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Sports & Recreation Mountaineering

How to Ice Climb!

by (author) Tim Banfield & Sean Isaac

Falcon Guides
Initial publish date
Nov 2021
Mountaineering, Outdoor Skills, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Nov 2021
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Ice climbing continues to grow more popular every year. Advances in equipment and technique have helped make the sport accessible to a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts. How to Ice Climb! is the most complete and up-to-date reference available on the sport. Sean Isaac and Tim Banfield provide essential information for beginners and valuable tips for experts. Starting with an overview of the history of ice climbing, the authors move on to cover equipment selection, approach strategies, avalanche safety, hazard management, movement skills, anchor systems, overhanging ice, mixed climbing, and more. All facets of ice climbing are thoroughly examined and explained. Full color photos complement the text to make How to Ice Climb! the most complete resource available. LOOK INSIDE FOR: Expert advice Tricks and techniques Full color photos Inspiration and motivation

About the authors

Tim Banfield's profile page

The Canadian Alpine Journal, published since 1907, is Canada's in-depth record of mountaineering accomplishments. The information in the Journal is current and reflective of the broadest standards of style and difficulty. The CAJ is a collection of writings and awe-inspiring photographs that individually and together celebrate the precious value and the infinite possibilities of life in the mountains.

Sean Isaac's profile page

Other titles by Sean Isaac