High Peaks (Kobo eBook)

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The unique geological history of the Adirondacks can be found in a pebble. So discovers humorist and outdoorsman Tim Rowland as he chronicles the evolution of hiking in the howling wilderness of the High Peaks. 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.�

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ISBN-13: 9781625843760
Publisher: The History Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2008
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