The Big Walls


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History  Routes  Experiences

By Reinhold Messner,    Translated by Audrey Salkeld

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Published by Kaye & Ward, London / Oxford University Press, New York, 1978, 1st UK & US Edition, D/w (with laminated protective covering), Nr. Fine.   With stunning photographs, maps and diagrams, this volume allows Messner to outline his belief in the direct and lightweight approach to climbing by using the examples of his ascents of seven of the world’s most challenging faces.  They are Monte Agner North Face, Matterhorn North Face, Grandes Jorasses Walker Spur, Eiger North Face, Nanga Parbat South Face and Dhaulagiri South Face.

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Weight1.1 kg