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How Ueli Steck Met Mountaineering's Oldest Companion: Tragedy


New York Times - May 1, 2017
The availability of Steck's feats on YouTube and Vimeo helped bring mountaineering out of the doldrums. Watching alpine climbing now felt as fast and exciting as viewing tennis or soccer. And while the American company Clif Bar canceled its sponsorship ...
 

My Kit: Nine Tools for Ski Mountaineering in Montana's Tobacco Roots


Backcountry - May 11, 2017
Later this week, I'm heading into Montana's Tobacco Root Mountains for a ski mountaineering course offered by Bell Lake Yurt and Montana Alpine Adventures. Most of my steep-skiing experience is limited to following others, so I see this course as anĀ ...
 

Sheffield mountaineering club celebrate 50 year anniversary


The Star - May 19, 2017
A Sheffield Mountaineering Club is marking its 50th anniversary with a celebratory dinner. Formed in 1967 at the Castle Inn in Bradway, Sheffield's Castle Mountaineering Club undertake a wide range of activities including rock climbing, walking ...
 

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Western Mountaineering 800 fill GoreTex Mountaineering sleeping bag


 

Scarpa Phantom Tech Mountaineering Boot - Men's 42.5 /30783/


 

Adidas White Mountaineering Nmd R2 Pk Size 13


 

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Mountaineering books


Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 8th Edition


by: The Mountaineers
* 50th anniversary edition of the title considered "bible" of climbing
* With nearly 1 million copies sold, this is the all-time bestselling mountaineering and climbing title
* Printed on 100% recycled paper

Since the publication of the first edition in 1960, Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering text. From choosing equipment to tying a climbing knot, and from basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition -- it's all here in this essential mountaineering reference.
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Mountaineering videos

FIRST ASCENT: Dave Hahn - How To Become a Mountaineer


Dave Hahn's 12 summits (so far) of Everest are the most of any non-Sherpa in history. A guide with Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. since 1986, he has twice ...
 

Seminar: Making the Transition to Mountaineering


Here is the link to the latest version of this video: http://mountaineering.purzuit.com/video/VpJiEiyL8oY.html You are invited to a free evening seminar on essential skills ...
 

Intoduction to Mountaineering NZ 2012


A week long Introduction to Mountaineering Course held by Alpine Recreation in the Mount Cook National Park in November 2012. A great challenge and ...
 

Gear Tips - Mountaineering Boots


Alpine Ascents guide Peter Moore provides a boot-by-boot breakdown of the variety of mountaineering footwear available today, including the features of each ...
 

Your First Alpine Ascent - Mountaineering


Product Video Guide for kit you would need when attempting to summit a 4000m peak Alpine style.