The Origins of Bouldering
An Informal Survey of the Sport from the Late 1800s to the 1960s and Beyond
by John Gill
A hardcover extended version of the history of bouldering section of the website www.johngill.net .
The material represents the only historical research of the sport of bouldering at the time of publication. The book is published as a service to the climbing community - the author receives no profit from its sales.
A longtime boulderer and rock climber who has researched the origins of these sports.