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

Extreme Alpinism

Climbing Light, High & Fast

Paperback Published: 1st September 1999
ISBN: 9780898866544
Number Of Pages: 240

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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

Forewordp. 9
Prefacep. 13
Introductionp. 15
Attitude and Characterp. 20
Psychological Trainingp. 32
Physical Training: A Foundationp. 39
Training: Strengthp. 43
Training: Endurancep. 48
Nutritionp. 65
Clothingp. 82
Gearp. 104
Protectionp. 121
Staying Alivep. 138
Partnersp. 151
Going Upp. 158
Bivouacsp. 185
Going Downp. 205
Apologiap. 222
Thanksp. 225
Appendicesp. 227
Indexp. 235
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ISBN: 9780898866544
ISBN-10: 0898866545
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

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