Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent by Yvon ChouinardClimbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent by Yvon Chouinard

Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent

byYvon Chouinard, Dick Dorworth, Chris Jones

Hardcover | November 1, 2013

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This book features rare, once-thought-lost photos of the 1968 first ascent of the California Route on Cerro Fitz Roy, the third ascent of the mountain. With accompanying retrospective essays. Climbing Fitz Roy,1968, presents photo documentation of the climb, places it in the social and climbing context of the times, and reflects how this momentous trip influenced the lives of those involved, and in a greater context, the lives of so many others.
Yvon Chouinard, a noted alpinist and environmentalist, is the founder and owner of Patagonia, Inc., which Fortune has called “the coolest company on the planet.” He is also the co-founder with Craig Mathews of 1% For The Planet and the author ofLet My People Go Surfingand coauthor ofThe Responsible Company.
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Title:Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third AscentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 8 × 0.77 inPublished:November 1, 2013Publisher:Patagonia BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1938340167

ISBN - 13:9781938340161

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Table of Contents

• Forewords by Chris Jones and Dick Dorworth
• Photos throughout with captions by Yvon Chouinard and Chris Jones
• “Fitz Roy, 1968” a climbing report published in the 1969American Alpine Journal
• “Viva Los Funhogs” by Dick Dorworth
• “Fitz Roy – The Trip of a Lifetime” by Chris Jones
• “Fitz Roy: The Way it Wasn’t” by Lito Tejada-Flores
• “Adventures of the Irresponsible” by Doug Tompkins