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Teewinot By Jack Turner

Teewinot
by Jack Turner

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This work covers a mountain range, its climbs, its weather and the glory of the wild. It is also about a small group of climbers, nomads, who inhabit the Teton range each summer, and gives an account of what it is like to live and work in these spectacular mountains.
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Teewinot: Climbing and Contemplating the Teton Range by Jack Turner

This is a book about a mountain range, its climbs, its weather and the glory of the wild. It is also about a small group of climbers, nomads, who inhabit the Teton Range each summer, who know it as intimately as it will ever be known. TEEWINOT is a remarkable account of what it is like to live and work in these spectacular mountains. It has something for everyone - spellbinding accounts of dangerous and deadly climbs, unbridled awe at the beauty of nature and an extreme passion for the environmental issues facing America today.

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Teewinot Reviews


"Finely detailed descriptions of trail life make readers see the specific beauty of remote ranges...Anyone interested in difficult country and the inspiration it provides would do well to read these accounts of climbing, trekking, and thinking." --Outside magazine

"This is simply stated, a wonderful and utterly engaging book, ." --Jim Harrison, author of Dalva and The Road Home

"Each place must find its muse. The Tetons have found theirs and his name is Jack Turner." --Terry Tempest Williams, author of Coyote's Canyon

About Jack Turner


Jack Turner was educated at the University of Colorado and Cornell University and taught philosophy at the University of Illinois. Since 1975, he has traveled in India, Pakistan, Nepal, China, Tibet, Bhutan, and Peru, leading more that forty treks and expeditions. He has lived in Grand Teton National Park for the past twenty-two years and teaches mountaineering during the summers at Exum Mountain Guides. He is the author of a collection of essays, The Abstract Wild, and a forthcoming account of travels in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.

Additional information

GOR009719871
Teewinot: Climbing and Contemplating the Teton Range by Jack Turner
Jack Turner
Used - Well Read
Paperback
St Martin's Press
2002-03-27
272
0312284462
9780312284466
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.