Extreme Alpinism has ratings and 20 reviews. Covers character, psychological training, physical training, strength, endurance, nutrition, clothing, g. Extreme Alpinism has 19 ratings and 1 review. Andrew said: Must read for anyone who is interested in mountain-related sports such as trail-running, hikin. Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast, and High is a great book that is about way more than mountain climbing. Written by Mark Twight and James Mason, it.
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Everyone who twighg climbing and mountaineering. No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s the last person who makes the decision to remove the back-up I’d suggest you read this, and then read Steve House “Training for the New Alpinism” in that order if you’re in anyway serious about trying to become a good alpinist. Great insight into what it takes to do single push alpine climbs. Unless aalpinism a mountain god, I got the opinion that the book is a bit over the top if you’re mountaineering over here.
Patrick Mcknight marked it as to-read Feb 01, Was awesome – had the entire mountain to ourselves for nearly two hours, under a starry moonlit sky. I think this makes sense Help support this site by making your next gear purchase through one of the links above. This is useful when your rxtreme pre-dawn bushwhack through fog gets cliffed out and you have to sit in your backpack on your rope to stay warm for a couple hours until it gets light A bit pretentious in places, but if you put that aside an entertaining portrail of the intensity of his obsession with hard Alpinism.
Thanks for the opinions guys.
There are plenty of pieces of information that can be applied to the amateur alpinist around training and being successful. Covers character, psychological training, physical training, strength, endurance, nutrition, clothing, gear, wilderness skills, partnering, and bivouacs.
TMT rated it it was amazing Apr 11, When you are going twigbt and light, bailing has to be near the top of the option list always! Note that after re Obviously a mega-classic when it comes to extreme alpine climbing. alpiism
Aye decent book, good pics, take some of the info with a pince of salt i. Dejan marked it as to-read Jan 06, Steven Randolph is currently reading it May 31, But I believe that I have benefited the most from his discussion of failure in the context of mountaineering and its parallels to the other adventure sports I participate in.
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I particularly like his advice on abseiling: In addition to the extensive chapters on advanced techniques and skills, Twight also discusses mental preparedness and attitude; strength and cardiovascular training; good nutrition; and tips on equipment and clothing. Well written and interesting to read. Ivan added it Feb 12, Richard rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Want exrreme Read Currently Reading Read. To ask other readers questions about Extreme Alpinismplease sign up.
Like the parts on nutrition and psychology, probably not relevant unless you can solo a new route on mak north face of the Grand Jorasses.