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Underhill's 1931 "Rock Work" Article

Postby bearflag » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:12 am

I've read many citations of this seminal article from the 1931 Sierra Club Bulletin but never found it reprinted. I'm stuck inside on a rainy afternoon here so I scanned and posted it here:
http://www.thehighsierra.org/PDFs/RockWork1.pdf

"On the Use and Management of the Rope in Rock Work"

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Postby mungeclimber » Sun Dec 13, 2009 3:07 am

THANK YOU!!!!!


Was looking for this last night on the Taco and didn't find it.


did you see my post, or was this just totally fortuitous?
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Postby bearflag » Sun Dec 13, 2009 3:24 pm

Divine Intervention or Spontaneous Generation, been meaning to do this for a while and finally got to it.
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Postby fossana » Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:06 pm

Great read. Thanks for posting.
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Postby Dave Dinnell » Sun Dec 13, 2009 7:42 pm

Thanks! Once again, you help "feed the rat!"
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Postby Guyzo » Sun Dec 13, 2009 11:15 pm

Outstanding

THX :wink:
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Postby Sierra Ledge Rat » Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:24 pm

WHERE THE HELL DID YOU GET THAT 1931 PUBLICATION?

I've been looking for a copy for years.

YOU ARE AWESOME for scanning that article. I would kiss you, except I'm not gay.
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Postby Palisades79 » Fri Dec 18, 2009 4:37 pm

What is the volumne number and issurance date on this bulletin ? Thanks.
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Postby bearflag » Fri Dec 18, 2009 5:00 pm

This would be: VOL XVI ; FEBRUARY, 1931; NUMBER 1.
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Postby sierraman » Sat Dec 19, 2009 5:52 am

When I was a student at UC Irvine back in the 70's I used to stake out a study area in the library next to a shelf of old Sierra Club Bulletins. Apparently someone had donated a set of Bulletins dating from about 1915 to 1970. I used to read these in between study sessions. Over the course of my 5 years in college I'm sure I read then all. I remember the Underhill article. A trip down memory lane.
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Postby bearflag » Sat Dec 19, 2009 6:59 pm

I posted another article that is required reading for anyone who loves the Sierra: The Search for Walter Starr, Jr.

http://thehighsierra.org/PDFs/The%20Sea ... 0Starr.pdf

Finding and reading this article was the key to discovering what I had found in the mess of old photos that came from Glen Dawson and Lewis Clark. It led me to Bill Alsup's book, Missing in the Minarets and beyond. By the way, Missing is soon to be reprinted and I urge everyone to find a copy.
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