Alpinist #1 Winter 2002-2003: Alpinist Magazine
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Alpinist #1 Winter 2002-2003

Author(s): Alpinist Magazine

Copyright: 2002, Alpinist, Jackson, WY
Specifications: 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps
Condition: couple of small smudges to cover, else fine

In this issue:

  • Faces: Andrej Štremfelj

  • The Adventures of Hardy Grimper by Jeff Achey

  • Mountain Profile: Changabang by Doug Scott

  • Down to the Wire on Mt. Augusta by Jack Tackle

  • The Correct Use of Cutler: The joys of desert climbing by Steve "Crusher" Bartlett

  • The Inside Line: The Piolet d'Or-winning climb of Siguniang by Mick Fowler

  • Seeking the Balance: A Photographic Portfolio by Kennan Harvey

  • Hammer and Tongs: Ambition gone awry in the Alps by Lionel Daudet & François Carrell

  • And more!

Alpinist is a superb archival-quality, quarterly publication dedicated to world alpinism and adventure climbing. It has been called by Reinhold Messner ‘The best climbing magazine in the world today". Issues include a Mountain Profile section covering the history of a particular peak, Letters, Climbing Notes, and additional feature articles about unique climbs. What sets Alpinist apart from other climbing magazines is the prodigious use of full-page color photos and minimal advertising. Alpinist has won several awards – a Maggie Award for Best Quarterly/Consumer Division in 2004 (Winter 2003–2004 Issue 5), Print Magazine's 2004 Regional Design Award for the cover of Spring 2004 Issue 6, and a Maggie Award for Best Overall Design/Consumer Category in 2005 (Autumn 2004 Issue 8). In December, 2007 a disastrous fire destroyed Alpinist’s Illinois fulfillment center. Gone were back issues and merchandise including hats, shirts, water bottles, stickers and coffee mugs.

Alpinist is a collectible item which, like Alpinism, Ascent, Mountain Review, Mountain World, North American Climber, Polar Circus, Vulgarian Digest, and others, doesn’t take up too much shelf space, or weight.

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