Climbing Mt. Shasta Route 1, Avalanche Gulch by Lewis, Steve.

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  • California,
  • Shasta, Mount (Mountain),
  • Avalanche Gulch


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  • Mountaineering -- California -- Avalanche Gulch -- Guidebooks.,
  • Shasta, Mount (Calif. : Mountain) -- Guidebooks.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 161) and index.

Book details

Other titlesClimbing Mount Shasta
StatementSteve Lewis.
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.C22 M695 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 174 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1016643M
ISBN 101888740051
LC Control Number96070136

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