High Alaska: A Historical Guide to Denali, Mount Foraker, & Mount Hunter

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The Mountaineers Books, 1988 - Sports & Recreation - 398 pages
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High Alaska is a unique blend of mountaineering history and practical guidebook. With extensive coverage of the routes of Denali, Mount Foraker, and Mount Hunter, this comprehensive volume also includes historic, scenic, and route photographs-the latter by the esteemed mountain photographer Bradford Washburn.
  

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You need more than this this book if you want to climb in Alaska, but this is a great place to start. Waterman, no mean climber in his own right, provides routes and plenty of pictures. Again, you need MORE THAN this book, but you can start here. It will give you wanderlust. Read full review

Contents

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IV
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V
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VII
164
IX
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XI
228
XII
264
XIV
286
XVI
314
XVII
356
XVIII
387
XIX
395
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Page 21 - We named our great peak Mount McKinley, after William McKinley of Ohio, who had been nominated for the Presidency, and that fact was the first news we received on our way out of that wonderful wilderness.
Page 11 - Adventure is not in the guidebook and Beauty is not on the map. Seek and ye shall find.

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About the author (1988)

Jonathan Waterman

Bradford Washburn was an explorer, mountaineer, photographer, cartographer, and former director of the Boston Museum of Science. Washburn gathered many awards over the course of his career, including nine honorary doctorates, the Centennial Award of the National Geographic Society (shared with his wife Barbara, the first woman to summit Mount McKinley), and the King Albert Medal of Merit.

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