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Shawangunk Rock Climbing


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By Richard Dumais, with a Foreword by Jim McCarthy

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Published by Chockstone Press, Denver, 1985, 1st US Edition, D/w, Fine.   Excellent history and photo book on the “Gunks”, one of the most important areas in the history of US rock climbing since the first climbs developed in the 1930s by Fritz Wiessner and friends.  The author, who started his rock climbing in the “Gunks” while at college in New York, was one of the early members of the loose knit group who called themselves the “Vulgarians” in the late 1950s/early 1960s.


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Weight0.9 kg