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5 edition of Why I climb found in the catalog.

Why I climb

personal insights of top climbers, Robbins, Whittaker, Hill, Skinner, Bonington, Lowe, and 23 others

by Steve Gardiner

  • 78 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books in Harrisburg, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-130).

    StatementSteve Gardiner ; foreword by Charles S. Houston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.9 .G37 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 130 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2206494M
    ISBN 100811723216
    LC Control Number89028618

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