The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer

The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer

David Roberts


“Stunning and stirring.”

Boston Globe

 

In The Last of His Kind, renowned adventure writer David Roberts gives readers a spellbinding history of mountain climbing in the twentieth century as told through the biography of Brad Washburn, legendary mountaineering pioneer and photographer. Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air, has praised David Roberts, saying, “Nobody alive writes better about mountaineering”—and nowhere is that truth more evident than in this breathtaking account of the life and exploits of America’s greatest mountain climber.

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