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  • DJ, Fine. SIGNED by Reinhold Messner. $250 OP19
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Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit (Legends & Lore)

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[…] was none other than alpinism’s grand master Reinhold Messner, the first person (along with Peter Habeler) to ascend Everest without supplemental oxygen in 1978, […]

This week we went to Europe to complete a four year project, getting all the books of Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler signed by those two immortal climbers. (This was our 7th foreign trip in the last two years to get books autographed!)

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Reinhold Messner: What I've Learned - Rock & Ice

photos. In German. This year is the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of K2, and the 25th anniversary of Messner’s ascent, which was the first timea small expedition succeeded on the peak. To commemorate the event, Messner has written a well researched history of the peak. He devotes chapters tothe early climbs, and attempts by the Duke of Abruzzi, the first ascent, the remarkable climbs of the Americans in 1938, 1939 and 1953, the disappointment of Walter Bonatti, plus many other significant events in the rich history of the world’s second highest peak. DJ, New. SIGNED by Reinhold Messner. $75 Book # BK1987