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The Spirit of Mountaineering

The Spirit of Mountaineering – volume 1 the Jack Adamson Story


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the classic story and pictorial record of Jack Adamson first New Zealand mountain guide, photographer and pioneer

NOTE: Copies are signed by the author

Jack Adamson was New Zealand’s first-born mountain guide and an exceptional photographer of the late 1800’s who left a legacy of priceless photos of early explorers, pioneers and alpine scenery from 1889 to 1897. The images reflect Jack’s spirit of adventure, his passion for the mountains and his unerring ability – with the composition and use of light – as an artist to obtain some of the most impressive photographs of the environment and people. Jack’s story is part of New Zealand pioneering history that will touch your heart.
This is a story with spirit. First published 2007.

Author: Mary Hobbs
280mm x 240mm,  paperback
157 pages
Published: 2007,  Spirit NZ
ISBN: 978 0 473121 969

Author: Mary Hobbs

Mary published the award-winning New Zealand Outside magazine for 10 years. She is the author of Kiwi Tucker for the Soul, Letters to New York and America from New Zealand with Love, The Spirit of Mountaineering, and Matagouri and Other Pricks: The Journey to Aoraki-Mount Cook. Mary and her husband Charlie live at Aoraki/Mount Cook, where they own a guiding company and the Old Mountaineers’ restaurant.

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