ItemSummit 1973, July – August

Summit magazine, established in 1955, was a prominent American publication dedicated to mountaineering and rock climbing. Known for its comprehensive coverage, Summit offered a blend of technical information, personal narratives, and photographic essays. The climbing community revered the magazine for its focus on the adventurous spirit and technical aspects. It featured articles by renowned climbers and explorers, sharing insights and experiences from expeditions worldwide. While its circulation was relatively small, its impact was significant, inspiring and informing climbers and outdoor enthusiasts. Summit ceased publication in 1989, leaving a legacy as a pioneering and influential voice in climbing.
From this issue: ‘If you really want to climb’
From this issue: ‘Dear Editor: Patricia E. Smith, Pittsburgh, PA’
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