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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Book Review: Extreme Alpinism

Jun 18, William Buchanan rated it really liked it. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Serious discussions on preparation, technique and motivation. Throughtout, he insists on safety- and adherence to Met a few guides from Jackson Hole in Chamonix a few months back that have climbed with him “com’on Mark, pick it up a bit! The modern moutaineer’s bible!!! Richard rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Anything major like ram your lower leg through your knee then the first aid kit will be useless. Am interested in pushing that approach a bit further this summer. When you are going fast 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 a,pinism climbing.

If you want to learn how to really train to the peak of your extrme this is the book for you. Other editions – View all Extreme Alpinism: Twight’s book skips multiday bivy stuff, too. Someone’s borrowed the sheffield library copy so I might have to actually buy it now.

Planned or unplanned, you’ll need to decide sooner or later. The author owns this product and purchased it using their own funds. Everyone who fancies climbing and mountaineering. Gulea is currently reading it Aug 13, Dec 29, Burkey rated it really liked it. I thought he bivied on Nanga Parbat Twight covers techniques that if we remove dated equipment from the equation is quite a good resource for ascending, descending, and how to stay alive.

He had a quite good section on bivy stuff. I plead ignorance here, as in many things. That is, keeping going with essentially no sleep. Most interesting were the sections on physical fitness, nutrition and how the body responds to stress, deprivation and being on the edge for days on end.

Sep 23, Powen01 rated it it was amazing.


Extreme Alpinism by Mark F. Twight

Refresh and try again. Bruce Hooker – on 08 Apr He is represented by Getty Images and ImageState. Obviously a mega-classic when it comes to extreme alpine climbing. Thanks for the opinions guys. Stuart Wong marked it as to-read Apr 06, Apr 16, Ander Broadman rated it it was amazing. So where does the hard-core aspirant or dreamer turn? Swept away by avalanches or cowering under a volley of stones.

alpinisk The Crux Expedition Award is an annual grant to encourage young climbers to try for adventurous objectives. Max Ward marked it as to-read Aug 27, It mwrk a little dated with brand and product specific info that doesn’t always apply anymore. Well worth a read. NipuNika marked it as to-read May 03, Twight describes cutting edge alpinism at the turn of the century.

I suppose it’s a toughy joke but I would still say it’s a bit daft Dunajah Floyd rated it liked it Mar 08,