The Freedom of the HillsBook - 2017 | 9th edition
The definitive guide to mountains and climbing . . ." - Conrad AnkerFor nearly 60 years it's been revered as the "bible" of mountaineering-and now it's even better than ever - The best-selling instructional text for new and intermediate climbers for more than half a century - New edition-fully updated techniques and all-new illustrations - Researched and written by a team of expert climbersMountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills is the text beloved by generations of new climbers-the standard for climbing education around the world where it has been translated into 12 languages. For the all-new 9th Edition, committees comprosed of active climbers and climbing educators reviewed every chapter of instruction, and discussed updates with staff from the American Alpine Club (AAC), the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE), and the Access Fund. They also worked with professional members of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), to review their work and ensure that the updated textbook includes the most current best practices for both alpine and rock climbing instruction.From gear selection to belay and repel techniques, from glacier travel to rope work, to safety, safety, and more safety-there is no more comprehensive and thoroughly vetted training manual for climbing than the standard set by Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 9th Edition.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, 
Edition: 9th edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781680510034 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: 796.522 MOU 2017
Characteristics: 603 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Freedom of the hills
From Library Staff
How to get where you're going and come back down safely.