"Stone Play" is a collection of writing and photography on the global phenomenon of bouldering, documenting its historical roots and representing the 'problems' and philosophies of respected boulderers, from the legends of John Gill, Pat Ament and Jacky Godoffe to modern rock-gods such as Dave MacLeod, Bernd Zangerl and Klem Loskot. Over 150 photographs and short essays take a circuit round the globe, from Fontainebleau to New Zealand, highlighting what makes bouldering so addictive and inspiring to the climber. History, landscape, technique and the future of bouldering are all given due consideration by some of the most entertaining writers and climbers on the planet. This book will tempt you to cast your ropes aside!
Table of Contents
1. History 2. Landscape 3. Technique 4. Futuristic
John Watson is author of Stone Country - Bouldering in Scotland published in 2005, which received rave reviews for its innovative approach to guidebook publication, committing itself to inspiring essays and photographs together with guides and maps. This is the second book from Stone Country Press, with the same philosophy of inspiration...