Fred Beckey's 100 Favorite North American Climbs
Copyright: 2011, US
Specifications: 1st, 4to, pp.xxii, 308, 199 color & 9 bw photos, 55 topo maps, 14 maps, page ribbon, black cloth
Condition: signed, dj & cloth new
Beckey's long-awaited magnum opus is the culmination of a 70-year career of first ascents and features compelling writing about the mountains and mountain life. Fred’s summing up of his favorite routes of a lifetime reflects his characteristic attention to both the big story and the details, including route tips, natural history, and climbing lore. Filled with hand-drawn climbing topos, photos, narrative description, side notes and 40 extra climbs of note in each of the eight geographical regions. This book weighs five pounds.
Banff Mountain Book Festival 2012 Special Jury Mention.