Stone Mountains: North Americas Best Crags Jim Thornburg

ISBN: 9780982913802

Published: November 1st 2010

Hardcover

320 pages


Description

Stone Mountains: North Americas Best Crags  by  Jim Thornburg

Stone Mountains: North Americas Best Crags by Jim Thornburg
November 1st 2010 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 320 pages | ISBN: 9780982913802 | 4.21 Mb

This beautiful coffee-table book documents top climbing photographer Jim Thorburgs 20-year tour of Americas best rock-climbing areas. A whopping 320 pages of artful and beautifully printed photographs from 35 spectacular rock-climbing andMoreThis beautiful coffee-table book documents top climbing photographer Jim Thorburgs 20-year tour of Americas best rock-climbing areas.

A whopping 320 pages of artful and beautifully printed photographs from 35 spectacular rock-climbing and bouldering venues take the reader on a visual journey sure to inspire adventure for years to come. The photographs, paired in each area with a locals perspective, combine to provide a visceral introduction to each of North Americas best, most visually aesthetic and singular crags.ReviewsCalifornia-based photographer Jim Thornburg estimates he has spent 23,000 hours over the past 20 years capturing images of climbers, and his extraordinary effort has produced a prodigious body of inspirational work.

Now Thornburg has selected the best of his uncounted images to produce Stone Mountains: North Americas Best Crags, a 320-page celebration of 35 crags spanning the continent, from Squamish to the Gunks. Each area is introduced by a local climber or frequent visitor and is illuminated by up to 24 pages of pure inspiration. Don t expect a guidebook, Thornburg warns in his intro it s a psyche book, pure and simple. And once you pore over these pages, I defy you not to start dreaming of road trips: Chattanooga?

Zion? Maple? El Portrero? Gas up the car! - Dougald MacDonald, Climbing MagazineJim Thornburg is the Pablo Picasso of climbing photography. His eye for rock s cleanest, most colorful lines, peerless technical skill, and knack for getting the most action-packed, sexiest (but natural) poses out of his climbers make this book a must-have for anyone with rock on the brain.

Want to get fired up about the abundance of killer climbing in North America? Look no farther than Stone Mountains. - Matt Samet, Editor, Climbing Magazine



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Stone Mountains: North Americas Best Crags":


haarkapsels.eu

©2013-2015 | DMCA | Contact us