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Challenge of the North Cascades

by Fred W. Beckey

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Published by Mountaineers in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.),
  • Washington (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Hiking -- Washington (State) -- Guidebooks.,
    • North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Washington (State) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Fred Beckey ; maps by Dee Molenaar.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.W2 B43 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL970863M
      ISBN 100898864798
      LC Control Number96007616
      OCLC/WorldCa34413230

      Challenge of the North Cascades (, 2nd ed. , ISBN ) Mount McKinley: Icy Crown of North America (Mountaineers Books , paper , ISBN ) The Bugaboos: An Alpine History () (Introduction Only) Mountains of North America () Mountains of North America (Sierra Club, )Alma mater: University of Washington. Experience a magnificent region through the words and images of accomplished writers and photographers and local residents. - Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Dietrich presents the rich history and challenges facing this rugged habitat just hours from Seattle. - In his foreword, Richard Louv examines the importance of preserving our local wilderness areas for generations to come.

      The creation of North Cascades ended the threat of logging in the Stehekin Valley and the threat of a road being built into the valley from Highway The Park Service also reduced the threat of new private developments -- a vacation-home boom underway before the park was established -- through its active land acquisition program. "The North Cascades are Calling!" Less than three hours from Seattle, an alpine landscape beckons. Discover communities of life adapted to moisture in the west and recurring fire in the east. Explore jagged peaks crowned by more than glaciers. Listen to cascading waters in forested valleys.

        "A book described by the author as ‘ideal for someone with ADD,’ the North Cascades Highway offers information on a new subject on every page, making it the perfect introduction to the area for amateur geologists, historians, and naturalists."—Anna Roth, Brand: University of Washington Press. A North Cascades climbing classicFred Beckey is synonomous with Cascades climbing and is said to have completed more first ascents than any other climber in historyIncludes detailed appendix of all Beckey's ascents from This book document.


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