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5 edition of Classic Climbing Stories found in the catalog.

Classic Climbing Stories

Thirteen Awesome Adventures (Classic)

by Kerry L. Burns

  • 273 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • General,
  • Anecdotes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8861473M
    ISBN 101592286259
    ISBN 109781592286256

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