A collection of 43 issues of "Summit: A Mountaineering Magazine" spanning the years 1965 to 1969, with one issue from 1961. Known as America's first climbing and mountaineering magazine, it was founded in 1955 and continued as a monthly until 1989, becoming an influential voice in mountaineering. With articles on various climbs around the world (including photos and maps), climbing issues (including accidents), technique and equipment, product and books reviews, letters and more. In the later issues, Dee Molenaar is listed as the Northwestern Editor.
Great cover design and with cool, vintage advertising as well featuring brands such as REI, Chouinard equipment, Ski Hut (Berkeley), the North Face, Kelty Pack, Voyageur Boots, and others.
1961 - December
1965 - April, July/Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
1966 - all months (Jan/Feb and July/Aug are combined issues)
1967 - Jan/Feb, March, April, May, June, July/Aug, Dec
1968 - (all months, Jan/Feb and July/Aug are combined issues)
1969 - Jan/Feb, March, May, June, July/Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
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Condition: Very Good overall, with light edgewear and rubbing to some covers; scotch tape repair to two covers: one with the front cover entirely reattached with tape (March '66) and the other with the back cover entirely reattached with tape (Nov '65); a 2" tear and some paper lifting/loss to the back cover of the Sept '65 issue, otherwise very nice.