Canyoneering: How to Explore the Canyons of the Great Southwest

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Stackpole Books, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 154 pages
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Throughout history, the canyons of North America have been pioneered by Native Americans, Spaniards, soldiers, prospectors, surveyors, and river runners. These canyons are among the most spectacular in the world and provide unlimited opportunities for hikers, backpackers, climbers, and modern-day adventurers to explore the world below the horizon line. In Canyoneering, John Annerion offers a detailed, comprehensive guide to the fundamental elements of canyon exploration.
 

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Prolific author and photographer Annerino returns to the theme of most of his previous books, the canyons of the Southwest. The beauty and exultation expressed by the cover photograph will be ... Read full review

Contents

Canyon Country
1
Physiography
21
Geology
39
Canyoneers
55
Canyoneering
85
Bibliography
139
Index
153
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About the author (1999)

John Annerino casts an artist's and scholar's perspective on a icon he has photographed for many years. He is the photographer and author of sixteen distinguished photography books, including the award-winning Desert Light, Indian Country, Vanishing Borderlands, Canyons of the Southwest, The Wild Country of Mexico, and Roughstock: The Toughest Events in Rodeo. His work has also appeared in National Geographic Adventure, LIFE, Newsweek, People,

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