Mountaineer"s guide to the High Sierra.

by Hervey H. Voge

Publisher: Sierra Club in San Francisco

Written in English
Cover of: Mountaineer
Published: Pages: 356 Downloads: 484
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  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)


  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

Edition Notes

Based on A climber"s guide to the High Sierra.

StatementEdited by Hervey H. Voge and Andrew J. Smatko.
SeriesA Sierra Club totebook
ContributionsSmatko, Andrew J., joint author., Sierra Club., Sierra Club.
LC ClassificationsF868.S5 V6
The Physical Object
Pagination356 p.
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5302112M
ISBN 10087156064X
LC Control Number72083983

INTRO TO WINTER MOUNTAINEERING COURSE ITINERARY. Day 1 We meet in the town of Bridgeport in the Eastern Sierra at 8am at the Ruby Inn. After a pack check and gear discussion we drive a short distance to the trailhead where begin our hike into base camp up the Horse Creek drainage into the heart of the Sawtooth Ridge area (2 wheel drive vehicles are fine). The title of the book, the White Spider, responds to the particular form of the last of the snows that climbers had to go through before reaching the summit, the last problem to be solved until finding the edge that allowed without too many problems to leave the wall and Quickly search the top on mountaineers bookstore. But the bulk of route descriptions and ratings are the same as are found in Steve Roper’s Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra, published in This inevitably perpetuates past errors. In addition, consensus amongst Sierra climbers is that Secor’s research was incomplete or non-existent, leading to the creation of many new errors. Mountaineers Books: The High Sierra $ Mountaineers Books: Cascade Alpine Guide Book Vol. II $ Mountaineers Books: Climbing: How To $ Mountaineers Books: Snow Sports $ Mountaineers Books West: Hiking/backpacking Guides $ .

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The Climber's Guide to the High Sierra (A Sierra Club Totebook) [Roper, Steve] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Climber's Guide to the High Sierra (A Sierra Club Totebook)5/5(3). THE HIGH SIERRA, subtitled "Peaks ~ Passes ~ Trails", is a prodigious and information-jammed book to which I'm awarding five stars even though its usefulness to me is not what I expected and will be minimal, a fact that would otherwise cause me to award two or three stars/5(53).

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Voge and Andrew J. Smatko. New York: Sierra Club, pages, $ Originally, says the preface, this book was to be the third edition of A Climbers Guide to the High Sierra, edited in the second edition by Hervey Voge.

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I really liked the Sierra Club ToteBooks and, more specifically, the “Mountaineers Guide to the High Sierra” by Hervey Voge and Andrew Smatko. The book was packed with peaks to climb and not cluttered with details. This is an excellent guide to California's Sierra Nevada.

Secor provides a great range of reliable information. The first time I depended on him, I came to a high pass and wondered if it really was the class 2 he claimed (doable without equipment and great risk of falling off).5/5(5). Norman Clyde (April 8, – Decem ) was a mountaineer, mountain guide, freelance writer, nature photographer, and self trained is well known for achieving over first ascents, many in California's Sierra Nevada and Montana's Glacier National also set a speed climbing record on California's Mount Shasta in Born: April 8,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Nonetheless, this is the only widely-available book that describes so many remote corners of the Sierra. This book is kind of an updated and far expanded version of Steve Roper's classic "Climber's Guide To The High Sierra", whose "Sierra High Route" book is a great source as well/5(37).

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