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Mountaineering : the freedom of the hills

Author: Steven M Cox; Kris Fulsaas; Mountaineers (Society)
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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"The more than forty contributors to Freedom 7 are all active climbers who regularly use and teach the skills about which they write. They have also incorporated comments and suggestions from veteran climbers around the world. This is a resource trusted by mountaineering communities everywhere."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Cox; Kris Fulsaas; Mountaineers (Society)
ISBN: 0898868289 9780898868289 0898868270 9780898868272
OCLC Number: 50982399
Description: 575 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: First steps --
Clothing and equipment --
Camping and food --
Physical conditioning --
Navigation --
Wilderness travel --
Leave no trace --
Stewardship and access --
Basic safety system --
Belaying --
Rappelling --
Alpine rock-climbing technique --
Rock protection --
Leading on rock --
Aid climbing --
Snow travel and climbing --
Glacier travel and crevasse rescue --
Alpine ice climbing --
Waterfall ice and mixed climbing --
Expedition climbing --
Leadership --
Safety --
First aid --
Alpine rescue --
Mountain geology --
The cycle of snow --
Mountain weather --
Appendix A, ratings systems --
Appendix B, wind chill temperature index.
Responsibility: edited by Steven M. Cox and Kris Fulsaas.

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"The more than forty contributors to Freedom 7 are all active climbers who regularly use and teach the skills about which they write. They have also incorporated comments and suggestions from veteran climbers around the world. This is a resource trusted by mountaineering communities everywhere."--Jacket.

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