Grasping for Heaven : Interviews With North American Mountaineers (Paperback) - Hartemann, Frederic V./ Hauptman, Robert/ Reynolds, Jan (FRW)

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Mountain climbing is a difficult sport, at best, and its practitioners are unique. Here is a collection of interviews with 15 famed mountain climbers and three historians of the sport. Covering international climbing in all its aspects, including rock-face climbing, ice climbing, and high-summit ascension, these mountaineers relate their experiences, the challenges and risks of their chosen sport, and the compelling drive to engage in a difficult, expensive activity.

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Publisher McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Mfg Part# 9780786442027
SKU 216061976
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0786442026
Release Date 10/1/2010
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note "Mountain climbing is a difficult sport, at best, and its practitioners are unique. Here is a collection of interviews with 15 famed mountain climbers and three historians of the sport. Covering international climbing in all its aspects, including rock-face climbing, ice climbing, and high-summit ascension"--Provided by publisher.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0224
Publisher McFarland & Company
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