Fw: Jimi Thornburg slide show/booksigning
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From: Paul M Jacobs <pmjacobs13@...>
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Sent: Tue, November 30, 2010 3:23:27 PM
Subject: Jimi Thornburg slide show/booksigning
Hi all, Jimi will be at Marmot on weds, Dec 8th with a show of his trip to
Greece several summers ago and will also have copies of his new book Stone
mountains "America's Best Crags". We'll get going around 7:00 doors open
6:30. Come join the tribe and get to see some fantastic photography.
Join local climber and photographer Jim Thornburg for a slideshow and the
launch of his new photography book "Stone Mountains - North America's Best
Crags". The book 320 pages and 10 years in the making features stunning
climbing photography from 35 of America's best climbing venues and is aimed
at pumping you up for your next climbing vacation.
Here is a review from climbing magazine:
> California-based photographer Jim Thornburg estimates he has spent 23,000America¹s Best Crags" ($60, jimthornburg.com
> hours over the past 20 years capturing images of climbers, and his
> extraordinary effort has produced a prodigious body of inspirational work. Now
> Thornburg has selected the best of his uncounted images to produce "Stone
> Mountains: North
> <http://jimthornburg.com> ), a 320-page celebration of 35 crags spanning theTell your friends, bring a beer or so and kick back for the evening.
> continent, from Squamish to the Gunks. Each area is introduced by a local
> climber or frequent visitor and is illuminated by up to 24 pages of pure
> inspiration. Don¹t expect a guidebook, Thornburg warns in his intro‹it¹s a
> psyche book, pure and simple. And once you pore over these pages, I defy you
> not to start dreaming of road trips: Chattanooga? Zion? Maple? El Portrero?
> Gas up the car!
> ‹Dougald MacDonald, Editor In Chief, Climbing Magazine