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Journey upwards with Cliffhanger, a dizzyingly beautiful presentation of the people and places that make up the world of climbing. Climbing has recently exploded as a global phenomenon, thanks to a plethora of dedicated gyms springing up and media coverage that has had a wide reach. Using breathtaking imagery and in-depth stories, Cliffhanger gives you a complete look at the world of this outdoor pursuit--both as a sport and a lifestyle--by highlighting the people, places, history, and culture that make the activity so fascinating. Whether you've been doing it for a long time or have never climbed in your life, this book will make your palms sweat and your heart race.

 

Details

ISBN: 9783899559965
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 288
Publication Date: 30 Apr 2020
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag
Publication City, Country: Berlin, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 29(H) x 22.5(L)

 

Reviews

"bundles the best climbing spots and the history of climbing both in text and photography." -- NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER (NL)

 

Author Biography

Julie Ellison has spent 10 years writing, shooting, and editing stories about the vertical world. She was Climbing magazine's first female editor-in--chief before starting the all-woman film-production company Never Not Collective. She lives with her dog at the base of the Tetons, Wyoming.

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