Mountaineering Methodology - Part 5 - Snow and Ice by Thomas Kublak

Mountaineering Methodology - Part 5 - Snow and Ice

By Thomas Kublak

  • Release Date: 2013-12-03
  • Genre: Mountaineering
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Description

Mountaineering Methodology is a multimedia textbook intended for beginners and advanced climbers who wish to devote themselves to mountaineering in its various forms, whether rock climbing, artificial climbing walls, ascents in the mountains up rock, snow, and ice, or protected routes (klettersteig, via ferrata).
Mountaineering Methodology is composed of several sections; each section is one book. That way the series follows an ideal path for the growing awareness of the beginning student of mountaineering. If you are just getting started with mountaineering, we would definitely recommend that you start with the first section, and then continue gradually from there. The level where you will complete your education is entirely up to you.
There are, of course, a vast number of pictures, photographs, as well as videos and various interactive images and quizzes. This textbook is not superficial. At key points it is very detailed, and doesn’t simply tell you what you should do but also explains why you should do it. It has been written from the conviction that a thorough and clear understanding of the subject is the most basic element of safely practicing mountaineering.
In the fifth section, which you can download right here, the following topics are covered: advancing in snow, protection in snow, belay stations in snow, rappelling in snow, climbing on ice, protection on ice, belay stations in ice, rappelling on ice, and climbing in mixed terrain.

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