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Sacred summits

John Muir

Sacred summits

John Muir"s greatest climbs

by John Muir

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Published by Canongate in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muir, John, -- 1838-1914,
  • Mountaineers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Mountaineering -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-162)

    Other titlesJohn Muir"s greatest climbs
    Statementedited and introduced by Graham White
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsWhite, Graham
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.92.M85 A3 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17006126M
    ISBN 100862417856
    LC Control Number00303309
    OCLC/WorldCa41423661

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Mountaintops have long been seen as sacred places, home to gods and dreams. In one climbing year Peter Boardman visited three very different sacred mountains. He began on the South Face of the Carstensz Pyramid in New Guinea.

This is the highest point between Pages: Sacred Summits: John Muir's Greatest Climbs, edited and introduced by Graham White - Book Jacket Summary A part of the John Muir Exhibit, by Sierra Club John Muir Education Project.

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Sacred Summits is part of a four volume set of Pete Boardman and Joe Tasker’s writing Sacred Summits is a book of three parts which covers three expeditions to very different mountains in the years andthe link between them being that all the mountains are regarded as sacred by the people who live beneath them.

Three sacred mountains, three very different expeditions, all superbly captured by Boardman in Sacred Summits, his second book, first published in Combining the excitement of extreme climbing with acute observation of life in the mountains, this is an amusing, dramatic, poignant and thought-provoking book.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxx, pages: color illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: John Muir and vertical sauntering / Arthur W Ewart --John Muir and the range of light / Francis P Farquhar --A Scottish climber on Cathedral Peak / Ken Crocket --The Tuolumne camp ; A near view of the High Sierra ; Mountain thoughts ; Prayers.

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More than just their routefinding adventures, it is the way pioneering affects these climbers that fascinates n: The success of his first book The Shining Mountain was immediate in the climbing world and won him wider acclaim with the John Llewelyn Rhys Memorial Prize for literature in Sacred Summits, published shortly after his death, described the climbing year ofthe trips to New Guinea, Kangchenjunga and Gaurisankar.

The Sacred Mountains of China are divided into several groups. The Five Great Mountains (simplified Chinese: 五 岳; traditional Chinese: 五 嶽; pinyin: Wǔ yuè) refers to five of the most renowned mountains in Chinese history, and they were the subjects of imperial pilgrimage by emperors throughout ages.

They are associated with the supreme God of Heaven and the five .Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and In the s, Hawai'i agreed to share two of our highest and most sacred mountaintops with a small community of astronomers.

Today, an expanding industrial footprint of r oads, buildings, people, parking, and ever-larger telescopes populate these summits--all while cultural landscape and native habitat are being irreplaceably lost.

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