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Ten Tadasanas - Beyond the Seven Summits - 1. Pre Everest By Gerry Roach
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Gerry Roach’s quest for the Seven Summits spanned four decades and went far beyond the traditional Seven Continent Summits or even the Eight Summits. His climbs of continent summits were... More > interspersed with many other climbs and expeditions, and he climbed through an era when it was not so easy to reach remote destinations. This, the first book of three describing his quest, covers Denali 1963, Kosciuszko 1968, Mont Blanc 1973, Kilimanjaro 1973, Aconcagua 1975, and Mount Foraker 1975. Gerry went on to became the second person to complete the Seven Continent Summits in 1985 and climbed Carstenz Pyramid in 1994. Ten Tadasanas traces many other climbs beyond these eight summits. It is an intimate look into Gerry's life and love of the mountains. Gerry has a unique ability to put his readers on belay and take them to the heights with him. Clip in and enjoy the ride!< Less
Orthogonal Adventures By Gerry Roach
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PDF Version. Each with a twist, these 15 short stories are true. Each story stands alone, but the sequence is autobiographical in nature. The stories cover a wide range of adventures from high school... More > hazing and retaliation, to heart-stopping life-threatening moments on cliffs and rivers. Gerry cleverly weaves meaning, analysis, lust, and love through the bombast. Not a primer for action, these stories give you an insightful peek into Gerry's life. The story titles are Cornice, Minnie and Jake, Pom, Bolder South Boulder, Super Hike, Imogene Pass, Rimorific, Top Girl, Powell Howl, Arch Bagger, Supper Time Climb, Hubris, Mather's Point, Rock, and Hand of God. Warning: These are true stories, but any attempt to recreate them could quickly lead to exhaustion, confusion, idiocy, blindness, drowning, divorce, death, or imprisonment. Gerry has altered some of the names and accointance to protect the guilty, innocent, innocence, and love.< Less
Ride the Breath: Classic Climbs Around the World By Gerry Roach
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In part two of his gripping autobiography, world-class climber Gerry Roach continues his action-packed tales of mountaineering around the world. His stories are laced with a hard-edged reality that... More > is tempered by his spiritual growth. Ride the Breath follows his continuing quests, picking up where his first book, Transcendent Summits, ends.This candid memoir takes you to some of Earth’s most captivating peaks and lands: the Tetons, the North Cascades, the Canadian Rockies and Yukon, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, the Antarctic, Rainier, Iceland, Norway, the Alps, Africa's fabled Kilimanjaro, the Australian outback, Tasmania, New Zealand, and Hawaii. In each of these stories, Gerry better defines the edges between risk and reward, lust and loss, dreamtime and terrortime and, perhaps most important, transcendence and transgression. Gerry has a unique ability to takes his readers into the mountains with him and hold them on multiple belays. In the end, the life lessons learned transcend his climbs.< Less
Colorado's Fourteeners 1. Longs Peak By Gerry Roach
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PDF Version. Colorado’s Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs is a celebration of the joys that come from climbing Colorado’s highest peaks. Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks offer the hiker... More > and mountaineer one of the finest arrays of alpine challenges in the Rocky Mountains. You can be in the heart of Colorado’s Fourteener country in a few hours from its metropolitan areas, and the proximity of these peaks to population centers makes them even more precious. A lifetime of adventures is waiting for you in Colorado’s mountains. Climbing Fourteeners has become increasingly popular in recent years, and the challenge of climbing all the Fourteeners captures many people. The elevation celebration continues. Volume 1 covers 14,255-foot Longs Peak, the highest peak in Rocky Mountain National Park, and the northernmost Fourteener in the Rocky Mountains. 141 pages, 12 routes, 6 variations, 10 extra credits, 2 annotated maps, 38 color photos, 8 lists.< Less
Orthogonal Adventures By Gerry Roach
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Paper Version. Each with a twist, these 15 short stories are true. Each story stands alone, but the sequence is autobiographical in nature. The stories cover a wide range of adventures from high... More > school hazing and retaliation, to heart-stopping life-threatening moments on cliffs and rivers. Gerry cleverly weaves meaning, analysis, lust, and love through the bombast. Not a primer for action, these stories give you an insightful peek into Gerry's life.< Less
