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CLIMBING ICE Yvon Chouinard 1978 Paperback Fine
By Chouinard, Yvon
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New York, 1978. 192 pp, b/w and color photos. Out of print now, but still one of the best texts on ice climbing. Used Paperback, Near Fine condition.

Chapters :

A Brief History of Ice Climbing

  • The Early Years
  • Renaissance
  • Out of the Mainstream : The Scots
  • Post War Alpinism
  • Develoments in North America
  • Coming of Age

Climbing Snow

  • Characteristics of Snow
  • The Ice Axe : Primary Tool
  • Upward Progression
  • Means of Self Protection
  • Descending Snow

Climbing Ice : The French Method

  • Flat Footing
  • Characteristics of Ice
  • Crampons and the First Steps
  • Upward Progression
  • Descending Ice

Climbing Ice : The Front Point Method

  • Front Pointing
  • The Tools
  • Upward Progression
  • Vertical and Overhanging Ice
  • Traverses and Descents

Step Cutting and Other Techniques

  • Step Cutting
  • Mixed Climbing
  • Artificial Climbing

Security and the Rope

  • Ropes
  • Anchors
  • Snow and Ice Belays
  • Pitoncraft
  • Potential Belays
  • Roped Descents

Keeping Your Head About You

  • The Changing Mountain
  • Ridges
  • Couloirs
  • Snowslopes
  • Glaciers
  • Crevasse Rescue
  • Speed and Safety

Avalanches

  • The Terrain
  • The Making of an Avalanche Slope
  • Effects of Sun and Wind
  • Precautions and Rescue

Equipment

  • Tools and Technology
  • Boots
  • Clothing
  • Other Items and Advice

Style and Ethics

  • The Challenge
  • Changing the Rules
  • Index 

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