Stone Crusade

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Sherman, John. Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America. Golden: American Alpine Club Press, 1999.

Condition: New. Unused copies from AAC publications storage. 



By John Sherman

Dive into a book from our archives and discover the history that lies within its pages. 

Stone Crusade unveils the soul of American bouldering. John Sherman traces bouldering's history, profiles the participants, shows the geographic and geologic diversity of the nation's bouldering meccas, and shares stories formerly told only around the campfire or in the bars. The sport of bouldering compresses all the action, fear, pain, glory, and sublimity of rock climbing into several intense moves. As the author notes: "Bouldering is the distilled essence of climbing, the poetry of mountaineering."

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