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Climber"s Choice

The Best Climbing Writers Present Their Work

by Pat Ament

  • 13 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • Mountain Climbing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9254598M
    ISBN 100071419497
    ISBN 109780071419499

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    Classic Climbing Routes at Climber's Choice Wall Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area. a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b. Here I am in , 21 years ago, interviewing Glen Dawson, the first climber I photographed for what became The Climbers book two decades later. Look how bright eyed and bushy tailed I look. I had no idea then what this project would turn in to. Glen had a very long, rich life. He began climbing in the Sierra Nevada in the s and was one of.

    South Lake Tahoe offers exquisite year-round climbing for every ability and taste. Trad climbers can jam smooth Yosemite-like cracks at Sugarloaf or Eagle Lake, pull on steep knobs at Phantom Spires, lead their first multi-pitch route at Lover’s Leap. Selected crags are included from each of the five areas covered by the definitive Climbers’ Club guidebooks, and a number of new climbs from are included. Lake District Rock covers the best that Lakeland has to offer the climber, it is the book of choice for visiting climbers. Published under the Wired brand by the FRCC.


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From the Back Cover. Climber's Choice brings together writings by twenty-three of the world's best climbing authors, offering a tantalizing glimpse inside the allure and exhilaration of this fascinating sport.

As individual in outlook and style as the authors themselves, the pieces in Climber's Choice range from tales of high adventure--like Author: Pat Ament. Climber's Choice brings together writings by more than 20 of the world's top climbing authors.

Editor Pat Ament­­himself a world-class climber and critically acclaimed writer­­asked his colleagues to select those pieces of which they are most : Pat Ament.

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