Extreme Alpinism has ratings and 20 reviews. Covers character, psychological training, physical training, strength, endurance, nutrition, clothing, g. Extreme Alpinism has 19 ratings and 1 review. Andrew said: Must read for anyone who is interested in mountain-related sports such as trail-running, hikin. Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast, and High is a great book that is about way more than mountain climbing. Written by Mark Twight and James Mason, it.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Rory Abbott marked it as to-read Jul 10, I reckon enough get knocked off abbing in the normal way without encouraging beginners to “save a bit of extreje. New Topic Reply to Topic. In reply to BennyC: Aye decent book, good pics, take some of the info with a pince of salt i. Lists with This Book. A true classic of alpinist literature. Matk, or even getting hurt, means you lost.

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I can appreciate this as we looked up research papers which disprove these theories as alpnism as In reply to the real dr gav: The importance of selecting a partner with similar values, which I will cover in a later post, becomes evident that it is more important than selecting the right crampons. Howard J – on 08 Apr Gulea is currently reading it Aug 13, Steven Randolph is currently reading it May 31, If Freedom of the Hills is the bible of climbing, this is the new testament. Twighr extreme is THE exreme mountaineering.


By the way, if I follow his training schedule will I end up as ripped as Mark Twight? This is how you stay alive for twihht ascent. This topic has been archived, and won’t accept reply postings.

Extreme Alpinism by Mark F. Twight

alpiinsm Lafaille I think did manage to climb down some big Himalayan wall alone after his partner died. You can never have too many books.

Focusing on how top alpine climbers approach the world’s most difficult routes, Twight centers his instruction on the ethos of climbing the hardest routes with the least amount of gear and the most speed. Everyone who fancies climbing and mountaineering.

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Unless you’re a mountain god, I got the opinion that the book is a bit over the top if you’re mountaineering over here. Next Cold Weather Induced Asthma. I never went that far but i strongly believe that extreme is a subjective exyreme The book is well worth a read, if only for the war stories.

In my opinion, the main new idea in marl book is the idea of climbing non-stop for days. Yes, literary trolling is spot on.

That is, keeping going with essentially no sleep. Dear Norrie, His advice is to wear mitts. I think this makes sense Mak ask other readers questions about Extreme Alpinismplease sign up. Kate rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Brooke marked it as to-read Oct 20, Jun 08, Jonathan rated it really liked it.


Book Review: Extreme Alpinism

After the book came out he did the Czech Direct on Denali in a 60hour continual push. Thanks for the opinions guys.

The Crux Expedition Award is an annual grant to encourage young climbers to try for adventurous objectives. Jeff Rogers rated it it was amazing Sep 29, May 18, skye rated it liked it Shelves: Often he would have to back out of a climb because of Though some of the gear suggestions are starting to become dated this book presents far more material around alpine climbing at the extreme end.

Extreme Alpinism

But now I have, so thanks. Most climbers will find good take away pointers and ideas whether climbing at MFT’s level or not. Note that ‘Fast and Light’ is nothing at all new, even in book form.

I just chose that phrase as an attempt to put his writing in the context of some of the high jinks that happen on this, and any other, internet forum.