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eBook The Games Climbers Play 2005: A Selection of 100 Mountaineering Articles ePub

eBook The Games Climbers Play 2005: A Selection of 100 Mountaineering Articles ePub

by Ken Wilson

  • ISBN: 1898573654
  • Category: Mountaineering
  • Subcategory: Outdoors Sport
  • Author: Ken Wilson
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Baton Wicks Publications; Rev Ed edition (2006)
  • Pages: 480
  • ePub book: 1888 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1286 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
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Games Climbers Play" captures the joie de vivre that attends genuinely adventurous climbing while never loosing sight of the deadly serious game that it can become. Most entries are drawn from magazines and journals and these lend Games an immediacy not found in more scholarly selections

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This work captures the joie de vivre that attends adventurous climbing. These essays also feature many humorous items, plus some fiction, poetry, and various polemical and philosophical tracts.

Higgins maintained a web site of articles and pictures about climb histories, as well as a collection of fiction, climber obituaries and style .

Higgins was vice president and co-owner of the transportation consulting company . Analytics, Inc. founded in 1984. He died on March 21, 2018 at the age of 73. Publications.

The Games Climbers Play 2005: A Selection of 100 Mountaineering Articles. First published in Britain in 1978 and America 1980, The Games Climbers Play remains a perennially popular mountaineering anthology on both sides of the Atlantic - this is the fourth impression in Britain and the third in America. It contains some of the finest essays written on mountaineering and a plethora of more light-hearted and humorous items. The late Sheridan Anderson's cartoons and illustrations aptly reflect the rabelaisian nature of the selection.

The seventh reprint of this extremely popular climbing anthology, the Games Climbers Play is a selection of 100 mountaineering articles. Have you found the Games Climbers Play Cheaper? Ask us to Price Match it now. Description. The Games Climbers Play is a collection of essays, tales and stories that plugs into the frenetic world of rock climbers and mountaineers.

A perennially popular mountaineering anthology from both sides of the Atlantic, showcasing the finest essays written on mountaineering and a plethora of more light-hearted and humorous items.

It collects a huge band of voices, from Doug Scott and Tom Patey to Robin Smith, Anne Marie Rizzi and Ed Drummond, to represent the very many ways of playing the game.