Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast, & High

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The Mountaineers Books, 1999 - 238
For accomplished climbers who want to take it to the next level- This is a master class taught by Mark Twight, renowned for pushing the limits of the possible. Twight proves that character and attitude are as essential to success as physical prowess. Throughtout, he insists on safety- and adherence to a strict code of climbing ethics. It's the complete guide to how elite mountaineers approach the world's most demanding routes. Character and attitude- training for phychological fitness; Advanced techniques for climbing fast, light, and high; Strenght training, cardiovascular conditioning, and nutrition; Tips on clothing and equipment; Information on safety, communication, and bivouacs.
 

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MARK TWIGHT is one of America's leading alpinists. His gripping accounts have been published around the world and translated into five languages. He is also the author of the best-selling book Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, High and Fast, from The Mountaineers Books.

A trip leader for Joseph Van Os Photo Safaris, JAMES MARTIN has contributed to Outdoor Photographer magazine and has seventeen books to his credit. For the Planet Ice project, he has ventured to Antarctica, Greenland, Baffin Island, the Alaska Range, Mount Everest, Patagonia, Central Africa's Ruwenzori Mountains, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Alps, the Canadian Rockies, Glacier National Park in Montana, Ecuador's volcanoes, Washington State's Cascade Mountains, Alaska's North Slope, the Three Gorges in China's Yunnan Province, and Shishapangma, also in China. He is represented by Getty Images and ImageState. For more information on Martin and his newly released book with Braided River, please visit www.planeticebook.com or Planet Ice.

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