Summit Archaeology

Summit Archaeology is chapter one in the history of world mountaineering. This is a history that has remained unwritten to the present day.

Half Dome

The History of Half Dome, Yosemite’s iconic mountain, through the ages, from 500 million years ago to the present day.

The Andes

The history of mountaineering in the Andes has more unanswered questions than that of any other mountain range in the world.

My Life under Totalitarianism

Starič describes his life from 1941 until 1991. First his country Slovenia—then the northwestern part of Yugoslavia—was occupied by the Italians, Germans and Hungarians. They divided the country among themselves and the Italians occupied the southern part of Slovenia along with the capital Ljubljana (where the author lived).

Downward Bound

Downward Bound: A Mad! Guide to Rock Climbing Downward Bound is Warren Harding’s offbeat and inventive climbing classic. Harding gives readers an introduction to climbing and recounts his first ascents of the Nose and the Wall of the Early Morning Light on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley. The introduction to rock climbing and big walls isContinue reading “Downward Bound”

Saint Vincent Seminary

Saint Vincent Seminary is the oldest major seminary in the United States operated by Benedictine monks. Canonically established in 1855 by Pope Pius IX, the Seminary’s roots lie much farther back in time.