The ultimate volume on ice climbing is finally here! Renowned climbing veteran Jeff Lowe shares his personal stories and professional insight in this comprehensive book, which offers a history of this fascinating sport, and an overview of the world's best ice climbs. Includes detailed, fully-illustrated instructions for mastering both basic and advanced techniques, information on avoiding hazards, and much more.
As someone who has spent too much of his ice-climbing time literally quaking in his boots, I've been on the lookout for a book that will help me to minimize my terror and maximize my joy in clawing up frozen waterfalls and steep alpine couloirs. Jeff Lowe's spectacular new book is just what I was searching for. The awe-inspiring photos and thorough how-to text promise to radically decrease my learning curve," John Harlin, author, The Climber's Guide to North America
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