An Ice Axe, a Camera, and a Jar of Peanut Butter: A Photographer's Autobiography

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The Mountaineers, Oct 31, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
For Ira Spring, adventuring and photography have alwaysbeen inextricably intertwined. From early paddling tripswith his family and his first camera (at age 12), throughalmost 70 years of climbing and hiking, dozens of books,and a successful career as a photographer, Spring hasbeen a role model for generations of climbers andconservationists. Heavily illustrated with his masterfulphotographs, this autobiography follows Spring, hiscamera, his trusty ice axe, and his trademark peanutbutter sandwiches on adventures throughout the world.

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Spring is a man who has spent nearly seven decades doing exactly what he wanted to do: spending as much time as possible outdoors, taking pictures, researching and illustrating more than 35 hiking ... Read full review


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