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Recent Climbing Book Reviews

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars The textbook for mountain climbing. This is the textbook for mountaineering. It not only covers the what or the how of a subject but the why giving you a more in-depth understanding. For example, you shouldn't wear cotton in cold weather because the shape of the fiber holds water and fills the air spaces greatly reducing insulation. This goes on for such diverse topics as digging a cat hole to go poo to using an ice ax to cross a glacier. If you can master the techniques in this book you can climb… Full review

Stackpole Books Rock Climbing and Bouldering Pennsylvania

rated 1 of 5 stars Terrible guide. I looked forward to this coming out for a long time. I was very dissapointed.   Anyone interested in climbing in Pennsylvania would be much better off going to one of the many websites that offers information. Full review

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the best ref book yet for the outdoors. It covers a broad range of skills - orienteering, rock climbing, gear, snow travel, etc. and one can learn a lot by reading it. I highly recommend this book if you want to spend time off the beaten path. Full review

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars I recommend this book for all novice or expert climbers and backpackers. Good solid information that will get you started the right way. Great for review also. Full review

The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

rated 5 of 5 stars This is one of the best all around guide books for anything you wish to know about mountains. Rock, ice, climb. It's easy to read, simple illustrations and really it's just cover everything and make a great book to start with if looking for any mountain activity. Been looking around for a book that will give me some good all around introduction and this book fit the bill. Full review

Top-Rated Climbing Books

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The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
$30 - $39
The Mountaineers Books Climbing Self-Rescue
$20
 
Falcon Guides Flakes, Jugs, and Splitters
$18
Falcon Guides Girl on the Rocks: A Woman's Guide to Climbing with Strength, Grace, and Courage
$14
Ragged Mountain Press The Mountaineering Handbook
$14
The Mountaineers Books Rock Climbing Anchors - A Comprehensive Guide
$20
National Geographic The Wildest Dream
$20 - $29
 
The Mountaineers Books American Alpine Journal 2014
$35
Falcon Guides Crack Climbing
$14 - $19
Falcon Guides The Complete Guide To Rope Techniques
$20
 
Falcon Guides Glacier Mountaineering
$17
Falcon Guides Learning to Climb Indoors
$20
The Mountaineers Books Fifty Favorite Climbs: The Ultimate North American Tick List
$33
Falcon Guides How To Climb 5.12
$15 - $19
Falcon Guides How To Rock Climb
$20
The Mountaineers Books American Alpine Journal 2007
$22
Falcon Guides Toproping
$13
Patagonia 100 Favorite North American Climbs
$80
American Alpine Club Accidents in North American Mountaineering
$12
The Mountaineers Books Accidents In North American Mountaineering 2012
$13
Desiderata Institute The Rock Warrior's Way - Mental Training for Climbers
$19
The Mountaineers Books Climbing: Expedition Planning
$20
American Alpine Club American Alpine Journal - 2005
$25
Patagonia Beyond the Mountain
$18
Gibbon Modern Slacklining
$11
The Mountaineers Books Climbing: Training for Peak Performance
$19
The Mountaineers Books Crag Survival Handbook
$13
Falcon Guides Building Your Own Climbing Wall
$14 - $18
The Mountaineers Books Gym Climbing - Maximizing Your Indoor Experience
$20
Globe Pequot The Trad Climber's Bible
$30
Desiderata Institute Espresso Lessons From The Rock Warrior's Way
$20
 
The Mountaineers Books Accidents In North American Mountaineering 2014
$13
Morris Publishing Knots for Climbers - 3rd Edition
$10
Falcon Guides Better Bouldering
$13 - $21
The Mountaineers Books Bouldering: Movement, Tactics, and Problem Solving
$15
Falcon Guides Building Your Own Indoor Climbing Wall
$6
Falcon Guides Rock Climbing Red Rocks
$22
Falcon Guides Training For Climbing
$25
SuperTopo How to Big Wall Climb
$30
Patagonia Training for the New Alpinism
$30
 
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Stackpole Books Rock Climbing and Bouldering Pennsylvania
 
Falcon Guides Gym Climb
$8 MSRP
 
The Mountaineers Books Extreme Alpinism
$30 MSRP
 
Bryan Burdo Mazama Rock
 
Falcon Guides Advanced Rock Climbing
$15 MSRP
 
The Mountaineers Books American Alpine Journal 2013
Greener Grass Publishing Horse Pens 40 Guidebook
$25 MSRP
Skyhorse Publishing Mountaineering - Essential Skills for Hikers and Climbers
Boxer Books Mark the Mountain Guide
The Mountaineers Books Ice World: Techniques and Experiences of Modern Ice Climbing
$30 MSRP
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