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Mountaineering

the freedom of the hills

by The Mountaineers, Seattle.

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[planned by] the Climbing Committee of the Mountaineers. Harvey Manning, chairman of editors. Editorial committee: Nancy Bickford [and others]
    ContributionsManning, Harvey, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG510 .M937
    The Physical Object
    Pagination430 p.
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5796704M
    LC Control Number60008907
    OCLC/WorldCa494816

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