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Harvey Manning - The Wild Cascades: Forgotten Parkland
This exhibit format book was published in 1965 to promote establishment of a park in the North Cascades, which occurred in 1968. It contains many fine photographs (mostly in black and white), although few depict the snow season (but see manning-1968). It also contains some of my favorite writing about the range, a series of essays by Manning that describe a "respectful entry" to the North Cascades, with titles like "Low Valley," "Rain Sleep," "Transition," and "Rock and Ice." The book explains the threats to the region at the time of publication and summarizes the history of park proposals.

Although the book contains no information directly related to ski mountaineering, it is a good source of information and inspiration on the creation of the North Cascades National Park.

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