Mountain Climbing (Classic Reprint)

Mountain Climbing (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Mountain Climbing The attitude of the world in general toward mountain climbing has undergone several curious changes. The ancients looked upon the mountains with indifference. The great peaks failed either to tempt the adventurer or to inspire the writer. Throughout the Middle Ages the mountains were regarded with fear and terror, so that for centuries no one ven tured to climb even the lower peaks. Only in the last century have men lost their terror of the mountains, and found the courage and am bition to climb their Sides. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 458g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 62 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243074484
  • 9780243074488