On Foot Across Tibert's Chang Tang
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.
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.