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Author Sieberson, Stephen C.,
Title The naked mountaineer : misadventures of an Alpine traveler / Steve Sieberson ; foreword by Lou Whittaker.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]

Author Sieberson, Stephen C.,
Subject Sieberson, Stephen C.
Mountaineers -- United States -- Biography.
Mountaineering -- Anecdotes.
Alt Name Whittaker, Lou,
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 248 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Where climbers are made -- The naked mountaineer: Matterhorn, Switzerland, 14,692' -- Pitching the Horseshoe: Snowdon, Wales, 3,560' -- The unorthodox climber: Mount Athos, Greece, 6,670' -- Climbing backward: Gorge of Samaria, Greece -- No Gods but me: Mount Olympus, Greece, 9,570', and Mount Olympus, Washington, 7,965' -- Crawling for sushi: Mount Fuji, Japan, 12,388' -- Knickers in a twist: Mount Vesuvius, Italy, 4,200' -- Twin Peaks in paradise: Gunung Agung, Bali, Indonesia, 10,308' -- Expedition to nowhere: Carstensz Pyramid, Papua, Indonesia, 16,024' -- The mountaineer unplugged: Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 13,435' -- Northern exposure: Galdhøpiggen, Norway, 8,100' -- So the last shall be first: Mount St. Helens, Washington, 9,677' and 8,363' -- Epilogue: The Sirens' call.
Summary "The Naked Mountaineer recounts a series of solo journeys to some of the world's most exotic peaks in places such as Switzerland, Japan, and Borneo. ... [The book] offers mountain-themed travel stories with a wide-eyed view of the world, while presenting irreverent commentary on climbers and their peculiar sport."--P [4] of cover.
ISBN 9780803286535 (electronic bk.)
0803286538 (electronic bk.)
1322073066 (ebk)
9781322073064 (ebk)
9780803286511
0803286511
9780803286528
080328652X
9780803248793 (paperback ; alk. paper)
0803248792 (paperback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 890476659
Additional Format Print version: Sieberson, Steve. Naked mountaineer 9780803248793 (DLC) 2014009140 (OCoLC)877370361


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