No Limits But the Sky: The Best Mountaineering Stories From Appalachia Journal

No Limits But the Sky: The Best Mountaineering Stories From Appalachia Journal

by Christine Woodside (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628420210
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,253,529
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Christine Woodside has been Editor-in-Chief of Appalachia journal since 2006. She is a writer and editor specializing in environment and energy issues, and mountain adventure. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, the journal Nature Climate Change, and the Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media. Chris was a newspaper reporter or editor for 18 years and covered environmental issues for The Day of New London, Connecticut. She has thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail and volunteers as a trail maintainer in Connecticut, where she lives.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Michael Wejchert and David Roberts
Introduction by Christine Woodside

A Climb Through Tuckerman Ravine, M. F. Whitman, 1877
A Climb on Mount Adams in Winter, Samuel H. Scudder, 1884
The First Ascent of a Glacier in Colorado, F. H. Chapin, 1887
The Casualty on Mount Lefroy, Charles E. Fay, 1896
A Winter Ascent of the Great Gulf (Mount Washington), George N. Whipple, 1905
Snowbound in September, Robert Whitehill, 1917
Over Ice and Snow on the Equator: An Ascent of Kilimanjaro, Paul Simpson McElroy, 1932
The Attack on Crillon, Bradford Washburn, 1934
The Bietschhorn in a Thunderstorm, Elizabeth Knowlton, 1937
The K2 Expedition of 1939, Fritz H. Wiessner, 1956
On Arizona’s San Francisco Peaks, Dorothy May Gardner, 1944
Manless Ascent of Devils Tower, Jan Conn, 1952
Free Fall on the Dent Blanche, Philip D. Levin, 1964
Climbing the Four Thousand Footers in Winter, Miriam Underhill, 1967
Lost on Mount Crescent, Ruth Dadourian, 1976
Avalanche!, Robert D. Hall, Jr., 1978
Thelay Sagar: Paradise and Disillusionment, Jon Waterman, 1980
Like Hay in the Wind: Tragedy on Mount Washington, Christopher Hardiman, Ali Kashkooli, William Moss, Thomas Murri, Albie Pokrob, Douglass Teschner, and Michael Torrey, 1984
Paine and Suffering in Patagonia, Todd Swain, 1988
A Leg Up: One Person’s Accident, Doug Mayer, 1990
Trailing Dreams: Magic Along the Appalachian Trail, Elizabeth McGowan, 1993
Remembering Rick, Michael Lanza, 1998
Japanese Caribou: Alone in the Alaska Range—in Winter, Masatoshi Kuriaki, 2009
Ice and Ashes: A Young Sled Driver Takes on a Moral Imperative, Blair Braverman, 2011
Frankenstein Cliff and the Black Dog, Christopher Johnson, 2013

Further Reading
About the Editor
About Appalachia
Appalachian Mountain Club

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