Fifty Favorite Climbs by Mark Kroese
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Fifty Favorite Climbs
By Mark Kroese

Fifty Favorite Climbs

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Fifty Favorite Climbs by Mark Kroese

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-- Author is donating 25% of his proceeds from the book to the Access Fund*-- 50 behind-the-climb stories-- 50 profiles of contemporary elite climbers-- 50 complete route descriptions, many never published before-- Over 100 spectacular full-color photosIn a book that promises to become legendary, author Mark Kroese gets fifty of the most accomplished climbers of this generation to reveal their all-time favorite climbs. Renowned climber Ron Kauk talks about one of his favorite climbs, the Middle Rock Traverse, Middle Cathedral Rock in Yosemite National Park. Coming here always regrounds me, says Kauk. In twenty-five years it hasn't really changed. It's a constant reflection of history. More inside scoop from Roxanna Brock, Mark Twight, Jared Ogden, Tommy Caldwell and other great climbers proves a riveting read.Each story includes a climber profile, garnered from hours of fascinating, thought-provoking, and often downright fun interviews. The climbers share personal anecdotes and offer their views on everything from ethics to style to training techniques. These well-crafted profiles give the reader a real sense of today's leading climbers.From Newfoundland to Yosemite, Mexico to British Columbia, the favorite routes offer excellent climbing, stunning views, wild exposure, or spectacular summits. Each includes a summary, description of the approach, the route itself, and the descent, along with first-ascent information, ratings, time required, recommended equipment, best season, special considerations, and references.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780898867282
ISBN-10: 0898867282
Format: Paperback
(305mm x 229mm x 16mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Mountaineers Books
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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