Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

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Applewood Books, 2011 - Reference - 324 pages
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The Shelf2life History of the American West Collection is a unique project that provides opportunities for researchers and new readers to easily access and explore works which have previously only been available on library shelves. The Collection brings to life pre-1923 titles focusing on a wide range of topics and experiences in US Western history. From the initial westward migration, to exploration and development of the American West to daily life in the West and intimate pictures of the people who inhabited it, this collection offers American West enthusiasts a new glimpse at some forgotten treasures of American culture. Encompassing genres such as poetry, fiction, nonfiction, tourist guides, biographies and drama, this collection provides a new window to the legend and realities of the American West.
 

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Clarence King was one tough guy! Some of King's stories seem a little far fetched, but on the other hand, you have to envy all the adventures King had and all the mountains he climbed with today's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Arthur Sylvester - Goodreads

Clarence King was one tough guy! Some of King's stories seem a little far fetched, but on the other hand, you have to envy all the adventures King had and all the mountains he climbed with today's ... Read full review

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Clarence King (born 1842) of Rhode Island rode horseback across the continent in 1863. In California, he was hired to work on Whitney's geological survey of the state, beginning the adventures recorded in this book.

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