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
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triumphs as well as acts of profound will and sacrifice, The Quotable Climber is truly a book that will both inspire and enlighten.