Gorge classic climbs classic and historical rock climbs and adventures in the Columbia River Gorge by Tim Olson

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statement[technical maps and illustrations, Tim Olson].
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.O72 C656 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24042911M
ISBN 100963566059
ISBN 109780963566058
LC Control Number2007939571

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