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Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills - 7th Edition

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Since publication of the first edition in 1961, Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills has endured as the classic mountaineering text.

  • Edited by Steven M. Cox and Kris Fulsaas; published by The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2003; softcover
  • Novice climbers use it as a primer; veterans use it to review their skills
  • This fully updated 7th edition maintains the same high standard for complete, authoritative instruction in an easy-to-use format
  • From choosing equipment to how to tie a particular knot, from basic rappelling technique to planning an expedition--it's all here
  • Each chapter from the previous edition has been revised, rewritten, and, where necessary, expanded
  • New chapters on waterfall ice climbing and mixed climbing, physical conditioning, access issues, techniques for minimum impact on the land and more
  • Includes 415 completely new illustrations
  • Features new Ten Essentials list
  • Now includes a glossary of climbing terms

The more than 40 contributors to this 7th edition are all active climbers who regularly use and teach the skills about which they write. It is the resource trusted by climbers the world over. Best selling mountaineering book of all time; more than 500,000 copies sold.

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