Ascent: Volume IV


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The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image

Edited by Steve Roper and Allen Steck

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Published by Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1984, 1st US Edition of Volume IV, D/w, Fine.    The Sierra Club’s annual (though not always!) Journal of mountaineering for 1984 – the only issue over the years published in hardback.  This volume provides seventeen original articles published for the first time which describe, celebrate, analyse and satirise the mountaineering experience.  Fiction and non-fiction are well represented, with authors including Jeff Long, David Roberts, Ed Webster, Joe Kelsey and Geoff Childs, amongst others.  Masherbrum, Denali and Patagonia feature.  Well illustrated by colour and black-and-white photographs, and excellent drawings throughout.

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Weight0.95 kg