Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast, and High by Mark F. Twight, James Martin

By Mark F. Twight, James Martin

Vast, excessive routes on the fringe of a climber's skill will not be the areas for inventing method or counting on outdated conduct. Complacency may end up in deadly mistakes. So the place does the hard-core aspirant or dreamer flip? the one grasp type in print, severe Alpinism can provide a professional dose of fact and functional suggestions for complicated climbers.
targeting how most sensible alpine climbers method the world's so much tough routes, Twight facilities his guide at the ethos of mountain climbing the toughest routes with the smallest amount of substances and the main velocity. all through, Twight makes it transparent that the 2 issues he refuses to compromise are defense and his mountaineering ethics. as well as the huge chapters on complex concepts and talents, Twight additionally discusses psychological preparedness and perspective; power and cardiovascular education; sturdy food; and tips about apparatus and garments.
Illustrated all through with full-color pictures.

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