Book Release: John Scurlock’ s Snow & Spire

Snow & Spire: Flights to Winter in the North Cascade Range

Snow & Spire, by John Scurlock

The book release party for North Cascades pilot John Scurlock’s book of winter aerial photographs is November 30th in Mount Vernon. The public is invited. John will give a slide presentation on the making of the book. The first copies of the book will be for sale at the book signing party. Dessert and refreshments will be provided by North Cascades Institute.

November 30, 2011 7-9 pm

My pal John Scurlock. D. Tucker photo.

Skagit Station Meeting Room, 105 E. Kincaid St, Mt Vernon

Aerial photo of Mount Baker in winter by John Scurlock.

The book  is filled with John’s remarkable color photos. The  book also features several illustrated essays: Lowell Skoog on the history of winter mountaineering in the North Cascades, Dave Tucker on the geologic origin of the North Cascades, and an account by Jim Nelson of the first winter ascent of Mount Slesse’s iconic NE Buttress Route. The 192 page coffee-table size book retails for $60.

View an online slide show of John’s work at John is arranging with Mount Baker Volcano Research Center to sell his books to raise funds for volcano research.


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