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Rocks Around the World

Glowacz, Stefan;Wiesmeier, Uli

ISBN 10: 087156677X / ISBN 13: 9780871566775
Published by San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Sierra Club Books, 1989
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: Rocks Around the World

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Sierra Club Books

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

With over 140 full-color photos, this book illustrates the celebration of free climbing by two of the sport's greatest exponents. Glowacz and Wiesmeier demonstrate state-of-the-art techniques in the world's premier climbing areas, capturing the awesome majesty of peaks on four continents as well as their harrowing experiences among them.

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Flip through the book and you see lots of shots of people inching up vast, vertical slabs of rock. Look more closely and you find a discussion of rock climbing in England, France, Japan, Australia, Germany and the USA. The pictures are absolutely astounding, while the text gives a personal account of how all these rocks differ from one another, of their unique challenges and beauty. It's a remarkable book, of equal interest to travelers, climbers and acrophobes.

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