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Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
by Mountaineers
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"Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills" is the acclaimed bible for climbers all over the world, and the new edition marks the 50th anniversary of this seminal title.... (read more)

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Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete
Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete
by Steve House
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In Training for the New Alpinism, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any... (read more)

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How To Rock Climb! (5TH 11 Edition)
How To Rock Climb! (5TH 11 Edition)
by John Long
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How to Rock Climb! is the most thorough and the best-selling instructional rock climbing book in the world. This nuts-and-bolts guide serves as an introduction to rock climbing for beginners and helps intermediate climbers hone their knowledge of the... (read more)

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Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard
Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard
by Jill A Fredston
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Learn how to avoid avalanche accidents. Nearly all accidents can be avoided, the clues are there. The key is to learn to read natures's signs.... (read more)

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Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
by The Mountaineers Club
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Since publication of the first edition in 1961, Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills has endured as the classic mountaineering text. Novice climbers use it as a primer; veterans use it to review their skills. Translated into five languages, it has... (read more)

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How to Climb 5.12 (Falcon Guides How to Climb)
How to Climb 5.12 (Falcon Guides How to Climb)
by Eric Horst
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In the sport of rock climbing, 5.12 is a magical grade. Looked upon as the door to the elite levels of difficulty, 5.12 is believed by many intermediate climbers to be out of their reach, but thats where How to Climb 5.12 comes into play. This... (read more)

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International Mountain Rescue Handbook
International Mountain Rescue Handbook
by Hamish Macinnes
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Since The International Mountain Rescue Handbook was first published in 1972, it has become the standard handbook of rescue teams throughout the world. Written by a world authority in this field, it covers all aspects of the vital elements of modern... (read more)

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How to Rock Climb: Toproping (Falcon Guides Rock Climbing)
How to Rock Climb: Toproping (Falcon Guides Rock Climbing)
by S Peter Lewis
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Inside you'll find everything the beginning climber needs to know about toproping: basic and advanced anchor set-ups, belay techniques, lowering from fixed anchors and more.... (read more)

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Accidents in North American Mountaineer-2011 (11 Edition)
Accidents in North American Mountaineer-2011 (11 Edition)
by Amer. Alpine
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The venerable Alpine Clubs of the U.S. and Canada work together to compile rock and alpine climbing accidents from each year in the hope that mountaineers will learn from them and recreate more safely as a result.... (read more)

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Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue
Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue
by Andy Selters
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On the mechanics of glaciers, safer travel, rescue. A useful textbook for instructors and for those yet to take first training on the mountain. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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The Complete Climber's Handbook
The Complete Climber's Handbook
by Jerry Cinnamon
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"Essential insights from a master of the sport."--Outside This comprehensive four-season manual, a revised and expanded edition of the popular Climbing Rock and Ice, covers both techniques and equipment for all facets of this increasingly popular sport... (read more)

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The Complete Rock Climber
The Complete Rock Climber
by Malcolm Creasey
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Rock climbing is one of the fastest growing leisure activities, involving millions of people worldwide.... (read more)

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Accidents in North American Mountaineering #1998: Accidents in North American Mountaineering
Accidents in North American Mountaineering #1998: Accidents in North American Mountaineering
by American Alpine Club
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This annual investigative handbook offers detailed reports of more than 60 climbing accidents that occurred in 1997. Analyses of what went wrong in each situation give experienced and beginning mountaineers the opportunity to learn from other climbers... (read more)

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Better Bouldering (Falcon Guides How to Climb)
Better Bouldering (Falcon Guides How to Climb)
by John Sherman
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“The most sophisticated ‘how-to’ book I’ve seen on any climbing subject.”—Climbing magazine. This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Better Bouldering presents all the techniques and tricks gleaned from the... (read more)

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Rock & Ice Gear: Equipment for the Vertical World
Rock & Ice Gear: Equipment for the Vertical World
by Clyde Soles
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This comprehensive volume provides extensive information on the latest and most standard rock and alpine climbing equipment types: construction, design, and materials; special features and considerations; and more. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment: How to Stay Healthy at Altitude-- From Resort Skiing to Himalayan Climbing
Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment: How to Stay Healthy at Altitude-- From Resort Skiing to Himalayan Climbing
by Stephen Bezruchka
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Easy-to-use guide for diagnosing and treating altitude sickness.... (read more)

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International Mountain Rescue Handbook
International Mountain Rescue Handbook
by Hamis Macinnes
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This book first appeared in 1972 and since that date it has been the standard handbook of rescue teams throughout the world. This edition brings it up to date and includes many new items of equipment and rope systems which have evolved since the last... (read more)

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Guide to Climbing
Guide to Climbing
by Tony Lourens
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From conquering great peaks to scaling a challenging boulder, the thrill of climbing endures. And new techniques, materials, and advances in technology have made it possible for climbers to tackle just about any surface or rock type. Guide to Climbing... (read more)

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Going Higher: Oxygen, Man, and Mountains
Going Higher: Oxygen, Man, and Mountains
by Charles Houston
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Classic study of survival at high altitude.... (read more)

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The Mountaineering Handbook: Modern Tools and Techniques That Will Take You to the Top
The Mountaineering Handbook: Modern Tools and Techniques That Will Take You to the Top
by Craig Connally
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Modern Mountaineering on Alpine Rock, Snow, and Ice If your experience as a backpacker or rock climber is drawing you higher; if the cold, remote alpine environment calls you nearer, this book is for you. The Mountaineering Handbook will teach you the... (read more)

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