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Book details
AuthorRonald C. Eng (Editor)
Cover TypeSoft Copy
Number of Pages592
Date PublishedSep 9 2010
Publisher details
Publisher NameMountaineers
Websitehttp://www.mountaineersbooks.org/
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CitySeattle
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Synopsis

Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills is often considered the standard textbook for mountaineering and climbing. The book was first published in 1960 by The Mountaineers of Seattle, Washington. The book was written by a team of over 40 experts in the field and is suitable reading for all mountaineers, from beginners to experts.

Reason for Reading

Since the publication of the first edition in 1960, Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering text. From choosing equipment to tying a climbing knot, and from basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition, it's all here in this essential mountaineering reference. A team of more than forty experts, all active climbers and climbing educators, reviewed, revised, and updated this compendium to reflect the latest evolutions in mountaineering equipment and techniques.

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