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Web Exclusive: Conrad Anker explains the challenges of mountain climbing

KUTV 2News - May 15, 2017
There is a lot of emotion behind it as well as the potential for loss of life. "Climbing plays for keeps," said Conrad Anker. Because climbing can be so risky, the relationships you have with your climbing partners are key. "You live in the moment and ...

Record-Setting Mountain Climber Ueli Steck Dies While Preparing For Historic Everest Ascent

Deadspin - May 1, 2017
Two years ago, Steck climbed all 82 of the 4,000+ meter peaks in the Alps in just 62 days. He earned the 2009 Piolet D'Or, mountain climbing's highest honor, after he became the first person to summit the north face of Teng Kang Poche. Steck won the ...

South Hadley resident, a retired Holyoke teacher, dies while mountain climbing in India

MassLive.com - Apr 27, 2017
SOUTH HADLEY - A South Hadley resident and retired Holyoke public school teacher has died while mountain climbing in India, according to the Hindustan Times. 67-year-old Glenn Bernard Conway died Tuesday during a visit to the Sandakphu-Phalut--a ...

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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

by: Jon Krakauer
National Bestseller 

A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong. The storm, which claimed five lives and left countless more--including Krakauer's--in guilt-ridden disarray, would also provide the impetus for Into Thin Air, Krakauer's epic account of the May 1996 disaster.

By writing Into Thin Air.
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Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 8th Edition

by: The Mountaineers
* 50th anniversary edition of the title considered "bible" of climbing
* With nearly 1 million copies sold, this is the all-time bestselling mountaineering and climbing title
* Printed on 100% recycled paper

Since the publication of the first edition in 1960, Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering text. From choosing equipment to tying a climbing knot, and from basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition -- it's all here in this essential mountaineering reference.
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Logical Progression: Using Nonlinear Periodization for Year-Round Climbing Performance

by: Steve Bechtel
Training for climbing can be fun, but sticking to a schedule can be desperately hard. Many climbers have seen the value of a carefully planned out, periodized training program. Clearly, such programs work, but many of us can’t stick to such a rigid schedule. What if there were a better way? What if there were a more flexible way of planning that provided the same great results? And what if such a program allowed you to maintain high levels of climbing performance much longer than you could on a traditional program? For the climber that has limited time to train, there may be no better program than Logical Progression.
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Joe Bonamassa - 'Mountain Climbing' - OFFICIAL Music Video

The latest official music video from Blues-Rock Titan Joe Bonamassa, 'Mountain Climbing', from his brand new studio album, Blues of Desperation, available ...

The Science Of Mountain Climbing!

Mountain climbing is one of the most difficult sports, but it can be very rewarding. Trace is here today to discuss all of the aspects of climbing. Read More: Into ...

Basic Skills for Mountain Climbing - How to Climb a Mountain

Nick Heil is in the Rocky Mountain National Park with Rainbow Weinstock of the Colorado Mountain School. They're talking about basic mountain climbing skills.

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MERU Incredible Himalayan Mountain Climbing Documentary

MERU, the Himalayan big wall climbing documentary has brought the incredible perspective from Shark's Fin on Mount Meru to Sundance 2015. The audience ...