Climbing Poems by Ed Roberson

Posted on: June 26, 2020


[These poems appeared in The Climbing Life sections of Alpinist 58 (Summer 2017) and Alpinist 67 (Autumn 2019). Ed Roberson is the author of many books of poetry, including To See the Earth before the End of the World. A dedicated mountain climber, Roberson traveled extensively throughout South America in the 1960s and '70s. He has received several awards for his work and has taught at the University of Chicago, Columbia College, and Northwestern University.—Ed.]

This poem first appeared in Alpinist 58 (Summer 2017).This poem is seen here as it appeared in Alpinist 58 (Summer 2017).

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This poem first appeared in Alpinist 67 (Autumn 2019).This poem is seen here as it appeared in Alpinist 67 (Autumn 2019).

Ed Roberson. [Photo] Rachel Eliza GriffithsEd Roberson. [Photo] Rachel Eliza Griffiths

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