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Essential Skills for Hikers and Climbers

Illustrated by George Manley
Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

An impressive and comprehensive book, Mountaineering is perfect for the complete beginner or the seasoned mountaineer who aspires to venture into the world’s hills and mountains. This essential reference includes hiking and trekking basics: packing your backpack, interpreting maps, rock climbing, winter mountaineering, the precautions necessary to stay safe, alpinism, ski mountaineering and snowshoeing, and expeditioning to remote parts of the globe.