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Early Days in the Range of Light
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Evan McCarthy
(evanrussia) - MLife

Locale: Northern Europe
Early Days in the Range of Light on 08/08/2011 09:18:51 MDT Print View

A buddy got me into reading Daniel Arnold's book "Early Days in the Range of Light: Encounters with Legendary Mountaineers." It's a great read for information about 19th century exploration of the High Sierras and a thoughtful journey through the author's own attempt to recreate the climbs and trips without modern equipment. Well worth a read if you're looking for a good book.

larry savage
(pyeyo) - F

Locale: pacific northwest
great recommendation on 08/25/2011 14:47:39 MDT Print View

I went with your recommendation, this is a great book.

David T
(DaveT) - F
more Sierra books on 08/25/2011 15:14:03 MDT Print View

I also recommend:

History of the Sierra Nevada (1946) by Farquahar.
Up and Down California: 1860-1864 by Brewer.

Lots of great info!