Mountaineering
epub |eng | 2006-12-01 | Author:David Roberts [Roberts, David]

In the fall of 1967, a month before our wedding, Sharon had moved into the tiny house, converted from a garage, that I had rented on York Street, in a ...
( Category: Memoirs June 15,2021 )
epub |eng | | Author:Bob Gaines

Sport Climbing Safety Common Sport Climbing Accidents With closely spaced bolts, bolted anchors, and no dangerous runouts, what can go wrong? But accidents do happen on sport climbs, on a ...
( Category: Mountaineering May 11,2021 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jim Davidson

27 When I swung my right ice tool into the steep slope, the pick sank an inch into the ice. A handful of displaced frozen crystals arced past my head ...
( Category: Professional & Academic Biographies April 22,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-01-12 | Author:Steve Lage

CONDUCT A PRE-CLIMBING INSPECTION Before climbing, conduct a safety inspection of the wall. Overtightening holds can cause stress cracks and may cause the hold to break. Check for cracks around ...
( Category: Mountaineering April 4,2021 )
epub |eng | 2014-11-15 | Author:Steve House, Scott Johnston, Mark Twight

Marathon Pace ____________ By Kelly Cordes Three thousand feet (914 meters) up and we were flailing—failing and falling apart. The Kahiltna Glacier bent, flowed, and turned below us—its crevasses the ...
( Category: Sports Training November 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-03-01 | Author:Tristan Higbee [Higbee, Tristan]

Figure 8. Shortening a long sling 47. Yet Another Way to Carry Long Slings This method for making long slings more manageable is exclusively for 48-inch (120-centimeter) slings. Since this ...
( Category: Mountaineering November 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-06-01 | Author:Jack Norwatch [Norwatch, Jack]

Chapter 4 – Learn Proper Body Positioning So you've learned how to use your hands and feet, how to properly place them on the holds so you can climb more ...
( Category: Rock Climbing November 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-09-10 | Author:Outdoors Incorporated [Incorporated, Outdoors]

CHAPTER 5 TECHNIQUES AND MOVES Whether you are climbing a rock or ice, there are specific techniques of climbing and moves you've got to understand to have a smooth experience. ...
( Category: Mountaineering September 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-15 | Author:Susan Spann

Chapter 30 Water over Rock September 16–17, 2018 As I expected, Ido Gabay and I hit it off immediately—and not only because Ido has a positive, easygoing attitude and a ...
( Category: Professional & Academic Biographies August 29,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2012-02-29 | Author:Tristan Higbee [Higbee, Tristan]

Step 2 – Twist the sling several times until it starts to contract and bunch up: Step 3 – Clip both ends of the twisted sling through a carabiner: The ...
( Category: Mountaineering August 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-14 | Author:George Leigh Mallory [George Leigh Mallory]

15 July Started 6 a.m. to explore the glacier to West and North-west. A very interesting view just short of the Island; the South Peak appearing. Fifty minutes there for ...
( Category: Action & Adventure August 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-04-09 | Author:Andy Cave

AIR ‘As one ascends through the atmosphere, barometric pressure decreases (though the air still contains 21% oxygen) and every breath contains fewer and fewer molecules of oxygen. One must work ...
( Category: Mountain Climbing August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Leisl Leighton

Chapter 17 Prita stared at Barb, wondering for a moment which one of them had gone stark raving mad? Barb, for suggesting that Flynn loved her? Or Prita for wanting ...
( Category: Genre Fiction August 6,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2008-05-01 | Author:Enid Blyton

* * * Chapter 17 A TREASURE MAP JACK’S first feeling on hearing this was one of tremendous excitement. Then his face fell. He knew where the treasure was. Behind ...
( Category: Classics July 22,2020 )
mobi |eng | 1941-02-24 | Author:Enid Blyton

Mafumu Makes A Discovery Jack was almost beside himself with alarm and despair. Mafumu kept close beside him, saying nothing at all, looking at Jack out of his big dark ...
( Category: Classics July 22,2020 )