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PIONEERING ASCENTS: THE ORIGINS OF CLIMBING IN AMERICA 1642-1873 David Mazel 1991 1st ed Softcover Near Fine
By Mazel, David
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Pennsylvania, 1991, 1st edition. 263 pp, b/w photos and illustrations. Use softcover (only edition). Near Fine condition.

Thirty-six accounts, most of them firsthand, of the earliest recorded climbs in the United States. Volume is arranged chronologically, beginning with William Bradford's ''History of Plymouth Plantation,'' and concluding with John Muir in the Minarets and on Matterhorn Peak, 1873. Includes Rockies, Tetons, Sierra, Cascades, Mount Washington, etc. 


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