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Pilgrims of the Vertical: Yosemite Rock Climbers and Nature at Risk
by Joseph E. Taylor III and Joseph E Taylor
Harvard University Press, 2010
Cloth: 978-0-674-05287-1 | eISBN: 978-0-674-05860-6
Library of Congress Classification GV199.42.C22Y67985 2010
Dewey Decimal Classification 796.52230979447

Pilgrims of the Vertical (a phrase borrowed from climber-turned-entrepreneur Royal Robbins) is at once a chronicle of how the sport evolved in Yosemite and a fascinating social history that considers climbing in the larger context of American life...For the general reader, the book makes a fine introduction to the history of climbing and Yosemite's special place in its development.

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