Segue pages (after Mount Waddington section)
Tools for the Wild Vertical, by John Middendorf (draft)
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Volume 1: (mostly) European Tools and Techniques to the 1930s
Volume 2: (mostly) North American Climbing Tools and Techniques to the 1950s
Below are the laid-up pages for the end of part 3 of volume 2 that will segue between the previous Waddington history, and the next section (part 4), which will cover Paul Petzoldt’s contributions (and some expedition climbing), Shiprock and early bolting tools, then onto the WW2 Army gear which made climbing gear cheap and plentiful for the boom of climbs in the 1950s.