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Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada (High Sierra Classics Series)

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Synopsis:

This is a reprint of the 1872 edition of Clarence Kings classic work, which some have described as the first real literature of the Sierra. It is adventure writing at its best. Kings mountain climbing descriptions are spine-tingling (and more than a little exaggerated) but they still provide strong impressions and colorful descriptions of the Sierra Nevada following the gold rush.

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ISBN:
9780939666867
Introduction:
Shebl, James M.
Publisher:
Yosemite Association
Introduction by:
Shebl, James M.
Introduction:
Shebl, James M.
Author:
King, Clarence
Location:
Yosemite National Park, Calif. :
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
United States - Pacific - California
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Geology -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Subject:
Mountaineering -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
Sierra Nevada
Subject:
King, Clarence
Subject:
Sierra nevada (calif. and nev.)
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
High Sierra Classics Series
Series Volume:
v. 7
Publication Date:
19970631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9 x 6.25 in 1 oz

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This is a reprint of the 1872 edition of Clarence Kings classic work, which some have described as the first real literature of the Sierra. It is adventure writing at its best. Kings mountain climbing descriptions are spine-tingling (and more than a little exaggerated) but they still provide strong impressions and colorful descriptions of the Sierra Nevada following the gold rush.
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