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2 edition of picture history of mountaineering. found in the catalog.

picture history of mountaineering.

Ronald W. Clark

picture history of mountaineering.

by Ronald W. Clark

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Published by HultonP .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPicture histories
The Physical Object
Pagination142p.,ill.,29cm
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18829914M

The scope of library’s mountaineering book collection extends much further than this. It contains works dating from the s to the s, many now out of print. As well as books on the history of rock climbing, it contains histories and accounts of mountaineering from across the world. Joe Simpson (born ) is an English mountaineer, author, and motivational climbing in Peru in , he suffered severe injuries and was thought lost after falling into a crevasse, but he survived and managed to crawl back to his base camp. He described the ordeal in his best-selling book Touching the Void, which was adapted into a documentary film of the same name.

This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,meter summit at a eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail: to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. alpinism into the larger picture and thus is necessarily selective in its coverage. On the other hand, Jones offers causal analysis and the insight of the practicing mountaineer, along with a vivid writing style, all things which are lacking in this and Fraser’s book. So what we have here is a book about the history of mountaineering written.

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