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For more than half a century, Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills has endured as the classic mountaineering text. Available worldwide and translated into a dozen languages, it continues to inform and inspire both novice and veteran climbers today. From choosing equipment to planning an expedition, from basic rappelling techniques to tying knots and hitches, the acclaimed bible for climbers covers it all. This fully updated 9th edition reflects the latest developments in mountaineering equipment and techniques.


Features include:

  • Vetted by a team of more than 30 expert mountaineers and climbing instructors
  • Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current best practices
  • More than 400 technical illustrations--many brand-new--depicting current gear and climbing skills
  • Wholly new chapter covering the basics of staying safe in avalanche terrain, evaluating snowpack, searching for companions if necessary, and other topics
  • Revamped chapters on clothing and camping
  • New belay instructions aligning with the American Alpine Club's (AAC) nationwide universal belay standard
  • Pertinent sections reviewed by AAC, American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE), Access Fund, and American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) certified guides
  • Fresh approach to the classic Ten Essentials


Pick up this seminal book--trusted by mountaineering communities around the world--and discover your own freedom of the hills.

Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

£26.50 Regular Price
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