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Missing in the Minarets

The Search for Walter A. Starr, Jr.

by William Alsup

  • 197 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Yosemite Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essays,
  • Mountaineering,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8799102M
    ISBN 101930238185
    ISBN 109781930238183

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A riviting narrative detailing the mysterious disappearance of Peter Starr, a San Francisco attorney from a prominent family, who set off to climb alone in the rugged Minaret region of the Sierra Nevada in July Rigorous and thorough searches by some of the best climbers in the history of the range failed to locate him despite a number of promising clues.4/5(1).

The exquisitely produced Missing in the Minarets demonstrates that, for some characters, destiny lay in the mountains and that this destiny often comes at a dear price. Alsup concludes his book with these admonitory words: “Peter Starr proved how dangerous was the climb; readers definitely should not repeat the act.” Wise words.

visitor center called Missing in the Minarets. As I have always been interested in anything involving Norman Clyde or Jules Eichorn, I immediately purchased the book. However, I was a little puzzled how the author, William Alsup, could take the relatively simple story of Peter Starr's disappearance in the Minarets almost 70 years ago and make an.

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We have also been recommended for educational use by the following publications. Missing in the Minarets (The Walter A. Starr Jr. 70th Anniversary Memorial Expedition) crampons, glaciers, helmet, rope used, snow travel This is the title of William Alsup's book about Walter "Pete" Starr Jr.

who died in a fall on Michael Minaret in August of His father, Walter Starr Sr. was a notable member of society and intimately.

And interest I received. Several responses were posted as to where I could find more about Pete and how he fell to his death upon the NW Face of Michael Minaret.

I was told that William Alsup, a federal judge in San Francisco, had published a book called Missing In The Minarets: The Search For Walter A. Starr Jr.' in Alsup performed. This book has been edited and revised many times and served hikers and climbers for many years as the standard reference to the trails of the Sierra.

A revised version is currently available. References. Alsup, William (). Missing in the Minarets: The Search for Walter A. Starr, Jr. ISBN Starr, Walter A.

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When summoned to help search for the missing Starr, Clyde had been climbing a Palisades glacier with a friend, Oliver Kerhlein. A few hours later they were at the base camp for the rescue operation near Lake Ediza, at the eastern base of the Minarets in the Ritter Range.The story of his death and the subsequent search is told in William Alsup's book, Missing in the Minarets.

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