Ascent 1989


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The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image

Edited by Allen Steck and Steve Roper

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Published by Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1989, 1st US Edition, Large format softback (card covers), Fine.    The Sierra Club’s annual (though not always!) Journal of mountaineering for 1989.  This volume provides twenty four original articles which describe, celebrate, analyse and satirise the mountaineering experience.  Authors include Edwin Drummond, Joe Kelsey, Anne Sauvy, Alison Osius, John Hart, Reinhard Karl, William Stafford, Charles Hood and Dennis Higgins, amongst others. Illustrated by colour and black-and-white photographs, and excellent drawings throughout.

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Weight0.8 kg