Reiss Bergsteigen Technik in Fels und Eis [Mountaineering Technique on Rock and Ice]
1967 Schweizer Alpen-Club Zürich 1st, small 8vo, pp.175, 144 bw photos, many figs, dec blue cloth; signed ‘Ernst Reiss Lhotse 8516m. 18.5.1956’, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ slight rippling to some rear pages, else vg+ #26825 $45.00
A still useful guide to rock and ice technique. Reiss was a member of the 1956 Swiss Everest-Lhotse expedition. He and Fritz Luchsinger made the first ascent of Lhotse, fourth highest in the world.[read more]

The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering: Shaw, Robin
Shaw, Robin The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering
1983 Doubleday NY 2nd, 4to, pp.viii, 135, photo frontis, 89 bw photos, figures, appendices, wraps; very good #18352 $5.00
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Sherman, John Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America
1994 AAC Golden 1st, 8vo, pp.xxxvii, 292, photo frontis, many bw photos, 8 maps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #19741 $45.00
A truly excellent book on the history of bouldering with many anecdotes. The first in the AAC’s American Alpine Series and beautifully crafted.[read more]

Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America: Sherman, John
signedSherman, John Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America
1994 AAC Golden 1st, 8vo, pp.xxxvii, 292, photo frontis, many bw photos, 8 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #22156 $69.00 $59.00
A truly excellent book on the history of bouldering with many anecdotes. The first in the AAC’s American Alpine Series and beautifully crafted. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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