Yosemite In the Sixties by Glen Denny (hardcover book)
Glen Denny's book Published by Patagonia; a collection of rare black-and-white photographs of the Yosemite Valley, including intimate portraits of its big-wall pioneers during the late fifties and early sixties.
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Glen Denny's extraordinary book of rare black-and-white photographs of Yosemite Valley climbers. Originally inspired by the work of Ansel Adams and published by Patagonia, Denny quickly mastered the effects of light on rock but his special gift is for these portraits of climbers in their element, for revealing the climber's face in the unselfconscious moment of obsession on a route, of pleasure in camp, of awe to be in such a place. He conveys the culture of Camp 4 in the sixties as well as the spirit of the big-wall climbs. Many of these photographs have never before been published.