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HIGH AND WILD Galen Rowell 2002 New Updated edition Hardcover DJ Like New
By Rowell, Galen.
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CA, 2002, revised edition. 224 pp, 100+color photos. Large hardcover, New, with dust jacket. 

A new edition of one of Rowell's best books, his stories of first ascents and solo adventures in the Sierra, his McKinley circumnavigation with Ned Gillette, much more. Many additional stories and photos from the 1st edition. Some of Rowell's greatest adventures: a climb of Keeler Needle, Bear Creek Spire, the South Face of Half Dome, a winter ski traverse of the White Mountains, Hetch Hetchy, Moose's Tooth, Cirque of the Unclimbables and a solo one day ascent of Mt. McKinley. 

GALEN ROWELL and his photographs won many awards including the Ansel Adams Award. His photographs have been exhibited at the International Center of Photography, the California Academy of Sciences, the Smithsonian, the Ansel Adams Gallery, etc. Rowell wrote several excellent books and his work has been published in many prominent magazines. Sadly, Rowell and his wife, Barbara, were killed in a small plane crash in 2002 approaching Bishop, California.

Rowell had an amazing record of climbing and exploration: Over 100 first ascents of routes in Yosemite Valley and High Sierra Nevada. First one-day ascent of Mt McKinley, aka Denali, in Alaska. First ascent of Great Trango Tower in the Karakoram. First ski ascent-descent of Mustagh Ata First ascent of NE Ridge of Amne Machin (second ascent of the mountain by few days). First ski circuit of Denali About 40 expeditions to remote peaks including Nun Kun, K2, Mount Everest, various Karakoram peaks & spires, Patagonia, Kilimanjaro, Gasherbrum II, Alaska, Yukon, Canadian Rockies, etc.


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