New PDF release: Beyond the Vertical

By Layton Kor

Layton Kor is pre-eminent in American hiking. he's thought of the easiest rock climber of his iteration, and his record of first ascents of technically tricky rock climbs, either loose and relief, is likely to be unrivaled via any American climber. during this publication Kor tells the tale in his personal phrases of those groundbreaking and suspenseful climbs.

Supplementing Kor's narrative are twenty-three money owed written through different top climbers of the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, describing ascents they did with Kor: Royal Robbins, Fred Beckey, Pat Ament, Chris Bonington, Steve Roper, Huntley Ingalls, and lots of extra proportion their views.

Kor's climbs became probably the most recognized routes within the world—the Naked Edge in Eldorado Canyon, the Diamond on Longs height, the Salathe Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, the North Face of the Eiger within the Alps…the record is going on. Written in a straighforward and fascinating sort, and observed through beautiful, old colour pictures, Beyond the Vertical is a must-have for all rock climbers and armchair mountaineers alike.

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