The Mountaineers Books Mountaineering: the Freedom of the Hills Book
Manufacturer Model No. MTU008
“Freedom of the Hills is the definitive guide to mountains and climbing and has influenced pretty much every climber." -Conrad Anker
View Larger Fullscreen
Since the publication of the first edition in 1960, Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering text. From choosing equipment to tying a climbing knot, and from basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition -- it's all here in this essential mountaineering reference. A team of more than 40 experts -- all active climbers and climbing educators -- reviewed, revised, and updated this compendium to reflect the latest evolutions in mountaineering equipment and techniques. Major updates include a significant new chapter on conditioning, plus detailed and extensive revisions to rescue and first-response, aid climbing, and waterfall and ice climbing.
50th anniversary edition of the title considered "bible" of climbing
With nearly 1 million copies sold, this is the all-time bestselling mountaineering and climbing title
Sport Chalet is your premier specialty sporting goods retailer featuring top sports brands such as Nike, adidas, DC, Precor, Diamondback, Roxy, Quiksilver, New Balance, Under Armour, Columbia, and The North Face in clothing, shoes, and sports equipment. We offer sporting goods for all sports activities including fitness, tennis, basketball, fishing, soccer, skateboarding, fan gear, fitness, baseball, running, camping, SCUBA, and swimming. We also offer expert advice, adventure travel and sports equipment rentals, including snowboard rentals, ski rentals, camping rentals, watersport rentals and more!