Peering Over the Edge

Peering Over the Edge

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The Philosophy of Mountaineering. This book is the result of the contributions by some of the greatest authors of moutaineering literature: Pat Ament, Phil Bartlett, Arlene Blum, Margaret Body, Sir Chris Bonington, Hamish M. Brown, Joe Brown, Greg Child, Jim Curran, Giusto Gervasutti, Andrew Greig, Terry Gifford, Heinrich Harrer, Dougal Haston, Maurice Herzog, Sir John Hunt, Jeff Long, Jeff Lowe, Hamish MacInnes, Jeffrey McCarthy, Ian Mitchell, Paul Prichard, David Roberts, Doug Robinson, Steve Roper, Galen Rowell, Woodrow Wilson Sayer, Doug Scott, Eric Shipton, G. B. Spenceley, Sir Leslie Stephen, Mikel Vause, Edward Whymper, Simon Yates, Geoffrey Winthrop Young.Interpreting Mallorya#39;s answer to mean, aquot;because it is a challenge, aquot; the question still remains: why is it a challenge? ... Why is a lecturer on mountain climbing asked again and again why he climbs, whereas a lecturer, say, on golf would almost never be asked why he played golf? ... It is not particularly difficult to list the values which I derive from mountain climbing which do in fact for me offset the disvaluesanbsp;...


Title:Peering Over the Edge
Author: Mikel Vause
Publisher:Mountain N' Air Books - 2005
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