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World Mountaineering: The Worlds Great Mountains the Worlds Great Mountaineers by Audrey Salkeld

World Mountaineering: The Worlds Great Mountains

the Worlds Great Mountaineers by Audrey Salkeld

Published November 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780821225028
Hardcover
304 pages
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 About the Book 

World Mountaineering captures the essence of one of the most exhilarating sports, with rare insights into the lives of those who dare to accept natures most awesome challenges. Featuring more than fifty of the worlds most daunting mountains, fromMoreWorld Mountaineering captures the essence of one of the most exhilarating sports, with rare insights into the lives of those who dare to accept natures most awesome challenges. Featuring more than fifty of the worlds most daunting mountains, from Mount Everest in Asia to Mount McKinley and Grand Teton in North America, this book is organized geographically by continent. Each mountain has a detailed topographical description with its main climbing routes superimposed on extraordinary black-and-white photographs. Practical information includes how to reach the mountains, the best time to climb, which maps and guidebooks are most helpful, official gradings, and details on mountain rescue and insurance. Accompanying the mountain profiles are special feature articles written by renowned climbers, who describe their personal experiences and bring the reader face-to-face with some of the toughest climbing expeditions.