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Ice & mixed climbing : modern technique

"These include step-by-step instructions for the swing (ice axe), the kick (footwork), and putting it all together (tracking); how to "read" ice to select your line and follow it safely; and drytool techniques for mixed climbing. Training exercises and inspirational stories complete this seminal guide."--Pub. desc
Print Book, English, 2009
Mountaineers Books, Seattle, 2009
240 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
9780898867695, 089886769X
Dress and eat for success
Basic ice climbing
Anchors, belaying, and leading
Advanced ice techniques
Leading and protecting mixed routes
Mixed climbing
Moving in the mountains in winter
Systems for survival
Training for winter climbing
Includes index