High Peaks: A History of Hiking the Adirondacks from Noah to Neoprene (Hardcover)

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From nineteenth-century guides' "random scoots" to Melville Dewey's "Adirondaks Loj" to today's technologically enhanced weekenders, Rowland, who has climbed the forty-six himself, incorporates personal anecdotes and laugh-out-loud wit to capture the appeal and beauty of this beloved region, all the while reminding us of the importance of keeping these stunning mountains, and their attendant "neat rocks," "Forever Wild.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781540219169
ISBN-10: 154021916X
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: September 1st, 2008
Pages: 130
Language: English