3 edition of Dawsons guide to Colorados fourteeners found in the catalog.
|Statement||Blue Clover Press|
|Publishers||Blue Clover Press|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||61|
|Volume 1. The northern peaks Volume 2. The southern peaks.|
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Special to the Daily Lou Dawson Dawsons guide to Colorados fourteeners his natural element: Making turns far from the lift-served resorts. 9 2011 5 14336 1816 6. Routes are described in detail, shown on photos, and detailed on maps that are the most usable maps in any guidebook.
icon in the table of contents. " Indeed, for most people enjoyment -- even spiritual succor -- is the point of mountaineering. With his ebullient personality and sparkling prose, Obmascik brings us inside the quirky, colorful subculture of mountaineering obsessives who summit these mountains year after year.
The co-ordinate system used for all data in this book is conventional latitude and longitude with degrees, minutes, and seconds. For example, he explores a connection between two seemingly unrelated activities, mountain climbing and golf, in several passages in the book.
Honoring his concerned wife's orders not to climb alone, Obmascik drags old friends up the slopes, some of them lifelong flatlanders tasting thin air for the first time, and lures seasoned Rockies junkies into taking on a huffing, puffing newbie by bribing them with free beer, lunches, and car washes.
The maps include both 2WD and 4WD trailhead locations for the standard, recommended route.
Dawson began his Fourteener odyssey in 1978 with a ski descent of Castle Peak, 14,265 feet. error "Number of max call reached. 0 2008 29 14130 1730 7. George Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 1548207721 Category: Page: 160 View: 374 A Colorado native shares his adventures and misadventures of climbing Colorado's Fourteeners in the late 1970s. Useful to hikers, mountain enthusiasts, and anyone who likes pretty pictures, the book is part photo journey, part art, as each image presents the overwhelming beauty of every one of these foreboding peaks.
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II, Dawson's Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners, Volume 2, the Southern Peaks, 1999.