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Book details
AuthorCraig Connally
Cover TypeSoft Copy
Number of Pages384
Date PublishedDec 10 2004
Publisher details
Publisher NameInternational Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
CountryUnited States
Zip/Postal Code04843

The Mountaineering Handbook: Modern Tools and Techniques That Will Take You to the Top
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 skills that will take you to the top. Even if you're already an experienced mountaineer, you'll find detailed descriptions of the newest and most effective techniques to refine and organize your methods and equipment.

Reason for Reading

"The Mountaineering Handbook" isn't mired in outdated traditionalism; its new-school techniques are safer, more effective, and more fun for mountaineers at every level. With constant emphasis on light, fast, and efficient mountaineering, Craig Connally shows you how to: Move quickly up and down rock, snow, and ice with appropriate safety systemsManage mountain hazards, including rockfall, avalanche, lightning, and high-alt*tude illnessSelect the best equipment for your personal style and objectivesMaintain sound nutrition and training according to the most up-to-date scienceUnderstand the human factors of mountaineering--the social and psychological forces that influence critical decisions

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