- Short Description
- The Mountaineers
- Publication Date
- Outdoors & Nature - Outdoor Recreation
50th anniversary edition of the title considered "bible" of climbing. With nearly 1 million copies sold, this is the all-time bestselling mountaineering and climbing title. Printed on 100% recycled paper.
Since the publication of the first edition in 1960, Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering text. From choosing equipment to tying a climbing knot, and from basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition - it's all here in this essential mountaineering reference. A team of more than 40 experts -all active climbers and climbing educators - reviewed, revised, and updated this compendium to reflect the latest evolutions in mountaineering equipment and techniques. Major updates include a significant new chapter on conditioning, plus detailed and extensive revisions to rescue and first-response, aid climbing, and waterfall and ice climbing.