Mountaineering - The Freedom of the Hills

£25.00
A massive tome - the bible for American mountaineers and instructors. It covers everything you need to know about walking, climbing and mountaineering from basic ice axe braking to advanced big wall techniques.

Stock Code: COR TC264

Approximate Packed Weight: 1.07kg

Mountaineering - The Freedom of the Hills

Mountaineering - The Freedom of the Hills
£25.00
1 In Stock

A massive tome - the bible for American mountaineers and instructors. It covers everything you need to know about walking, climbing and mountaineering from basic ice axe braking to advanced big wall techniques.

Significant updates to this edition include:

  • New alignment with AAC's nationwide universal belay standard.
  • Expanded and more detailed avalanche safety info, including how to better understand avalanches, evaluate hazards, travel safely in any terrain, and locate and rescue a fellow climber in an avalanche.
  • Newly revamped chapters on clothing and camping.
  • All-new illustrations reflecting the latest gear and techniques created by artist John McMullen, former art director of Climbing magazine.
  • Review of and contributions to multiple sections by AMGA-certified guides.
  • Fresh approach to the Ten Essentials, now making the iconic list easier to recall.
Lots of very clear black and white illustrations.
 
Edited by Eric Linxweiler and Mike Maude.
 
Card cover, 23cm x 18cm, 603 pages.
 
Ninth edition, 2018.
 
ISBN: 978-1-84689-262-2.

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better.

Your order contains no items