The Altitude Experience: Successful Trekking and Climbing Above 8,000 Feet: Farris, Mike
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The Altitude Experience: Successful Trekking and Climbing Above 8,000 Feet

Author(s): Farris, Mike

Copyright: 2008, US
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 312, 64 bw photos, 38 figs, 13 tables, appendices, wraps
Condition: signed Ed Webster, new

Farris provides the tools and knowledge needed to have a safer and more successful outing, whether you’re day hiking above treeline in Colorado or aiming for the top of Everest. This combines the science of the body’s responses to high altitude with the accumulated wisdom of experienced adventurers. Chapers include heat, cold, dehydration, emotional factors, exercise, and others, together with excerpts from works by Alvarez, Armstrong, Bates, Bauer, Bettembourg, Blum, Bonington, Boukreev, Breashears, Buhl, Burgess, Child, Clinch, Craig, Crowley, Curran, Dickinson, Diemberger, Eggler, Evans, Fowler, Franco, Habeler, Harvard, Haston, Hornbein, Jordan, Kauffman, Kellas, Krakauer, Kropp, Kukuczka, Maraini, Messner, Noel, Noyce, Patey, Putnam, Ridgeway, Roberts, Rose, Roskelley, Saunders, Sayre, Scott, Shipton, Smythe, Tasker, Taylor, Tilman, Venables, Viesturs, Webster, and Wickwire.

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