Mountaineers Books Hangdog Days: Conflict, Change, and the Race for 5.14
Hangdog Days: Conflict, Change, and the Race for 5.14 vividly chronicles rock climbing's explosion, attracting a new generation of climbers reaching new heights via harder routes and faster ascents.
- This contentious, often entertaining, period gave rise to sport climbing, climbing gyms and competitive climbing, indelibly transforming the sport
- Jeff Smoot traces the development of traditional climbing "rules," enforced first through peer pressure, then later through intimidation and sabotage
- Lively, fast-paced history focuses on the climbing achievements of John Bachar, Todd Skinner and Alan Watts
- Also includes the likes of Ray Jardine, Lynn Hill, Mark Hudon, Tony Yaniro and Peter Croft
- Brings to life the characters and events of this raucous, revolutionary time in rock climbing
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8 x 6 inches
Number of Pages
Contains recycled materials
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