Soul Of Wilderness: Mountain Journeys In Western Bc And Alaska

17 octobre 2015|
Soul Of Wilderness: Mountain Journeys In Western Bc And Alaska de John Baldwin
36,95 $
Couverture rigide
Obtenez 185 points privilègeᴹᴰ
Acheter en ligne
Livraison à une adresse
Expédié en 1 à 3 semaines.Expédition gratuite pour les commandes d’au moins 35 $
Cueillette en magasin
Pour savoir si la cueillette en magasin est offerte,
Trouver en magasin
Pour voir les stocks en magasin,
Les prix et les offres peuvent différer de ceux en magasin

description

"Linda and I are fortunate to live near the western mountains of British Columbia, which contain some of the last wilderness areas in North America outside of the arctic. This is an area that supports grizzly bears and wolverines, where salmon run wild and the wolves and mountain goats roam through areas that have not changed since the arrival of Europeans to North America. This book is a look at those wilderness areas: their beauty, their essence, their soul."
--John Baldwin


In this modern world, where it is estimated that three quarters of the earth''s ice-free land mass has been altered by humans, how many people have ever been somewhere they could truly experience pristine wilderness?


Few mountain ranges in the world are as wild or beautiful as BC and Alaska''s Coast Mountains. From remote fjords to soaring summits, North America''s westernmost mountains offer innumerable challenges and sublime delights. And yet they remain relatively unexplored.


Partners, co-authors and photographers John Baldwin and Linda Bily have ventured into the magical landscapes of the Coast Mountains. Travelling by foot and ski, their goal was simply to experience and document as much of these remote places as possible--to wander across the high meadows, ski from mountain tops and revel in the artful patterns of new-fallen snow. This stunning coffee-table book is sure to inspire readers to discover and connect with the intense beauty of this mountain wilderness.

John Baldwin grew up in Vancouver and became fascinated by the Coast Mountains that rise above the city. Over the past forty years he has completed numerous first ascents and pioneered many remote long ski traverses. He is the author of Mountains of the Coast (Harbour, 1999) and his award-winning photographs have appeared in numerous p...
Loading
Titre :Soul Of Wilderness: Mountain Journeys In Western Bc And Alaska
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :176 pages, 11 X 9 X 0.79 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :176 pages, 11 X 9 X 0.79 po
Publié le :17 octobre 2015
Publié par :Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781550177350

Consulté récemment
|