A new climbing culture
A dizzyingly beautiful presentation of the people and places that make up the world of climbing.
Once on the fringes of quirky pastimes, rock climbing has undergone a generational transformation, making the sport a cultural phenomenon. From bouldering to sport climbing, Cliffhanger explores the most notable aspects of this fascinating activity. Julie Ellison embarks on a journey around the globe sharing stories of climbing in the Alps and Patagonia or following the thriving bouldering scene in Virgin Gorda.
With breathtaking images and detailed stories, this book will give you a comprehensive insight into the world of this outdoor activity, both as a sport and a way of life, highlighting the people, places , history and culture that make climbing so unique. Whether you've been climbing for a long time or you've never climbed, this book will give you cold sweats and get your heart pumping.