Beyond the Vertical by Layton Kor

By Layton Kor

Layton Kor is pre-eminent in American hiking. he's thought of the simplest rock climber of his new release, and his checklist of first ascents of technically tough rock climbs, either unfastened and relief, could be unrivaled through any American climber. during this e-book Kor tells the tale in his personal phrases of those groundbreaking and suspenseful climbs.

Supplementing Kor's narrative are twenty-three bills written via 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 one of the most well-known 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 type, and observed through beautiful, old colour images, Beyond the Vertical is a must-have for all rock climbers and armchair mountaineers alike.

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