THE MOUNTAINEERING HANDBOOK by Curtis & Dick Pownall Casewit

THE MOUNTAINEERING HANDBOOK

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A happy collaboration of a member of the American Mt. Everest Expedition, Mr. Pownall, and outdoor journalist Mr. Casewit, who have produced a how-to about one of the most hazardous and soul-cleansing outdoor activities. This is a careful overview for organization and stern safety measures; also rappelling, Prusiking, belaying, glissading. Thoughtfully and modestly the authors include an evaluated bibliography, and there are sections on weather forecasting, food preparation, and a rundown of popular North American climbs.

Pub Date: June 24th, 1968
Publisher: Lippincott