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Book Talk: Forest and Crag
November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmFree
Featuring author Laura Waterman, with David Govatski and Peter Crane.
Join us for a conversation inspired by themes in Forest and Crag, which has recently been re-printed. Laura will be signing books, and there will be books for sale, courtesy of Bayswater Books.
About Forest and Crag: A History of Hiking, Trailblazing, and Adventure in the Northeast Mountains
“The definitive history of the mountains of the Northeast is now back in print. Exhaustively researched and superbly written, and now featuring a new introduction by author Laura Waterman, Forest and Crag is a classic of outdoor literature. The late Guy Waterman and his wife Laura were pioneers in promoting preservation of wild places and backwoods ethics. They spent a decade researching and writing Forest and Crag, drawing together widely scattered sources on the history of the White Mountains, the Green Mountains, the Adirondacks, the Catskills, and beyond. The struggles of early pioneers in America’s first frontier wilderness, the first ascent of every major peak in the Northeast, the creation of the Appalachian Trail, the golden era of the summit resort hotels, the unforeseen consequences of the backpacking boom of the 1970s and 1980s-it’s all here in one comprehensive volume. Lovers of adventure and the outdoors will hail the return of this classic history of the mountains of the Northeast.” From Amazon.com