Royal Robbins Autobiography - Book
These, the autobiographical series by American climbing legend Royal Robbins, document his years spent climbing. In To Be Brave, learn about his oppressive childhood and his first climb, an ascent from the hardships of his youth when he discovered the beauty and intensity associated with America's mountains and rock walls. In his second installment, Fail Falling, you can follow Robbins through his first ascents at Half Dome in 1957 and Yosemite Valley's Sentinel Rock. The final volume, The Golden Age, covers his iconic Yosemite ascents and gives a glimpse into Robbin's personal life including his short stint in the army.