Climber, Conservationist, Author, Laura Waterman, Book Signing and Reading at Morrisville Centennial Library

May 14, 2024 @ 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Laura Waterman hikes and writes about the mountains of the Northeastern United States. Learn about her new memoir, Calling Wild Places Home and meet illustrator, Nancy Kittridge.

Laura Waterman is the author of Losing the Garden: The Story of a Marriage and Starvation Shore: A Novel. With her husband, Guy Waterman, she maintained the Franconia Ridge in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for almost two decades and was awarded the American Alpine Club's 2012 David R. Brower Award for outstanding service in mountain conservation. Together, she and Guy wrote numerous articles and books on the outdoors, including The Green Guide to Low-Impact Hiking and CampingWilderness Ethics: Preserving the Spirit of WildnessYankee Rock & Ice: A History of Climbing in the Northeastern United States; and A Fine Kind of Madness: Mountain Adventures Tall and True. In 2019, SUNY Press published the thirtieth-anniversary edition of their book Forest and Crag: A History of Hiking, Trail Blazing, and Adventure in the Northeast Mountains. Laura lives in Vermont.

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Morrisville Centennial Library, Morrisville, VT

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