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TO THE SUMMIT : 50 Mountains That Lure, Inspire and Challenge

Poindexter, Joseph; (Stacy Allison, Introduction)

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ISBN 10: 1579120415 / ISBN 13: 9781579120412
Editorial: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York, NY, 1998
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BRAND NEW & Collectible. Printing "number line" alphabetical; copy shows Printing "a". Blue linen boards w/silver spine lettering. Dust jacket photograph: Paiyu, Karakoram Himalaya by Galen Rowell. Blue endpapers. Comprehensive, in the full sense of the word, chronicle of legendary mountains spread across seven continents, and the men and women unable to resist their lure. Profiles of famous climbers, excerpts from famous writings, facts and lore, and dramatic photographs are deftly presented by journalist and accomplished mountaineer Joseph Poindexter. The Introduction is by Stacy Allison, the first American woman to reach the summit Mount Everest, 1988. An introduction to the sport of climbing precedes text, and a comprehensive bibliography and glossary make bring up the rear. Fine reference/resource. N° de ref. de la librería 008862

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Título: TO THE SUMMIT : 50 Mountains That Lure, ...

Editorial: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York, NY

Año de publicación: 1998

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition, First Printing

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Introduction by Stacy Allison, the first American woman to successfully climb Mt. Everest. This wondrous large-format book, full of dramatic full-color spreads and in-depth text, takes armchair adventurers as well as experienced climbers to their heavens--the peaks of the 50 most awe-inspiring mountains in the world. Moving stories of staggering altitudes, the sheer will to survive and the quest for the summits inspire readers with the adventurer's spirit that has put mountain climbing at the height of its popularity. Organized geographically by continent, each chapter covers a different mountain: its history, physical characteristics, route descriptions and famous ascents. Excerpts from detailed accounts of legendary expeditions will thrill and shock readers including Jon Krakauer on the tragic 1996 season on Everest. Includes biographies of Sir Edmund Hillary, Stacy Allison, Chris Bonington and other noted climbers. From Mt. Everest and K2 in the Himalayas to Denali in Alaska, Mt. Rainier in Washington and Mt. Eiger in the Alps, mountains all over the world are captured in vivid color photos from expeditions new and old.

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