Orthogonal Adventures By Gerry Roach
eBook (ePub): $6.28
ePub Version. Each with a twist, these 15 short stories are true. Each story stands alone, but the sequence is autobiographical in nature. The stories cover a wide range of adventures from high... More > school hazing and retaliation, to heart-stopping life-threatening moments on cliffs and rivers. Gerry cleverly weaves meaning, analysis, lust, and love through the bombast. Not a primer for action, these stories give you an insightful peek into Gerry's life.< Less
Colorado's Fourteeners 1. Longs Peak By Gerry Roach
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Colorado’s Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs is a celebration of the joys that come from climbing Colorado’s highest peaks. Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks offer the hiker and... More > mountaineer one of the finest arrays of alpine challenges in the Rocky Mountains. You can be in the heart of Colorado’s Fourteener country in a few hours from its metropolitan areas, and the proximity of these peaks to population centers makes them even more precious. A lifetime of adventures is waiting for you in Colorado’s mountains. Climbing Fourteeners has become increasingly popular in recent years, and the challenge of climbing all the Fourteeners captures many people. The elevation celebration continues. Volume 1 covers 14,255-foot Longs Peak, the highest peak in Rocky Mountain National Park, and the northernmost Fourteener in the Rocky Mountains. 123 pages, 12 routes, 6 variations, 10 extra credits, 2 annotated maps, 26 color photos, 8 lists.< Less
Colorado's Fourteeners 4. Pikes Peak By Gerry Roach
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Colorado’s Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs is a celebration of the joys that come from climbing Colorado’s highest peaks. Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks offer the hiker and... More > mountaineer one of the finest arrays of alpine challenges in the Rocky Mountains. Climbing Fourteeners has become increasingly popular in recent years, and the challenge of climbing all the Fourteeners captures many people. The elevation celebration continues. Volume 4 covers 14,110-foot Pikes Peak, the highest peak in El Paso County and the easternmost Fourteener in the United States. Pikes, an Ultra Prominent Peak, is one of only three Colorado peaks with more than 5,000’ of prominence. There is a trail, a gravel road, and a railroad to Pikes’ summit. 84 pages, 4 routes, 2 approaches, 3 variations, 4 extra credits, 2 annotated maps, 19 color photos, 6 lists.< Less
Colorado's Fourteeners 3. Evans Group By Gerry Roach
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Colorado’s Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs is a celebration of the joys that come from climbing Colorado’s highest peaks. Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks offer the hiker and... More > mountaineer one of the finest arrays of alpine challenges in the Rocky Mountains. Climbing Fourteeners has become increasingly popular in recent years, and the challenge of climbing all the Fourteeners captures many people. The elevation celebration continues. Volume 3 covers 14,264-foot Mount Evans and 14,060-foot Mount Bierstadt. Evans is the closest Fourteener to Denver and has the highest paved road in North America. Evans is the namesake and highest peak in the Mount Evans Wilderness, and Evans’ north face is home to several fine technical routes. Bierstadt is most famous for being one of Colorado’s easiest Fourteeners. 103 pages, 20 routes, 8 variations, 4 extra credits, 2 annotated maps, 33 color photos, 6 lists.< Less
Colorado's Fourteeners R1. Front Range By Gerry Roach
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Colorado’s Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs is a celebration of the joys that come from climbing Colorado’s highest peaks. Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks offer the hiker and... More > mountaineer one of the finest arrays of alpine challenges in the Rocky Mountains. Climbing Fourteeners has become increasingly popular in recent years, and the challenge of climbing all the Fourteeners captures many people. The elevation celebration continues. Volume R1 covers all the Fourteeners in Colorado's Front Range - Longs Peak, Grays Peak, Torreys Peak, and Pikes Peak. Each peak has a detailed map and route descriptions. 199 pages, 66 routes, 2 approaches, 21 variations, 22 extra credits, 5 annotated maps, 83 color photos, 6 lists.< Less