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Bugaboo Dreams: a Story of Skiers, Helicopters and Mountains

By Donahue, Topher

BC, Canada: Rocky Mountain Books, 2008. Take the snowiest mountains in Canada, add two Austrian immigrants, an army of adrenaline-addicted skiers (kings, queens, billionaires, average people and everyday ski bums) and throw a helicopter into the mix for an unforgettable story of mountain adventure. The tale begins when two childhood friends - Hans Gmoser and Leo Grillmair - leave post-war Austria and travel to Canada in search of adventure. They stumble upon employment taking skiers across the vast glaciers and through the thick forests of Western Canada. When skiers start asking the immigrant mountaineers if it would be possible to use a helicopter to reach the best high-altitude powder, the two find themselves catapulted into a project brimming with more adventure, success, tragedy and fame than they could have dreamed.Complete with archival and contemporary photos, this is the inside story of the people, thrills, accidents and innovations behind the evolution of a sport from a dangerous, ramshackle and lawless enterprise into a multi-million dollar industry offering reliable access to one of the world's most exciting forms of recreation. 293pp.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.62

Switzerland in Prose and Poetry

By Lunn, Arnold

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1947. D/J mostly complete but with some loss and tearing.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.65

Medicine for Mountaineering and Other Wilderness Activities
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Medicine for Mountaineering and Other Wilderness Activities

By Edited By James Wilkerson

Seattle: Mountaineers Books, 1992. Fourth Edition. Paperback. Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.97

The Alpine Journal a Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation By Members of the Alpine Club Volume II 1865 - 1866

By Edited By George, H.B.

London: Longmans Green Reader and Dyer, 1866. 431pp.Lacks last coloured plate.Lacks spine, and boards detached.First Edition.1866.Previous owner's signature on ffep.. First Edition. Cloth. Poor/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$33.24

Gluckliche Tage Auf Hohen Bergen: Die Viertausender Der Schweizer Alpen

By Schmid, Walter

Germany: Hallwag N.B. Darkening to edges of boards and spine. Rubbing to edges and corners of D/J with some chipping and minimal loss. TEXT IN GERMAN.. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.62

The Mountaineer's Week-end Book

By Styles, Showell

London: Seeley Service and Co N.B. No Date. Rubbing and fading to edges and corners of boards. Bottom edge of front board a little bumped. Chipping to head and tail of spine and corners of D/J. . Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.30

Peaks and Valleys

By Smythe, F. S.

London: A & C Black, 1938. N.B. No Dust Jacket/ Previous owners inscription to ffep. Bookplate and inscription to front paste down. Corners of boards and head and tail of spine a little rubbed. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

The Structure of the Alps

By Collet, Leon W.

London: Edward Arnold, 1927. N.B. No Dust Jacket. Boards slightly bowed. Indentation and scratch to centre of front board. Light rubbing to corners. Slight mark to rear board. . Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.94

The Romance of Mountaineering

By Irving, R. L. G.

London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1935. N.B. No Dust Jacket. Light rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners of boards. Rubbing to spine. Foxing to end papers. . First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.62

Climbers Guide to the Cuillin of Skye Volume 1 Glen Brittle

By Simpson, J. W.

Edinburgh: Scottish Mountaineering Trust, 1969. Third Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/j as Published. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$6.65

The White Spider the Story of The North Face of the Eiger

By Harrer, Heinrich

London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1960. Second Impression.No Jacket.Fading to spine.. Second Impression. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.94

Fuhrer Durch Die Glocknerruppe

By Dr. Franz Tursky

Wien: Artaria, 1925. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$6.65

Selected climbs in the Bernese Alps from the Lötschenpass to the Grimselpass (Alpine club guide books series]

By Collomb, Robin G.

London: The Alpine Club, 1968. First Edition. Paperback. Good/No d/j as Published. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$6.65

A Companion to Wainwright's Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells (Wainwright Pictorial Guides)

By Compiled By Joan Newsome

London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1992. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$6.65

Into the Silence: The great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest
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Into the Silence: The great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

By Davis, Wade

London: Vintage, 2012. N.B. reading crease to spine. . Paperback. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$9.97

Gefahrten am Seil

By Schmidt, Franz

Germany: Grethlein & Co , 1934. TEXT IN GERMAN. No Dust Jacket. Some light rubbing to boards and spine. . Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.97

Scrambles Amongst the Alps

By Whymper, Edward

London: John Murray, 1936. N.B. No Dust Jacket. Some light rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners of boards. Fading to spine. . Sixth Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.89

A Year in the Life of Glencoe
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A Year in the Life of Glencoe

By Birkett, Bill

London: Frances Lincoln Limited, 2005. N.B. Small amount of rubbing to head and tail of spine. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.97

A climbing guide to Oregon

By Nicholas A Dodge

U.S.A.: Touchstone Press, 1975. Covers a little darkened.. First Edition. Paperback. Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.98

Fawcett on Rock

By Fawcett, Ron; Beatty, John; Harrison, Mike

London: Unwin Hyman, 1987. Long gift inscription on reverse of ffep.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.97

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