Ronald C. Eng
Mountaineers Books, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 597 pages
Since the publication of the first edition in 1960, Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering text. From choosing equipment to tying a climbing knot, and from basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition its all here in this essential mountaineering reference. A team of more than 40 experts all active climbers and climbing educators reviewed, revised, and updated this compendium to reflect the latest evolutions in mountaineering equipment and techniques. Major updates include a significant new chapter on conditioning, plus detailed and extensive revisions to rescue and first response, aid climbing, and waterfall and ice climbing.
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A great technical read of mountaineering and great illustrations, really appreciate the step-by-step approach. Could be a little better if they had videos or corrosponding links online.