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The Resource High summits : 370 famous peak first ascents and other significant events in mountaineering history, Frederick L. Wolfe

High summits : 370 famous peak first ascents and other significant events in mountaineering history, Frederick L. Wolfe

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High summits : 370 famous peak first ascents and other significant events in mountaineering history
Title
High summits
Title remainder
370 famous peak first ascents and other significant events in mountaineering history
Statement of responsibility
Frederick L. Wolfe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
High Summits is a comprehensive, rich history of mountaineering, the result of over 30 years of research into the fascinating world of international mountaineering. An essential guide to mountaineering history, this year-by-year account spans all seven continents and dates from 450 B.C. through 2011, detailing 2800 climbing events on mountains and ridges. There are detailed listings involving gear, clothing, and climbing equipment. It includes maps, photographs, and three appendices. Taken from hundreds of sources including expedition accounts, climbing journals and diaries, interviews, and more. "High Summits" is a must-have reference book for anyone interested in mountaineering
Cataloging source
SMPUB
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
general
Label
High summits : 370 famous peak first ascents and other significant events in mountaineering history, Frederick L. Wolfe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
857282113
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
703 pages
Isbn
9781936449422
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013946278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)857282113
Label
High summits : 370 famous peak first ascents and other significant events in mountaineering history, Frederick L. Wolfe
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
857282113
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
703 pages
Isbn
9781936449422
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013946278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)857282113

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