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The complete beginner"s guide to mountain climbing

by Howard Everett Smith

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mountaineering.

  • About the Edition

    A beginner"s guide to mountain climbing introducing proper walking techniques, equipment, and survival tactics.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHoward E. Smith, Jr. ; illustrated with photos. and with drawings by Griffith Jones.
    ContributionsJones, Griffith, 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV200 .S6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4887625M
    ISBN 100385114281, 038511429X
    LC Control Number76018366

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    Most guide services take clients from the start of the climb at around 1,m to the 5,m summit over the course of five or six days, allowing climbers to acclimatise to the increasingly thin air.   As you'll see in Mountain Project's page for the area, it's nothing spectacular, but it's a great place to start as a beginner. The first outdoor climb I did, right after I had a few indoor climbing sessions under my belt, was Brimstone Stairway. Trashcan Rock, hosts a slew of beginner and intermediate routes and can be easily top roped.


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