Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent

Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent

by Yvon Chouinard, Dick Dorworth, Chris Jones, Lito Tejada-Flores
     
 

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This book features rare, once-thought-lost photos of the 1968 first ascent of the California Route on Cerro Fitz Roy, the third ascent of the mountain. With accompanying retrospective essays. Climbing Fitz Roy,1968, presents photo documentation of the climb, places it in the social and climbing context of the times, and reflects how this momentous trip influenced the

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This book features rare, once-thought-lost photos of the 1968 first ascent of the California Route on Cerro Fitz Roy, the third ascent of the mountain. With accompanying retrospective essays. Climbing Fitz Roy,1968, presents photo documentation of the climb, places it in the social and climbing context of the times, and reflects how this momentous trip influenced the lives of those involved, and in a greater context, the lives of so many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781938340185
Publisher:
Patagonia
Publication date:
10/06/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
30 MB
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Meet the Author

Yvon Chouinard: Yvon Chouinard, a noted alpinist and environmentalist, is the founder and owner of Patgonia, Inc. He is also the co-founder, with Craig Mathews, of 1% for the Planet and the author of Let My People Go Surfing and co-author of The Responsible Company.

Dick Dorworth:
Dick Dorworth was passionate about ski racing in his youth and set a number of records that stand to this day. His path crossed with several notable climbers and he was sucked into the world of mountain climbing which he pursued with equal passion. He has written numerous ski articles, and authored three books, Night Driving, The Perfect Turn and The Straight Course.

Chris Jones: Chris Jones moved to the US in 1965 to work for IBM and then quit in 1967, moved to Yosemite and started to climb full time. Chris has climbed in the British Isles, Europe, the United States, Canada, South America, and Asia. Chris’s book, Climbing in North America, was published in 1975 and received wide acclaim, and is widely regarded among the most influential climbing books.
Lito Tejada-Flores: Lito Tejada-Flores, while primarily a filmmaker, his credits include a three part technical skiing education series Breakthrough on Skis, which is also a book by the same name, he has also authored numerous articles and books on topics ranging from skiing to whitewater rafting.
Doug Tompkins: Doug Tompkins is a mountain climber, Deep Ecologist, and forward-thinking businessman. Tompkins was the founder of The North Face and co-owner of the ESPRIT clothing company.

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