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Vantage point : 50 years of the best climbing stories ever told

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Falcon, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of inspiring, thought-provoking, and humorous stories featured in Climbing magazine over the past two decades"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781493034789 1493034782
OCLC Number: 1048659703
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Climbing becomes clean, free, and a little bolder / Jim Erickson --
The Dragon Route (July/August 1973, No. 20) / Karl Karlstrom --
Hot Henry: an Interview with Henry Barber (May/June 1974, No. 25) / Demetri Kolocotronis --
Climbing and the Alpine Environment: ethics of preservation (November/December 1975, No. 33) / Michael Kennedy --
Ogre descent (November/December 1977, No. 45) / Doug Scott --
Pumping sandstone (January/February 1978, No. 46) / John Long --
The foolish and the wise: the first free ascent of the wisdom (July/August 1978, No. 49) / Glenn Randall --
Friends: a look at new technology in climbing (November/December 1978, No. 51) / commentary by Steven Levin --
Latok 1: a climb without a summit (March/April 1979, No. 53) / Michael Kennedy --
A decade of radical change and transition / Paul Piana --
Witlessly bold, heroically dull (January/February 1980, No. 58) / Tobin Sorenson --
The dance of the Woo-Li masters (November/December 1981, No. 69) / Jim Bridwell --
Shawangunk solo climbs: fool's goal (April 1986, No. 95) / Russ Clune --
Kiss or kill (October 1986, No. 98) / Marc Twight --
Wolfgang Gllich (June 1987, No. 102) / interview by Beth Wald --
Salath Wall: 1988 (October 1988, No. 110) / Paul Piana --
Up against it (April 1989, No. 113) / Ed Webster --
Sport climbing comes into its prime / Randy Leavitt --
Tales from the Gripped (October/November 1993, No. 140) / John Sherman --
A day in the life of a mountaineer (December 1994/February 1995, No. 149) / Pater Croft --
The shining mountain (September 1997, No. 171) / Andy Cave --
Balancing act (November 1999, No. 189) / Jeff Acheu --
El Capitan and the road less traveled / Beth Rodden --
Now going (February 2000, No. 191) / Conrad Anker --
The Dihedral Wall (October 2004, No. 234) / Tommy Caldwell --
The line of control (January 2008, No. 263) / Micah Dash --
The black dog (April 2008, No. 265) --
Ragged edges: a private suicide / Kenneth Long --
The slender cord: free soloing and the road to perdition / Fitz Cahall --
True to self: life and delusions on the mountains / Majka Burhardt --
Calling all the heroes: a black day in the Texas desert / Matt Samet --
The black hole: night soloing in the Tuolumne High Country / Chad Shepard --
Fantasyland (July 2008, No. 267) / Kelly Cordes --
Half life (February 2011, No. 292) / Jeff Achey --
Vampire diary (December 2021-January 2013, No. 311) / Jeff Achey --
Expaddiction (March 2014, No. 323) / Mike Libecki --
A belief (April 2015, No. 334) / Tommy Caldwell --
The freerider (August 2017, No. 355) / James Lucas.
Other Titles: Climbing (Aspen, Colo.)
Responsibility: compiled by the editors of Climbing magazine.

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"A collection of inspiring, thought-provoking, and humorous stories featured in Climbing magazine over the past two decades"--

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