Category: Mountain Climbing


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The Great Glacier and Its House The Story of the First Center of Alpinism in North America, 1885-1925

By: Putnam, William L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, American Alpine Club: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17078

ISBN: 0930410130

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 223 pages; "Spanning forty years, this book recreates the spirit of a golden age of exploration and travel when adventure-seeking men and women made grand tours into an unknown wilderness and alpinists, scientists, photographers, and tourists discovered for the first time the secrets of a great and varied land.In the mighty Selkirk Mountains of Canada lies Rogers Pass which was the scene of three major events in the history of North America: in 1884, it presented an enormous obstacle to th... View more info

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Reaching the Summits

By: Thivierge, Francois-guy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, Sylvain Harvey: 2011

Seller ID: 16151

ISBN: 2923794346

Condition: Near Fine

As new, still in shrink wrap. Because this is still in shrink wrap, I cannot state edition or printing. Being an oversized book, it may require extra for shipping. ; Trade PB; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 240 pages; "Adventurer and mountaineer Fran├žois-Guy Thivierge has conquered the highest peaks on the planet. His book, aimed at both explorers and the general public, is a passionate account of the path that led him to reach the summits. Magnificently illustrated with images taken on the spot, this 240-page coffee-table book features over a hundred colourful photo... View more info

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Karawanken Brucke und Bollwerk

By: Tuschar, Hans M

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Klagfurten, Verlag Johannes Heyn: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12000

ISBN: 3853665470

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Some chipping head of DJ spine, scuffing ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve. A beautiful photographic record of this striking terrain. ; 175 pages; (from Wikipedia) "Karawanken (German) or Karavanke (Slovenian) is a mountain range on the border between Slovenia and Austria. With a total length of 120 km, the Karawanken chain is the longest range in Europe. Together with the Kamnik Alps and the Savinja Alps, the Karawanken chain forms a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. There are therefore a number of mountain passes on important trade routes. Nowadays both rai... View more info