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by John Hurst

eBook The Roof-Climber's Guide to Trinity ePub
Author: John Hurst
ISBN: 090667252X
ISBN13: 978-0906672525
Publisher: Oleander Press; 2nd Revised edition edition (February 28, 2010)
Pages: 64
Subcategory: History
Rating: 4.6
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ePub file: 1885 kb
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Geoffrey Winthrop-Young was a poet and climber who wrote several books on mountaineering. He describes in detail four climbing routes to the roof of Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as to the library

Geoffrey Winthrop-Young was a poet and climber who wrote several books on mountaineering. This, his first published book, appearing anonymously in 1901, is the first written record of stegophily – climbing the outside of buildings. Yes, I had to look it up, too). He describes in detail four climbing routes to the roof of Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as to the library

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John Hurst, Geoffrey Winthrop-Young, Geoffrey Winthrop Young, Richard Williams.

This book is the most significant addition to the night climbing literature .

This book is the most significant addition to the night climbing literature that has been published in recent years. The Roof Climber's Guide to St John’s (reprinted 2009), written by a group of students including Hartley, Grag and Darlington, published anonymously, Oleander Press, Cambridge, England.

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The Night Climbers of Cambridge (1937), written by Noël Howard Symington under the pseudonym "Whipplesnaith", Chatto & Windus Ltd, London. The Roof Climber's Guide to St Johns (reprinted 2009), written by a group of students including Hartley, Grag and Darlington, published anonymously, Oleander Press, Cambridge, England.

TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY EXTREME SPORT The distant towers of the Great, New and Cloister Courts looming against the dark sky, lit by the flickering lamps far below; the gradations of light and shadow, marked by an occasional moving black speck seemingly in another world; the sheer wall descending into darkness at his side, above which he has been half-suspended on his.

Image caption Night climbers use drainpipes and chimneys to scale the .

Image caption Night climbers use drainpipes and chimneys to scale the walls. In 1899, British mountaineer and poet Geoffrey Winthrop Young was the first person to document the activity in his book The Roof-Climber's Guide to Trinity, written in part as a parody of an alpine guidebook. The Fleet Street photographer and filmmaker John Bulmer - an engineering undergraduate between 1957 and 1960 - was "asked to leave" King's College six weeks before his finals after one of his images "caused upset" when it appeared on the front of The Sunday Times. It was a photo of a climber on King's College Chapel window. The Roof Climber's Guide to St Johns (1921), written by a group of undergraduates including Hartley, Grag and Darlington, published anonymously, Metcalfe & C. Cambridge, England.

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