7 edition of The measure of a mountain found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||F897.R2 B23 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||278 p. :|
|Number of Pages||278|
|LC Control Number||97022029|
The mountain is out --Start walking --Pressing through cloud --Company --The only sensible and suitable name --Aerial plankton --Grind the mountain's shattered bones --Volcano --Marmota --Mountain dreams --Fischer --Cliffhangers --Camp muir --That hell-tainted air --Meadow stomping --We go to the mountain --The constant presence of God --Naught. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, map ; 21 cm: Contents: The mountain is out --Start walking --Pressing through cloud --Company --The only sensible and suitable name --Aerial plankton --Grind the mountain's shattered bones --Volcano --Marmota --Mountain dreams --Fischer --Cliffhangers --Camp Muir --That hell-tainted air --Meadow. Rev - And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, Rev - And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.
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The Measure of a Mountain is a mountain climber's book in the same way that Edward Abbey's books are for the desert explorer, it is about the relationship with The Mountain not the climb. Bruce Barcott writes in a way that captures howy we in the Northwest engage with Mt.
Rainier/5(33). The Measure of a Mountain, is the story of one man's obsession with Mount Rainier. Bruce Barcott shares his findings on the history of the mountain, his personal quest to circumnavigate Rainier via the 92 mile Wonderland Trail and ultimately his journey to the summit/5.
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It is a rational synthesis The measure of a mountain book new concepts The measure of a mountain book compel one to reassess the popular "heightist mindset". The concept of prominence, loosely defined as a mountain's vertical relief, is a stiff competitor to summit height for assessing a mountain's stature and relative worth for innumerable purposes.
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A year later, here in July ofI finally read The Measure of a Mountain, and wish I'd done so before my trip to Rainier. The book comes in two parts, interleaved; the first, the book's center, is a series of essays about the mountain's natural and human history, its.
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His method is exploratory, meandering, personal. He begins by encircling it, first by car then on foot. He finds that the mountain is a complex of moss-bearded hemlocks and old-growth firs, high meadows that blossom according to a precise natural timeclock, sheets of crumbling pumice, fractured glaciers, and.
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The world that Battle creates is unnerving and enchanting in equal measure and always utterly beguiling. The overall Southern drawl may grate on some, but those who are keen to burrow into the overlooked lives of mountain people will find satisfaction.
A Author: Meredith Battle. The Measure of a Man was chosen for Oprah Winfrey's book club in January The Idyll It's late at night as I lie in bed in the blue glow of the television set. The book meets up to the standard of the man and that’s why it’s number one on this list of the best mountain climbing books.
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Mountains erode slowly through the action of rivers, weather conditions, and glaciers.