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MOUNTAINEERING FROM HILL WALKING TO ALPINE CLIMBING Alan Blackshaw 1965 1st ed Paperback Fine
By Blackshaw, Alan
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UK, 1965, 1st edition. 542 pp, many b/w illustrations. Used paperback. Near Fine.

When backpacking exploded in popularity in the 1960s this was one of the only books available as instructional. Then 3 years later The Complete Walker by Colin Fletcher came out and was the bible of how to hike and sleep in a tent. 

Approved by The British Mountaineering Council & The Mountaineering Council of Scotland. Very comprehensive how-to by a well known and established climber in his own right. 
 
How, Where and When on all aspects of hill walking, scrambling, climbing, snow & ice and Alpine techniques in England, Scotland, Wales,  Ireland, and the Alps of France, Austria, Switzerland, and Italy. Profusely illustrated throughout with explanatory diagrams and b/w photographs.

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