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On Foot Across Tibert's Chang Tang

By Rick Ridgeway; Johnna Rizzo (Editor); Galen A. Rowell (Photographer)

National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9780792238997, 304pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2005


On foot and on their own, four adventurers brave the challenges of nature on a 275-mile trek through one of the most beautiful—and most remote—regions of the world.

About the Author
Rick Ridgeway is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, author, photographer, and environmentalist based in Ojai, California. He was included in National Geographic Adventure's "Hall of Fame" in 2008-2009. His writings and photographs have appeared in many publications.

Rowell was born in Berkeley, California, in 1940, and now lives beside the park trails he often walked with his parents. He was scaling Sierra peaks by the age of ten, rock-climbing in Yosemite at sixteen, and had made over 100 first ascents by thirty.