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1971 ASCENT: THE SIERRA CLUB MOUNTAINEERING JOURNAL Fine Rare Last Copy
By Sierra Club, Steve Roper and Allen Steck
Price: $195.00


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Ascent was initiated as the mountaineering journal of the Sierra Club. It appeared occasionally over the years, from 1967 to 1989. Each issue is a collection of excellent writing about mountaineering, fiction, fact and poetry as well as photography and art related to mountains. Large format paper with full color covers, condition Fine.

This 1971 issue of Ascent has a marvelous picture of Doug Tompkins ice climbing in Scotland. The image was later made into a poster. Taken by Yvon Chouinard.

CONTENTS

Climbing Down Under by Rob Taylor

Little Mother Up The Morderberg by H.G. Wells

Yosemite's Other Valley Hetch Hetchy by Galen Rowell

Rojo's Peon Patagonia by Lito Tejada-Flores,

The Lay of the Luckless Mountaineers by Andre Daumal,

The Incubus Hills Sea Cliff Climbing Orkney Islands  by Ed Drummond,

Reflections of Broken Down Climber by Warren Harding

The Slippery Game Ice Climbing by Doug Robinson & Yvon Chouinard.

Who Needs The AAC? by Chris Jones

Second Thoughts On Cerro Torre by Doug Tompkins

Book Reviews by David Roberts



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