Sandstone Spine: First Traverse of the Comb Ridge
|Rating||:||4.41 (618 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||189 Pages|
His adventure and travel writing have appeared in Outside, National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times, and other publications. . David Roberts is the author of On the Ridge Between Life & Death, Escape From Lucania, In Search of the Old Ones, and Escape Routes among other titles
"The photographs are fantastic and leave you wanting more of them." -- dirtbrothers
Spicer Bell said Learn to love the Comb Ridge. A good read and introduction to southern Utah and the Navao culture.. A. Johnson said Vicarious adventure. Roberts narrates such a good story that anyone who has seen the desolate splendor of the country he writes about is instantly transported in time and space to hike with him. This book was a nice blend of history and adventure. Hopefully there are still plenty of secrets untold and undisturbed in Comb Ridge.. "disappointing" according to John Peake. I love the comb ridge area and travel there often. This book was a real let down as it appears to be more about the author facing some midlife challenges and whining than it delivers valuable information about a fascinating area. He may have written some good stuff in the past but this one is over the hill.
On 1st September, 2004, three middle-aged mates set out on one of the last geographic challenges never before attempted in North America: to hike the Comb Ridge in one continuous push.. Sandstone Spine: Seeking the Anasazi on the First Traverse of the Comb Ridge is the latest book from David Roberts, one of adventure writings most accomplished authors