At 14411 feet summit elevation mt rainier is the highest mountain in washington state and is considered a starting ground for those wishing to try their luck with everest the measure of a mountain is the story of one mans obsession with mount rainier bruce barcott shares his findings on the history of the mountain his personal quest to circumnavigate rainier via the 92 mile wonderland trail and ultimately his journey to the summit returnreturnbarcotts writing style reminded me of. Mount rainier is the largest and most dangerous volcano in the country both an awesome natural monument and a formidable presence of peril in the measure of a mountain barcott sets out to grasp the spirit of rainier through a journey along its massive flanks from forest to precipice thinning air to fractured glaciers he explores not only the physique of rainier but the psychology and meaning of all mountains and the deep connection that exists between humans and landscape. The measure of a mountain beauty and terror on mount rainier bruce barcott isbn 9781570615214 kostenloser versand fur alle bucher mit versand und verkauf . The measure of a mountain beauty and terror on mount rainier bruce barcott sasquatch books seattle 1997 278 pages 2395 during the past decade i have read and reviewed many inferior books about mountaineering i have been bored with 8000 meter peak quests and grown contemptuous of padded egocentric autobiographies i have scorned an attempt by an amateur to delve into the personal insights of climbers a recent encyclopedia was in my view not worth the trees sacrificed my
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