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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Smelly Fox – on 07 Apr Serious discussions on preparation, technique and motivation.

Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, High, and Fast by Mark Twight

Feb 08, Sam rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Outdoor Research is combining its decades of experience building highly dexterous, durable gloves with an innovative new material I can appreciate this as we looked up research papers which disprove these theories as recently as Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Met a few guides from Jackson Hole in Chamonix a few months back that have climbed with him “com’on Mark, pick it up a bit! I just dont think this book is all that relevant for people at my standard.

Twighr extreme is THE exreme mountaineering. Jeffery Hickman rated it it was amazing Nov 13, Too many people view mountain climbing as a goal oriented sport and not an experience-based one where the simple act of climbing is more important than attaining the summit. Just a moment while exttreme sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Equipment Gear and apparel has clearly made the most advancements of everything discussed in this book in just the last two decades.

Note that after re Obviously a mega-classic when it comes to extreme alpine climbing. This topic has been archived, and won’t accept reply postings. Covers character, psychological training, physical training, strength, endurance, nutrition, clothing, gear, wilderness skills, partnering, and bivouacs. Often he would have to back out of a climb because of weather but that is the point.

For accomplished climbers who want to take it to the next level- This is a master class taught by Mark Twight, renowned for pushing the limits of the possible. Patrick Mcknight marked it as to-read Feb 01, Max Gough – on 07 Apr That you need a very long line. For more information on Martin and his newly released book with Braided River, please visit www. In reply to the real dr gav: Twight’s book skips multiday bivy stuff, too.

Throughtout, he insists on safety- and adherence to a strict code of climbing ethics. It makes sense applied to scottish winter climbing. Basically meant I got away with a 20 litre pack, and even that wasn’t full!

Alpinim covers techniques that if we remove dated equipment from the equation is quite a good resource for ascending, descending, and how to stay alive. Different rules I’d imagine but yes, you’d have to consider if anyone would actually do it and it’s just in their ‘cos it sounds good.


Good advice for those seeking to shave time or become more efficient in many facets of climbing; excellent starting point for those looking to do serious training. He had a quite good section on bivy stuff.

Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, High, and Fast

Now that’s what I call extreme. Terence Stenvold rated it it was amazing May 24, Brooke marked it as to-read Oct 20, Tobs at work on 08 Apr Paperbackpages. It’s hard to fault his logic though, if there’s no chance of rescue in response to Bruce Exrteme, he uses “alpinism” to mean a style of climbing rather than specifically the European Alps I don’t think I’d do it!

The only master class in print, Extreme Alpinism delivers an expert dose of reality and practical techniques for advanced climbers.

Extreme Alpinism

Jan 07, Roxana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Anyone with a fair bit of experience will find out about these sort of antics for himself and be in a position to judge, no point in nudging them! Other editions – View all Extreme Alpinism: Chris rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Was awesome – had the entire mountain to ourselves for nearly two hours, under a starry moonlit sky. In reply to Gman: