Mountaineering The Freedom of the Hills Author:Don Graydon (Editor) REACH A NEW LEVEL OF FREEDOM... — Since publication of the first edition in 1961, Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills has endured as the classic mountaineering text. Novice climbers use it as a primer; veterans use it to review their skills. Translated into five languages, it has instructed and inspired more than half a million climbers from... more » all over the world. The fully updated seventh edition maintains the same high standard for complete, authoritative instruction in an easy-to-use format.
New to this edition:
* 415 completely new illustrations
* Chapters on waterfall ice climbing and mixed climbing, physical conditioning, access issues, techniques for minimum impact on the land, and more