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Yosemite in the Sixties - a book by Denny, Glenn

Yosemite in the Sixties

Yosemite in the Sixties( )
Preface by: Chouinard, Yvon
Contribution by: Roper, Steve
Starr, Kevin
Author: Denny, Glenn
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

The sheer granite walls of Yosemite Valley galvanized a dedicated group of rock climbers in the 1960s, who saw the nearly holdless, glacier-polished faces as the purest form of challenge. The awesome Half Dome and El Capitan were first climbed in the late 1950s, ushering in a new era of rock climbing later known as the golden age of Yosemite climbing. During this era, the climbers of the sixties developed the techniques, tools, and philosophies that made Yosemite the most...
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Detailed Subjects: Photography / General
Sports & Recreation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.5 x 12.98 x 0.77 Inches
Book Weight:2.746 Pounds
Author Biography
Denny, Glenn (Preface by)
Kevin Starr was born on September 3, 1940 in San Francisco, California. He received his BA Degree from the University of San Francisco and his MA Degree in 1965 and his PhD in American literature from Harvard University in 1969. He is a historian known for his series on the history of California entitled "America and the California Dream." He has been a professor at several universities including Berkeley and Stanford. He has written several works including Coast of Dreams and Golden Gate.


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