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A Century on the Crags


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The Story of Rock Climbing in the Lake District

By Alan Hankinson

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Published by J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1988, 1st UK Edition, Insc, D/w, Fine.   Hankinson tells the story of the outstanding rock climbers of each generation, their personalities, motives, friendships, rivalries and disputes, along with the formation of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club, the impact of the two world wars, and the differing approaches to the sport of the various groups, from the Lakeland pioneers to the leading modern climbers.

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