Prime Mountaineering: The Freedom of the HillsAuthor The Mountaineers – Andy-palmer.co.uk
This is the one stop shop for everything you d need to know about mountaineering There is something for everyone to learn in here.One note, if you are looking for a relatively quick reference guide to certain mountaineering or alpine climbing information, this is not it This is over 600 pages of comprehensive information on everything Not something that you d bring into the field. I had 1 of this book, now i own 2 One to keep in my shelf for me to use and one to lend to aspiring mountaineering friends.A comprehensive collection of many generations of experience from mountanieering Both experienced and beginners will have great use in reading this After all that is what history is for, teaching and passing on knowledge. This book is known as the Bible of the outdoors and with good reason The knowledge of the outdoors that this collection contains is remarkable This has been the standard of the outdoors for decades in the past and will continue in the future The fact that a Kindle version is available makes carrying it into the outdoors a piece of cake. Every rock climber and mountaineers should have this bookit s full of valuable information collected over several decades from the best of the best Highly recommend it. The Latest Edition Of The Classic Guide To Mountaineering Describes Fundamental Climbing Skills Discusses Rock, Snow, And Ice Climbing Techniques Recommends Clothing And Equipment Gives Advice On Safety And First Aid And Includes A New Section On Waterfall Ice And Mixed Climbing Simultaneous I own previous editions of this book and cherish them So far, as best I can tell, this edition is updated with a cultural slant, and not much in the way of updated techniques I ll delete this review if I discover otherwise while reading this new edition.