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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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AlpenBooks
Get On The Mountain DVD
American Alpine Club Accidents in North American Mountaineering
American Alpine Club
Accidents in North American Mountaineering
$12
American Alpine Club American Alpine Journal - 2005
American Alpine Club
American Alpine Journal - 2005
$35
Boxer Books Mark the Mountain Guide
Boxer Books
Mark the Mountain Guide
$13
 
Bryan Burdo
Mazama Rock
Desiderata Institute Espresso Lessons From The Rock Warrior's Way
Desiderata Institute
Espresso Lessons From The Rock Warrior's Way
$20
Desiderata Institute The Rock Warrior's Way - Mental Training for Climbers
Desiderata Institute
The Rock Warrior's Way - Mental Training for Climbers
$19
Falcon Guides Advanced Rock Climbing
Falcon Guides
Advanced Rock Climbing
$15 MSRP
Falcon Guides Better Bouldering
Falcon Guides
Better Bouldering
$13 - $21
Falcon Guides Big Walls - How to Climb Series
Falcon Guides
Big Walls - How to Climb Series
$13 MSRP
Falcon Guides Building Your Own Climbing Wall
Falcon Guides
Building Your Own Climbing Wall
$19
Falcon Guides Building Your Own Indoor Climbing Wall
Falcon Guides
Building Your Own Indoor Climbing Wall
$6 MSRP
 
Falcon Guides
Canyoneering
$20 MSRP
Falcon Guides Climbing Anchors
Falcon Guides
Climbing Anchors
$16
Falcon Guides Coaching Climbing
Falcon Guides
Coaching Climbing
Falcon Guides Conditioning for Climbers - The Complete Exercise Guide
Falcon Guides
Conditioning for Climbers - The Complete Exercise Guide
$20 MSRP
Falcon Guides Crack Climbing
Falcon Guides
Crack Climbing
$20
Falcon Guides Flakes, Jugs, and Splitters
Falcon Guides
Flakes, Jugs, and Splitters
$18
Falcon Guides Girl on the Rocks: A Woman's Guide to Climbing with Strength, Grace, and Courage
Falcon Guides
Girl on the Rocks: A Woman's Guide to Climbing with Strength, Grace, and Courage
$20
Falcon Guides Glacier Mountaineering
Falcon Guides
Glacier Mountaineering
$17 MSRP
Falcon Guides Glaciers!
Falcon Guides
Glaciers!
$19 MSRP
 
Falcon Guides
Gym Climb
$8
Falcon Guides How To Climb 5.12
Falcon Guides
How To Climb 5.12
$15 - $19
Falcon Guides How to Ice Climb
Falcon Guides
How to Ice Climb
$14 MSRP
 
Falcon Guides
How to Rappel
$10
Falcon Guides How To Rock Climb
Falcon Guides
How To Rock Climb
$20
Falcon Guides Knots for Climbers
Falcon Guides
Knots for Climbers
$10
Falcon Guides Learning to Climb Indoors
Falcon Guides
Learning to Climb Indoors
$20
Falcon Guides Mixed Climbing
Falcon Guides
Mixed Climbing
Falcon Guides Rappelling
Falcon Guides
Rappelling
Falcon Guides Rock Climbing Red Rocks
Falcon Guides
Rock Climbing Red Rocks
$30
Falcon Guides Sport Climbing
Falcon Guides
Sport Climbing
$13
 
Falcon Guides
The Complete Guide To Rope Techniques
$20 MSRP
Falcon Guides Training For Climbing
Falcon Guides
Training For Climbing
$25
Gibbon Modern Slacklining
Gibbon
Modern Slacklining
$17
Globe Pequot The Trad Climber's Bible
Globe Pequot
The Trad Climber's Bible
$30
 
Michael A. Layton
Climb Stronger Faster Healthier: Beyond the Basics
Morris Publishing Knots for Climbers - 3rd Edition
Morris Publishing
Knots for Climbers - 3rd Edition
$10
National Geographic The Wildest Dream
National Geographic
The Wildest Dream
$20 - $29
Patagonia 100 Favorite North American Climbs
Patagonia
100 Favorite North American Climbs
$80
Patagonia Beyond the Mountain
Patagonia
Beyond the Mountain
$18 - $29
Patagonia Training for the New Alpinism
Patagonia
Training for the New Alpinism
$30
Ragged Mountain Press The Mountaineering Handbook
Ragged Mountain Press
The Mountaineering Handbook
$20
Skyhorse Publishing Mountaineering - Essential Skills for Hikers and Climbers
Skyhorse Publishing
Mountaineering - Essential Skills for Hikers and Climbers
Stackpole Books Knots & Ropes for Climbers
Stackpole Books
Knots & Ropes for Climbers
$9
Stackpole Books NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering
Stackpole Books
NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering
Stackpole Books Redpoint: The Self-Coached Climber's Guide to Redpoint and On-Sight Climbing - Book with DVD
Stackpole Books
Redpoint: The Self-Coached Climber's Guide to Redpoint and On-Sight Climbing - Book with DVD
Stackpole Books Rock Climbing and Bouldering Pennsylvania
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Stackpole Books
Rock Climbing and Bouldering Pennsylvania
$33
Stackpole Books The Self Coached Climber - The Guide to Movement Training Performance
Stackpole Books
The Self Coached Climber - The Guide to Movement Training Performance
$37
SuperTopo How to Big Wall Climb
SuperTopo
How to Big Wall Climb
$30
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