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"I hurt therefore I am."
It's quotes like this that make Barry Blanchard beloved among climbers, and The Calling Hardcover Book is his memoir. Patagonia ambassador, Blanchard tells his tale of transformation from a poor kid to one of the most respected alpinists in the world during the times of sex, drugs, and rock and roll. From his teenage years of climbing crags with nothing more than written trail descriptions to adventuring unexplored alpine areas.
- Hardcover with jacket
- Printed in the USA on 100% recycled paper
- 432 pages
- 32 pages of full-color photos
- Published by Patagonia