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Tag Archives: Books
Baxter State Park ranger Andrew Vietze has a book Becoming Teddy Roosevelt: How a Maine Guide Inspired America’s 26th President about how Maine guide William Wingate Sewall helped shape Theodore Roosevelt from a clumsy boy “wearing big spectacles and weighing … Continue reading
Branch Whitney has just published a book on hiking the Southwest including state highpoints.
Andy Martin at the cohp group notes the arrival of Hiking Nevada’s County High Points
The Winston-Salem JounralNow reports on Douglas Butler’s highpointing book A Walk Across the Top of America.
The Washington Post has a review of “Forever on the Mountain” by James M. Tabor about the 1967 Mount McKinley tragedy that claimed the lives of seven men. The climbing team had come together late and was divided into two … Continue reading
Andy Martin has an updated book on county highpoints effective February 26, 2006.
The Town Times reports The Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA) has released 19th edition of the Connecticut Walk Book. One of two volumes, the first to appear on the shelves is the Walk Book East covering all the trails … Continue reading
The Democrat Chronicle reports Carol White wrote a book entitled “Women With Altitude: Challenging the Adirondack High Peaks in Winter (North Country Books, $19.95).
The full text of many guidebooks including guides to highpoints is now available at print.google.com.
There are seemingly countless of books on how to climb Whitney. Here’s a sampling.