With lots of good background information and absolutely stunning photographs, this large format book showcases 25 of the greatest extreme climbs of the past quarter-century. The climbs include the riskiest of rock, ice, mixed, big-wall and high-mountain routes. Featured are renowned climbers such as Lynn Hill, Jeff Lowe and Stevie Haston. The photographs are taken by outstanding climbers and climbing photographers including Mark Twight and Paul Pritchard.
Portrayed are some of the most beautiful places in the world from North America to Europe, Patagonia and the Himalayas. The climbs are categorized into rock climbs, ice and mixed climbs, alpine scale climbs, big wall climbs and big mountain climbs.
Product DetailsPrice: $39.95
Hardback: 160 pages with 200 color photos
Author: Garth Hattingh
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
Year of Publication: 2000