Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die

Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die
Rock Climbing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

by Chris Santella

  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 2020-04-21
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1683358899
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The author of the bestselling Fifty Places series returns with a globe-trotting guide to the best and most beautiful places to rock climb around the world Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to some of the greatest rock-climbing locations around the world, as recommended by expert climbers. The book will cover three types of climbing—trad, sport, and bouldering—and will showcase breathtaking venues from Joshua Tree to Jeju, South Korea. Featuring insights from industry insiders, including employees from rock-climbing gear companies like Petzl and Black Diamond Equipment, professional climbers like Jon Cardwell and Kevin Jorgeson (co-star of Dawn Wall), filmmaker Michael Call, and Climbing magazine editor Matt Samet, Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die is the essential travel companion for climbers of all levels of expertise. FEATURED LOCATIONS United States Horse Pens 40, Alabama Cochise Stronghold, Arizona Bishop, California Joshua Tree National Park, California Yosemite National Park, California Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado Rifle, Colorado City of Rocks, Idaho Elephant's Perch, Idaho Arco, Italy Red River Gorge, Kentucky Acadia National Park, Maine Baxter State Park, Maine Red Rock, Nevada North Conway, New Hampshire The Shawangunks, New York Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Smith Rock, Oregon Hueco Tanks State Park, Texas Maple Canyon, Utah Moab, Utah Zion National Park, Utah North Cascades, Washington New River Gorge, West Virginia Seneca Rocks, West Virginia Devil's Lake, Wisconsin Devils Tower, Wyoming Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Canada Bow Valley, Alberta The Bugaboos, British Columbia Squamish, British Columbia Lion's Head, Ontario International Frey, Argentina Mount Arapiles, Australia Innsbruck, Austria Liming, China Lake District National Park, England Chamonix, France Fontainebleau, France Frankenjura, Germany Kalymnos, Greece Castle Hill, New Zealand El Potrero Chico, Mexico Bled, Slovenia Rocklands, South Africa Gyeonggi-do/Jeju, South Korea Ibiza, Spain Mallorca, Spain Rätikon, Switzerland Railay Beach, Thailand

Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

Fifty Places to Run Before You Die
A Book

by Chris Santella

  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 2018-03-20
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1683352386
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world. Featuring a balance of popular races (marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and scenic trails off the beaten path, as well as interviews with accomplished runners and leaders of respected running organizations, this book divulges the details that make each venue unique—and plenty of tips for those who aspire to run there. Readers will discover events and courses both national and international, including the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc in France, the New York City Marathon, the Vancouver Sun Run, the Grand Canyon, the Dolomites in Italy, and the Great Ocean Road Marathon in Australia. Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is an essential travel companion for runners of all levels seeking to conquer new terrain while breaking personal records.

Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die

Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die
Downhill Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

by Chris Santella

  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 2013-10-15
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1613125445
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die—the 10th book in the popular Fifty Places series—takes readers to some of the world’s most inspiring skiing/snowboarding destinations: the Chugach Mountains (Alaska); Aspen, Crested Butte, and Steamboat Springs (Colorado); Tuckerman Ravine (New Hampshire); Rusutsu (Japan); Chamonix (France); Portillo (Chile); and Whistler Blackcomb (British Columbia). Based on interviews with leading experts, the book chronicles the rich history of these sports and the people who have mastered them, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, Billy Kidd, and Greg Harms. Above all, Santella provides readers with the gorgeous scenery, the glamorous ambiance, and the always thrilling experience of visiting mountains from the Alps to the Rockies, whether it’s après-ski in Cortina or helicopter rides into virgin Alaskan powder. Praise for Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die “Even the reader who gets no farther than the couch can feel transported to the snow-covered peaks, mogul fields, and sparkling expanses sculpted by the book’s avalanche of quirky nuggets, insider tips, and historical perspectives . . . After writing nine other Fifty Places guides, author Chris Santella has the drill down.” —Reuters.com “Whether you’re an expert looking to hit the double diamond moguls or a beginner who wants a gentle slope just in case stopping is an issue, these spots have a little something for everyone.” —The Daily Beast “For powderhounds, Fifty Places to Ski & Snowboard Before You Die by Chris Santella ($25) looks at snow sports destinations around the world.” —Associated Press

Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die

Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die
Fly-Fishing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

by Chris Santella

  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 2012-11-16
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1613120729
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Amateur or expert, every angler dreams of landing the big one, but that's only part of the appeal of fly fishing. Because even when hours pass without a bite, nothing beats the rugged beauty of the surroundings. For both armchair travelers and avid outdoorsmen who may have already started a checklist of their own, Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die maps out the meccas of the fly-fishing world. Through in-depth interviews with the sport's acknowledged gurus, author Chris Santella goes beyond standard guides to convey the very essence of the recommended locations. Readers can vicariously cast mouse pattners to fifty-pound taimen in the wilds of Mongolia, wrangle with wily permit off the Florida Keys, and match the hatch on Montana's Armstrong's Spring Creek. Jardines de la Reina, Cuba (tarpon), the Zhupanova River, Kamchatka (rainbow trout), and the Rio Negro, Brazil (peacock bass) are also included. The essays include a cultural and natural history of each site, along with colorful anecdotes based on the author's and authorities' experiences. With breath-takingly-beautiful photos of the spots, many by celebrated fly-fishing photographer R. Valentine Atkinson, the book also provides adventurous anglers with enough travel-and-tackle information so that they, too, can start planning excursions to go fish around the globe.

Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die

Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die
Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

by Chris Santella

  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 2012-11-16
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 161312063X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Landlubbers joke that sailors are always wanting to head off to the ends of the earth, but Chris Santella takes that life-changing desire very seriously. In this, the third installment in his immensely successful ôFifty Placesö series, Santella assembles a crew of the worldÆs greatest championship racers and professional adventurers and persuades them to disclose their favorite destinations around the globe. Interviewees include some of the best-known men and women in the sport: Tom Whidden and Gary Jobson (members of the winning 1987 AmericaÆs Cup crew), Jeff Johnstone (of J-Boats), award-winning sailing writer Lin Pardy, and many others. The amazingly diverse places theyÆve selected range from clubby East Coast ports (Marblehead, Annapolis), to idyllic tropical refuges (Ilha Grande, Brazil; the Polynesian atoll of Mopelia), to some of the most hair-raisingly treacherous waters on earth (Cape Horn). Coastlines around the worldùeven Antarctica and the Arcticùare represented, and the chosen spots include some spectacular inland waters, such as the Bras dÆOr Lakes and the North Channel of Lake Huron. For each of the 50 places, the sailor recommending the venue spins an entertaining yarn about his or her experience there, and each description is accompanied by a make you want to go there now photograph.

Drastic Park

Drastic Park
A Book

by W. E. Davis

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1997
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780891079620
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Vacationing ex-police detective Gil Beckman scrambles to solve the mysteries of the disappearance of a longtime park employee, a mountain homicide, and his feelings for Sally Foster before somebody else gets killed in Drastic Park

Outdoor Oklahoma

Outdoor Oklahoma
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1977
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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How to Rock Climb!

How to Rock Climb!
A Book

by John Long

  • Publisher : Falcon Guides
  • Release : 1993
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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How to Rock Climb!, now in its fourth edition, is the most thorough instructional rock climbing book in the world. This nuts-and-bolts guide serves as an introduction to rock climbing for beginners, and helps the intermediate climbers hone their knowledge of the sport. All the key elements, from ethics to getting up the climb, are in this book. In clear, concise, and entertaining prose, veteran rock climber John Long provides the basics and distills the intricacies of modern technical rock climbing in all its diverse forms. Beginning with an overview of the history of climbing and the ratings system, Long then gives a complete review of face and crack climbing skills. He introduces the equipment needed to get up and down the rock and the art of leading. Sport climbing -- climbs done on protected routes -- training methods, and how to get started on your own climbing adventures round out this guide. Throughout the author stresses that safety and simplicity are the keys to climbing. Book jacket.

The Listener

The Listener
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1932
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The wild horseman of the Pampas

The wild horseman of the Pampas
A Book

by David Ker

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1876
  • Pages : 261
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Journal of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District

The Journal of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District
A Book

by Fell and Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1951
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Harry's Trip to the Orient

Harry's Trip to the Orient
A Book

by Charles Stedman Newhall

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1885
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Forest and Stream

Forest and Stream
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1891
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Journal Alpin Canadien

Journal Alpin Canadien
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Canadian Alpine Journal

The Canadian Alpine Journal
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Chamber's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts

Chamber's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1894
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fifty Hikes in the White Mountains

Fifty Hikes in the White Mountains
Hikes and Backpacking Trips in the High Peaks Region of New Hampshire

by Daniel Doan

  • Publisher : Backcountry Guides
  • Release : 1983
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9780942440126
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Cumbria

Cumbria
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1963
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bonnie Prudden's After Fifty Fitness Guide

Bonnie Prudden's After Fifty Fitness Guide
A Book

by Bonnie Prudden

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1987
  • Pages : 385
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A collection of medical and dietary advice includes a planned series of exercises and pain-erasure techniques specially designed to meet the needs of those over fifty

Climbing

Climbing
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1997
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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