High Peaks: A History of Hiking the Adirondacks from Noah to Neoprene by Tim Rowland, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
High Peaks: A History of Hiking the Adirondacks from Noah to Neoprene

High Peaks: A History of Hiking the Adirondacks from Noah to Neoprene

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by Tim Rowland
     
 

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From nineteenth-century guides' "random scoots" to Melville Dewey's "Adirondaks Loj" to today's technologically enhanced weekenders, Rowland, who has climbed the forty-six himself, incorporates personal anecdotes and laugh-out-loud wit to capture the appeal and beauty of this beloved region, all the while reminding us of the importance of keeping these stunning

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From nineteenth-century guides' "random scoots" to Melville Dewey's "Adirondaks Loj" to today's technologically enhanced weekenders, Rowland, who has climbed the forty-six himself, incorporates personal anecdotes and laugh-out-loud wit to capture the appeal and beauty of this beloved region, all the while reminding us of the importance of keeping these stunning mountains, and their attendant "neat rocks," "Forever Wild."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148635574
Publisher:
The History Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/23/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
9 MB

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