Seven Summits: The High Peaks of the Pacific Northwest

Seven Summits: The High Peaks of the Pacific Northwest

by Art Wolfe, Michael Lanza
     
 

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The Pacific Northwest has its own version of the seven summits: Hood, Adams, St. Helens, Rainier, Glacier, Shuksan, and Baker, stunning peaks that crown the Cascade range. Art Wolfe captures their untamed beauty from near and far in breathtaking images that reveal high snowfields, lush old-growth forests, and the haunting blue light of glaciers. These striking

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The Pacific Northwest has its own version of the seven summits: Hood, Adams, St. Helens, Rainier, Glacier, Shuksan, and Baker, stunning peaks that crown the Cascade range. Art Wolfe captures their untamed beauty from near and far in breathtaking images that reveal high snowfields, lush old-growth forests, and the haunting blue light of glaciers. These striking photographs convey the many moods of these untamed mountains, which for many people represent the last pure and wild places on the planet. Michael Lanza's text includes fascinating little-known facts about each of the seven summits.

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Praise for The Elements: "Child’s text and Wolfe’s artistry combine to spotlight the diverse shapes and textures, tints and hues of nature’s breathtaking designs." —Horizon Air magazine "…His lustrous images are a soaring testament to the beau
Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, Mt. Glacier, Mt. Shuksan, and Mt. Baker: The seven majestic peaks of the Cascade Range have been awing visitors (and challenging climbers) for centuries. This striking large-format pictorial by veteran wildlife photographer Art Wolfe presents the Seven Summits in ravishing clarity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570614767
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Publication date:
11/09/2005
Pages:
143
Product dimensions:
10.89(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Internationally acclaimed landscape and wildlife photographer Art Wolfe has published more than 45 books. He lives in Seattle. Northwest editor of Backpacker magazine, Michael Lanza lives in Boise, ID.

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