Adirondack Peak Experiences: Mountaineering Adventures, Misadventures, and the Pursuit of the

Adirondack Peak Experiences: Mountaineering Adventures, Misadventures, and the Pursuit of the "46"

by Carol Stone White
     
 
Eighty-seven true tales of hiking adventures and misadventures in New York's Adirondack State Park and Forest Preserve, written by more than seventy-five mountaineers including some of the most experienced backpackers in the Northeast, many of them members of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers and the Adirondack Mountain Club. Included are unforgettable climbs in extreme

Overview

Eighty-seven true tales of hiking adventures and misadventures in New York's Adirondack State Park and Forest Preserve, written by more than seventy-five mountaineers including some of the most experienced backpackers in the Northeast, many of them members of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers and the Adirondack Mountain Club. Included are unforgettable climbs in extreme weather, mistakes made and hardships endured, encounters with black bears and other wildlife, accidents and injuries, getting lost in the wilderness, rescues, inspirations and enchantments--a full spectrum of memorable adventures that present the dangers, challenges and joys of all-season hiking and backpacking in the Adirondack Mountains. Includes photos and map, background information on the geology, forest ecology, and climate of the Adirondacks, and the histories of the Adirondack Mountain Club and the Adirondack Forty-Sixers (whose members must summit all 46 Adirondack peaks above 4,000 feet elevation).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781883789633
Publisher:
Black Dome Press, Corporation
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Carol Stone White compiled and edited "Catskill Peak Experiences: Mountaineering Tales of Endurance, Survival, Exploration & Adventure from the Catskill 3500 Club" (Black Dome Press, 2008), a collection of true stories of adventure in the quest to summit all 35 Catskill Mountain Peaks over 3,500 feet in elevation.

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