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

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American Alpine Club, 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

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About the author (1988)

Jonathan Waterman is a photographer, the author of nine books, and an accidental filmmaker. His award-winning work often explores the North, and he recently earned a Literary Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He and his family live outside Carbondale, Colorado.

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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