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HIGH LONESOME: EPIC SOLO CLIMBING STORIES John Long 1999 1st ed New Softcover Multiple Copies Available
By Long, John and Hai-Van K. Sponholz
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Montana, 1999, 1st edition. 165 pp, b/w photos. New paperback.

This collection of epic solo climbing stories is edited by John Long and Hai-Van K. Sponholz. Long's introductions and commentary held shed light on the inner workings of these solo adventurers, and the stories carry the reader to the world's great mountain ranges in pursuit of the ultimate climbing experience. Epic solo climbing stories that carry the reader to the world's great mountain ranges in pursuit of the ultimate climbing experience.

Solo climbing means climbing alone. It's the ultimate high-stakes high wire act, and the bottom line is clear and final: you fall, you die. But what attracts people to this lonely, seemingly insane pursuit? The answers might be found in this collection of epic solo climbing stories. Contributors include Ivan Ghirardini, Jim Beyer, Greg Child, Reinhold Messner, John Long, Alison Hargreaves, Annie Whitehouse and many more.


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