DOUG ROBINSON WINS AMERICAN ALPINE CLUB LITERARY AWARD 09

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Peter Haan

Trad climber
San Francisco, CA
Topic Author's Original Post - Nov 5, 2009 - 07:34pm PT
That's right Pilgrims! He just heard two days ago. Wonderful writer and wonderful man! One of my closest friends and whom I have known for forty years. Hurrah!

Jan

Mountain climber
Okinawa, Japan
Nov 5, 2009 - 07:43pm PT
Congratulations Doug and thanks for letting us know, Peter.
Jim Herrington

Mountain climber
New York, NY
Nov 5, 2009 - 07:44pm PT

Got this news from Doug a few days ago.

Congrats Doug, very happy for you. And we all know... it's well deserved.


Doug on his home turf:


2009 Jim Herrington
SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Nov 5, 2009 - 07:54pm PT
Well Deserved, Mr. Doug!

Congratulations!!!!1
Ray Olson

Trad climber
Imperial Beach, California
Nov 5, 2009 - 07:59pm PT
very happy for you DR!
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
sorry, just posting out loud.
Nov 5, 2009 - 08:01pm PT
HUZZAH!!!
Gobee

Trad climber
Los Angeles
Nov 5, 2009 - 08:02pm PT
A Big Two Thumbs Up!
Steve Grossman

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Nov 5, 2009 - 08:06pm PT
Three cheers for the man for all seasons!!!
WandaFuca

Social climber
From the gettin place
Nov 5, 2009 - 08:10pm PT
BITD, I'd say hell yes, but my enthusiasm can't help but be muted since he's been Growing Up.
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Nov 5, 2009 - 08:14pm PT
Those sports rappers get away with all kinds of shit!

Very, very, Cool Doug, and way, too long in coming, congratulations!
dmalloy

Trad climber
eastside
Nov 5, 2009 - 08:40pm PT
a well deserved honor....now everyone hightail it to Bishop to see his first public appearance since the award was announced, this Saturday night!
susu

Trad climber
East Bay, CA
Nov 5, 2009 - 08:54pm PT
Congratulations! Very much enjoy DR's writing!
Sam R

climber
Millbrae, CA
Nov 5, 2009 - 09:04pm PT
Way overdue! Congrats, Doug. See you Sat night!
David Wilson

climber
CA
Nov 5, 2009 - 09:04pm PT
doug, congrats on this! you deserve this and much more. i have a well worn copy of "a night on the ground a day in the open". that book really captures the sierra in way i have rarely found. good job to you!! david
Maysho

climber
Soda Springs, CA
Nov 5, 2009 - 09:10pm PT
Yippee!!

Your articles "Climber as Visionary", "Clean Climbing Manifesto", and "Running Talus", had deep influence on my development as an eager teen explorer!

A well deserved, long overdue honor!

Big Congrats!

Peter
johntp

Trad climber
socal
Nov 5, 2009 - 09:36pm PT
Doug, keep on writing. You have so much to work with. Congrats big time!
Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Nov 5, 2009 - 09:37pm PT
All those have their place, but the bathroom stall limericks resonate with me.
congrats Doug.


(kidding, Doug is the bard of the climbing community, a kind soul brimming with talent and understanding)
Roger Breedlove

climber
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Nov 5, 2009 - 09:47pm PT
Congratulations, Doug. You speak to and for all of us.

Best, Roger
Double D

climber
Nov 5, 2009 - 09:59pm PT
Nice job Doug.
Running Talus...nuf said.
Karl Baba

Trad climber
Yosemite, Ca
Nov 5, 2009 - 10:06pm PT
Congrats Dougie. You're the Man!!

Peace

Karl
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