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Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

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Publisher Comments:

From choosing equipment to basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition, this essential mountaineering reference has all the information every mountain climber should know. 415 illustrations. Glossary.

Review:

"This work remains a must-have for climbing enthisiasts." Publishers Weekly

Table of Contents

First steps — Clothing and equipment — Camping and food — Physical conditioning — Navigation — Wilderness travel — Leave no trace — Stewardship and access — Basic safety system — Belaying — Rappelling — Alpine rock-climbing technique — Rock protection — Leading on rock — Aid climbing — Snow travel and climbing — Glacier travel and crevasse rescue — Alpine ice climbing — Waterfall ice and mixed climbing — Expedition climbing — Leadership — Safety — First aid — Alpine rescue — Mountain geology — The cycle of snow — Mountain weather.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780898868272
Created:
The Mountaineers Club
Editor:
Cox, Steve
Editor:
Cox, Steve
Created by:
The Mountaineers Club
Created:
The Mountaineers Club
Author:
Danziger, Hillel M.
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books
Location:
Seattle, WA
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Rock climbing
Subject:
Snow and ice climbing
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
107-292
Publication Date:
September 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.38x7.46x1.60 in. 2.74 lbs.

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