Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills - 9th Edition

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Featuring insight from climbing experts and educators, Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills teaches you everything you need to reach new heights with instructional examples of best practices.

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    • Updated, 9th edition includes all-new information on mountaineering and current best practices for alpine and rock climbing instruction

    Made in USA.

    From the publisher: Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills is the text beloved by generations of new climbers and the standard for climbing education around the world. It has been translated into 12 languages.

    For the all-new 9th edition, committees composed of active climbers and climbing educators reviewed every chapter of instruction and discussed updates with staff from the American Alpine Club (AAC), American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) and the Access Fund. They also worked with professional members of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), to review their work and ensure that the updated textbook includes the most current best practices for both alpine and rock climbing instruction.
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    9 x 7.25 inches


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    Contains recycled materials

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