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2 edition of Introduction to mountaineering. found in the catalog.

Introduction to mountaineering.

Showell Styles

Introduction to mountaineering.

by Showell Styles

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Seeley Service in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBeaufort library -- v.4
The Physical Object
Pagination159p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21253046M

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Snow travel techniques: Knowing how to safely and efficiently travel on snow starts with good -kicking, plunge stepping and glissading are all effective ways to ascend and descend snowy slopes. Learn more in our Snow Travel Techniques article.. Using an ice axe: Ice axe use is one of the fundamentals you need to learn for mountaineering.. Self-belay Author: REI Staff.

K2 The Savage Mountain captures this sensational tale with an unmatched power that has earned this book its place as one of the classics of mountaineering books /literature. Charles Houston (the author) led the American bid to be the first to reach the top of the second highest mountain in the world, K2, and be the first to reach the top. ‘Introduction to Mountaineering’ is a ‘hands-on’ course. Skills are explained, demonstrated in the field and then put into practice by participants during glacier crossings and peak ascents. Expect to be sharing the lead, solving route finding problems and .


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