Close Calls - John Long


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Climbers will enjoy this book with its collection of amusing but at the same time informing tales.

Close Calls

Climbing Mishaps & Near-Death Experiences

By John Long

Close Calls recounts 68 true tales of climbers who let down their guard and lived to tell about it.

Written in classic long style with a potent combination of levity and sobriety, this book is equal parts entertainment and instruction.

Safe climbing requires constant vigilance.

Even experts occasionally slip up.


An exceptionally funny book, a great read.

ISBN 1560447621

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