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The naked mountaineer : misadventures of an Alpine traveler

Author: Stephen C Sieberson; Lou Whittaker
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Naked Mountaineer recounts a series of solo journeys to some of the world's most exotic peaks in places such as Switzerland, Japan, and Borneo. However, it is far from the typical heroic mountain-expedition book. Although Steve Sieberson did reach many summits, in most cases his travels were more memorable for what he encountered along the way than for the actual climbing. His real adventures involved peculiar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Anecdotes
Nonfiction
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Stephen C Sieberson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C Sieberson; Lou Whittaker
ISBN: 9780803248793 0803248792
OCLC Number: 877370361
Description: xxi, 248 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Where climbers are made --
The naked mountaineer: Matterhorn, Switzerland, 14,692' --
Pitching the Horseshoe: Snowdon, Wales, 3,560' --
The unorthodox climber: Mount Athos, Greece, 6,670' --
Climbing backward: Gorge of Samaria, Greece --
No Gods but me: Mount Olympus, Greece, 9,570', and Mount Olympus, Washington, 7,965' --
Crawling for sushi: Mount Fuji, Japan, 12,388' --
Knickers in a twist: Mount Vesuvius, Italy, 4,200' --
Twin Peaks in paradise: Gunung Agung, Bali, Indonesia, 10,308' --
Expedition to nowhere: Carstensz Pyramid, Papua, Indonesia, 16,024' --
The mountaineer unplugged: Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 13,435' --
Northern exposure: Galdhøpiggen, Norway, 8,100' --
So the last shall be first: Mount St. Helens, Washington, 9,677' and 8,363'.
Responsibility: Steve Sieberson ; foreword by Lou Whittaker.

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Recounts a series of solo journeys to some of the world's most exotic peaks in places such as Switzerland, Japan, and Borneo. However, it is far from the typical heroic mountain-expedition book.  Read more...

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