Fifty Favorite Climbs

Fifty Favorite Climbs

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Fifty Favorite Climbs: The Ultimate North American Tick List celebrates the accomplishments of today's most talented and prolific climbers. Based on in-person interviews by climbing journalist Mark Kroese, it showcases each climber's all-time favorite route. These are climbs each considers to be ultra classic. Climbs they recommend to their closest friends. Climbs they repeat just for fun. These are qthe climbs to do, q and they are collected here to inspire you. Fifty Favorite Climbs presents fifty classic rock and alpine routes in fifty chapters. Each chapter creates the complete climbing experience in four parts: a revealing climber profile, including a summary of his or her greatest accomplishments, insights into training regimes and climbing philosophies, and personal anecdotes; the story behind the climb and why it is that climber's favorite - recounting some of the greatest moments and dramatic ascents of this generation; a detailed route description provided by the climber, most including a personal qtopoq map (many published here for the first time); and full-color photos by Corey Rich, Galen Rowell, Bradford Washburn, Gordon Wiltsie, and others among the qwho's whoq of outdoor photographers.From the time he started climbing in 1 990, it took him less than five years to emerge as one of North Americaa#39;s most accomplished all-around climbers. From hard free routes to steep ice to monster big walls, he does it all. Ogdena#39;s go-for-it anbsp;...

Title:Fifty Favorite Climbs
Author:Mark Kroese
Publisher:The Mountaineers Books - 2001-01-01


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