The Mountain that was 'God'
by John H. Williams
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's sons 1911
Number of pages: 95
This little book is about the great peak which the Indians named 'Tacoma' but which is officially called 'Rainier.' It aims to show the grandest and most accessible of our extinct volcanoes from all points of view. Like the glacial rivers, its text will be found a narrow stream flowing swiftly amidst great mountain scenery. Its abundant illustrations cover not only the giants' fairyland south of the peak, but also the equally stupendous scenes that await the adventurer who penetrates the harder trails and climbs the greater glaciers of the north and east slopes.
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by William Gladstone Steel - Project Gutenberg
Contents: Crater Lake; Exploration Department, Oregon Alpine Club; Illumination of Mount Hood; Josephine County Caves; Mount Rainier; Night on the Summit of Mount Rainier; Oregon Bibliography; Our Mountains in War; Presidents of the Club; etc.
by Arnold Lunn - Williams and Norgate
Alpine exploration is mental as well as physical, and concerns itself with the adventures of the mind in touch with the mountains as well as with the adventures of the body in contact with a cliff. Sir Arnold Lunn was a skier, mountaineer and writer.
by Aubrey le Blond - E. P. Dutton & Company
Mountaineering is not merely walking up hill. It is the art of getting safely up and down a peak where there is no path, and where steps may have to be cut in the ice; it is the art of selecting the best line of ascent under conditions which vary.
by Christopher Earls Brennen - Dankat Publishing
The author recorded his adventures on the mountains of the world. There is nothing to compare with the grandeur of the mountains, and the feeling that envelopes you when the world opens up and one can see for hundreds of miles in all directions.