Base Camp 1953 [cover title]. N.p., n.d. . 21 x 27.8 cm, pp. [i-x] [1-2] 3-4 [5-6] 7-270  2-26, 42 plates, other drawings and diagrams in text, 1 map, mimeographed, pictorial wrappers, cloth tape spine. First edition. A keepsake of the 1953 Sierra Club Base Camp at Second Recess in the John Muir Wilderness Area north of Kings Canyon National Park. Miscellany of campfire entertainment, poetry, essays, and reports on the natural history of the region (including "1953 Base Camp Botany" by Peter H. Raven). Contains accounts of hikes and climbs, including "Trails and Cross Country Routes Near Base Camp" by Hervey Voge and "Mountaineering Notes" by Jim Koontz. Compiled under the general editorship of Oliver Kehrlein. A fine copy. Signed inscription on first leaf from Oliver Kehrlein to "Betty" Ramseier who helped produce the book. (#153607).
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