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Pioneering ascents

Pioneering ascents

the origins of climbing in America, 1642-1873

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Published by Stackpole Books in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering -- United States -- History.,
    • Mountaineers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Mazel, editor.
      ContributionsMazel, David.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.4 .P56 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 263 p. :
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1887219M
      ISBN 10081173045X
      LC Control Number90048443

        The Loneliest Man in the Mountains #11 The Traherns a Western Historical Pioneer (The Trahern.   In the Indian Himalayas he led the first ascents of the South Face of Nanda Kot (6, m) in and the West Ridge of Nilkanth (6, m) in , along with a dozen other pioneering : Telegraph Obituaries.

      In the years to come, pioneers came to call the route the Oregon Trail. In , a slightly larger group of pioneers made the 2,mile journey to .   Some of Ben Wintringham's pioneering ascents are now regarded as classic climbs Some of Ben Wintringham's pioneering ascents are now regarded as classic climbs M i k e M o r t i m e r Published on Author: Mike Mortimer.

        Perhaps because I am a hiker, the first shelf of my book collection starts out with two items: The High Peaks of the Adirondacks by Robert Marshall and Peaks and People of the Adirondacks by Russell Carson. Together they inspired hikers into climbing the high mountains in the Adirondacks and later on, by imitation, throughout the northeastern United States. The Glittering Mountains of Canada: A Record of Exploration and Pioneer Ascents in the Canadian R Thorington, J. Monroe. Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition. Alpine Huts in the Rockies, Selkirks and Purcells. Herb and Pat Kariel. AbeBooks, the AbeBooks logo, , "Passion for books." and "Passion for books. Books for your.


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