• The Geology of Adventure

    Beyond Granite

    Exhibition video for Beyond Granite: The Geology of Adventure, the second show at the Museum of the White Mountains in Plymouth, New Hampshire, opening March 25, 2014.

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  • Sarah's Latest Book

    Rocks & Minerals of North America

    This basic beginner’s field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations.

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  • 2009 Banff Mountain Book Award

    Flakes, Jugs, & Splitters

    Rock climbers have an inherent interest in geology. For some, it’s about knowing what gear to use or how to avoid rotten bands of rock. Sarah Garlick takes it a step further. An accomplished climber with a master’s degree in structural geology and tectonics from the University of Wyoming, Garlick has just published the first basic geology book specifically written for climbers.

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    With their vertical aptitude, climbers go places few others can. Often that results in a first ascent, but, occasionally, it also leads to exciting new discoveries. That’s certainly the case with the expedition at the center of Namuli, a film named for the second-highest mountain in Mozambique. Climber Majka Burhardt became so obsessed with this peak that she assembled a team of athletes, scientists and community members to climb it in order to understand it better. In the process, they discover a bounty of unanticipated biodiversity and gain a better sense of why the region around this mountain deserves stronger conservation.

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  • Climbing the unclimbed, from the Arctic to Arabia

    Wild Stone

    With professional photography, audio clips, and short videos, Garlick tells stories from her latest two expeditions: a journey to the granite big walls of South Greenland, and an exploration of the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan.

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Wild Stone

Sarah Garlick is a rock climber, geology nerd, and science writer.



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