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Extreme Alpinism : Climbing Light, High & Fast - Mark Twight & James Martin

Extreme Alpinism

Climbing Light, High & Fast

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Published: 1st September 1999
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Where does the hard-core aspirant or dreamer turn? The
only master class in print, Extreme Alpinism delivers an
expert dose of reality and practical techniques for
advanced climbers. Focusing on how top alpine climbers
approach the world's most difficult routes, Twight
centres his instruction on the ethos of climbing the
hardest routes with the least amount of gear and the most
speed.

Forewordp. 9
Prefacep. 13
Introductionp. 15
Approach
Attitude and Characterp. 20
Training
Psychological Trainingp. 32
Physical Training: A Foundationp. 39
Training: Strengthp. 43
Training: Endurancep. 48
Nutritionp. 65
Equipment
Clothingp. 82
Gearp. 104
Protectionp. 121
Technique
Staying Alivep. 138
Partnersp. 151
Going Upp. 158
Bivouacsp. 185
Going Downp. 205
Apologiap. 222
Thanksp. 225
Appendicesp. 227
Indexp. 235
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780898866544
ISBN-10: 0898866545
Series: MOUNTAINEERS BOOKS
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st September 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 18.52  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.6