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Haines - Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier - 9780295978475 - V9780295978475
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Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier

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Description for Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier paperback. Features an account of the 19th century conquests of the highest and most imposing of Pacific Northwest mountains, Mt. Rainier. This is the history of organized mountaineering in the Northwest as well as of Mt. Rainier and those who accepted its challenge. It carries those stories when Mt. Rainier achieved the status of a national park. Series: Columbia Northwest Classics. Num Pages: 278 pages, 16 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBW; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL; WSZG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 150 x 17. Weight in Grams: 382.
aEUROoeThe spirit of the pioneering mountaineer emanates from Mountain Fever, a superb account of the 19th century conquests of the highest and most imposing of Pacific Northwest mountains, Mt. Rainier. [This] is the history of organized mountaineering in the Northwest as well as of Mt. Rainier and those who accepted its challenge. It carries those stories to the turn of the century when Mt. Rainier achieved the status of a national park.aEURO - Portland Oregonian aEUROoeHainesaEURO(t) story begins with the day Capt. George Vancouver sighted the snowy mountain in 1792. The author sifted accounts of the first climbers, Dr. William ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of Washington Press Washington
Number of pages
278
Condition
New
Series
Columbia Northwest Classics
Number of Pages
278
Place of Publication
Seattle, United States
ISBN
9780295978475
SKU
V9780295978475
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 15 to 20 working days
Ref
99-2

About Haines
Ruth Kirk is the author of many titles in natural and cultural history, including Ozette: Excavating a Makah Whaling Village, Snow, Tradition and Change on the Northwest Coast, and (with Jerry Franklin), The Olympic Rain Forest: An Ecological Web.

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"The spirit of the pioneering mountaineer emanates from Mountain Fever, a superb account of the 19th century conquests of the highest and most imposing of Pacific Northwest mountains, Mt. Rainier. [This] is the history of organized mountaineering in the Northwest as well as of Mt. Rainier and those who accepted its challenge. It carries those stories to the turn of ... Read more

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