Through the words of the climbers of the time and artfully restored photographs, Yosemite in the Fifties chronicles the historic first ascents of Yosemite’s “mile-high” granite walls, the legendary personalities who risked their lives to climb them, and how their endeavors initiated the birth of adventure sports and rubbed against the cultural norm.
Reprints of original contributions by all the most influential climbers of the time: Warren Harding, Royal Robbins, Ax Nelson, Steve Roper, Alan Steck, Jerry Gallwas, Don Wilson, Frank Tarver, Dick Long, Bob Swift, Mark Powell, Don Lauria, Joe Fitschen, Don Wilson, Mike Sherrick, Wayne Merry, and more
176 pages with artfully restored historic photos
Printed on 100% recycled paper
9"x 13"/23cm x 33cm