Alpine Climbing: Techniques to Take You Higher

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The Mountaineers Books, 2004 - 325 pages
This intermediate-level guide addresses tools, skills, and techniques used in alpine terrain including rock, snow, ice, and glaciers at moderate altitude--approximately 5,000 meters and lower.
 

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Page 325 - ... camping, kayaking and canoeing, nature study, sailing and adventure travel. The club's conservation division supports environmental causes through educational activities, sponsoring legislation, and presenting informational programs. All club activities are led by skilled, experienced volunteers, who are dedicated to promoting safe and responsible enjoyment and preservation of the outdoors.

À propos de l'auteur (2004)

MARK HOUSTON has been guiding and instructing others in climbing technique for other 20 years; he and Kathy started their climbing careers 26 years ago in the PNW and they got their start guiding with the American Alpine Institute (AAI) in Bellingham. Like Kathy, Mark is certified by the AMGA and IFMGA (American Mountain Guide Association and International Federation of Mountain Guides Assn. respectively); Mark was among the first to gain IFMGA status (in 1997). Mark and Kathy made a very lightweight and fast ascent of the South Face of Aconcagua (43 hours). Mark and Kathy run their own small guiding company and lead trips all over the world, throughout the year. KATHY COSLEY has been guiding and instructing others in climbing technique for other 20 years; she and Mark started their climbing careers 26 years ago in the PNW and they got their start guiding with the American Alpine Institute (AAI) in Bellingham. They run their own small guiding company and lead trips all overthe world, throughout the year. Kathy is certified by the AMGA and IFMGA (American Mountain Guide Association and International Federation of Mountain Guides Assn. respectively).Mark and Kathy made a very lightweight and fast ascent of the South Face of Aconcagua (43 hours). Kathy was the first American woman to climb the Eiger's North Face (1988) as well as the first American woman to climb Cerro Torre in Patagonia.

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