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BERG '97 ALPENVEREINSJAHRBUCH [ALPINE CLUB YEARBOOK '97] VOL 121 Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Landes, Marianne and Elmar
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Munich/Innsbruck, German and Austrian Alpine Club and the South Tyrolean Alpine Club, 1997. 304 pp, 1 folded map in pocket at back, color and b/w illustrations. In German. Hardcover book with torn and repaired dust jacket. Near Fine.

Editorial advisory board: Peter Grauss, Josef Klenner, Luis Vonmetz, Walter Klier. Editors: Marianne and Elmar Landes.

Contents include: 3 articles on the Hochstubai map area: W. Klier: Hochstubai - alpinistic; Oberhuber: The development history of the Stubai Alps; H. Klier: A changing habitat. History, culture and art in the map area [Stubai]; 8 articles on the subject "In the wake of the distance and the unknown. Mountaineering worldwide" including: Pohl: DAV performance expedition 1995 to Nuptse East 1 [Himalaya]; Arnold: Madagascar [sport climbing]; Braun-Elwert: A couple in winter across the Patagonian ice; Stiebler: Abruzzo; Elsner: Alpinism International 1995; 7 articles on the subject of "mountain sports in transition" including: Dick: Responsibility of first-time climbers and safety in alpine climbing routes; Gruber: Thoughts on the personality-building value of climbing; Semmel: "The brain is the most important muscle when climbing"; 6 articles on "History, culture, society, environment" including: Zebhauser: Between idyll and playground. A history of ideas in the new Alpine Museum in Munich (22 p.); Longer: On the factual and social history of hunting and poaching; Guggenbichler: The mountains in Goethe's world view; Mägdefrau: The recolonization of old habitats in the Alps by wild animals; 4 posts "Fiction, satire or - virtual - reality?" i.a.: Roeper: Climbing in Cyberspace; How contemporary artists see the mountains [Bergdolt, Heckelmann and others]; Schwenkmeier: As a Zen bum on the way to high mountains. The uninhibited naivety of the writer Jack Kerouac / Schubert: via ferrata - popular, but to be feared; and Map supplement: Stubai Alps, Hochstubai sheet (1:25 thousand).

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