The Quotable Climber

Literary, Humorous, Inspirational and Fearful Moments in Climbing

Jonathan Waterman (Redaktør)

Literary, humorous, inspirational, and fearful moments in climbing. In The Quotable Climber, one of our pre-eminent adventure writers has collected some the most fascinating, evocative, and humorous comments on the subject of climbing. Les mer
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Literary, humorous, inspirational, and fearful moments in climbing. In The Quotable Climber, one of our pre-eminent adventure writers has collected some the most fascinating, evocative, and humorous comments on the subject of climbing. Derived from hundreds of books, as well as magazines, journals, the Internet, and even remembered lectures, these entries proffer one-of-a-kind insights into the romanticism, motivation, and discipline of mountaineering. In these pages, you will find pithy sayings from the best writers in the field such as: Marc Batard, Fred Beckey, David Breshears, Frederick Cook, William O. Douglas, Sir Edmund Hillary, Ernest Hemingway, Diana Hunter, Jon Krakauer, George Leigh Mallory, John Muir, Wilfred Noyce, Chuck Pratt, Gaston Rebuffat, Eric Shipton, Junko Tabei, Naomi Uemura, Barbara Washburn With selections that explore the tragedies and triumphs as well as acts of profound will and sacrifice, The Quotable Climber is truly a book that will both inspire and enlighten.

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Jonathan Waterman has forged on international reputation as a climber, adventurer, writer, and photographer. His books include Surviving Denali, High Alaska, Kayaking the Vermilion Sea, In the Shadow of Denali, and A Most Hostile Mountain. When he is not engaged in an expedition somewhere around the world, he calls Colorado home.