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Climbing in North America


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By Chris Jones, with a Foreword by Lito Tejada-Flores

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Published by University of California Press for the American Alpine club, 1976, 1st US Edition, Insc, D/w, Nr. Fine.   The thoroughly researched definitive history of rock and mountain climbing in North America from the pioneering climbs of the nineteenth century to the 1970s, this classic work celebrates the climbers and their routes through anecdotes and a profusion of contemporary black-and-white photographs.  The author, Chris Jones, has done pioneering climbs on three continents and is acquainted with many of the climbers, young and old, who feature in this history.

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