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Denali's West Buttress: A Climber's Guide to Mt. McKinley's Classic Route download epub

by Bradford Washburn,Colby Coombs


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Denali's West Buttress: A Climber's Guide to Mount McKinley'. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 19 years ago. Required preparatory text for anyone planning the climb

Denali's West Buttress: A Climber's Guide to Mount McKinley'. Required preparatory text for anyone planning the climb. Of special interest is a chapter on women's concerns. Also, good reading for non-climbers wanting an inside view to what climbers experience enroute to the summit. Enormously comprehensive; thoroughly practical.

Attempting Denali via the West Buttress any later than early July is not advised because landing a bush plane on the southeast fork of the Kahliltna Galcier becomes too dangerous. The weather is typically more stable in May, but colder. And vice versa, the weather is typically warmer in June and July, but typically less stable.

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Seasoned guide Colby Coombs and legendary mountaineering photographer Bradford Washburn teamed up to provide climbers with information devoted solely to this challenging route

Seasoned guide Colby Coombs and legendary mountaineering photographer Bradford Washburn teamed up to provide climbers with information devoted solely to this challenging route. The climbing guidebook covers every aspect of climbing the route - from preparation to climbing strategy to step-by-step route instruction.

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Complete climber s guide to Denali s popular West Butress route Features photos and introduction by Bradford Washburn. Denali s West Buttress A Climber s Guide to Mount McKinley s Classic Route.

Denali's West Buttress: a climber's guide to Mount McKinley's classic route. The guide covers every aspect of climbing the route - from preparation to climbing strategy to step-by-step route instruction.

* The only available guide devoted solely to the route used by 90 percent of all climbers who summit Denali * Historic aerial photos and introduction by one of the route's pioneers -- Bradford Washburn * Author Colby Coombs is a Denali climbing guide and a 12-year veteran of the routeDenali's massive West Buttress Route is one of the world's most popular -- and treacherous -- climbs. Seasoned guide Colby Coombs and legendary mountaineering photographer Bradford Washburn teamed up to provide climbers with information devoted solely to this challenging route. Denali's West Buttress: A Climber's Guide gives the aspiring Denali climber the details required to efficiently plan and safely launch an expedition on the West Buttress.The climbing guidebook covers every aspect of climbing the route -- from preparation to climbing strategy to step-by-step route instruction.Washburn's magnificent photos -- with route and milestones clearly delineated -- paired with Coombs' explicit text guide the climber from camp to camp to the summit and down again, outlining specific hazards and obstacles and offering techniques and instruction on how best to surmount them. The book pays special attention to environmental considerations and presents low-impact methods for minimizing human and garbage waste on the route.This guide provides complete, detailed, first-hand, safety-conscious information on the West Buttress Route, serving as a much-needed resource and a grand tribute to this historic climb.

Comments: (7)

Fararala
This is by far the most detailed climbing guide I have ever encountered. The text combined with the Washburn photos allows a climber to anticipate almost every aspect of the Butt. When I climbed it in May 2013, I felt like I already knew the route when I first stepped onto the Kahiltna.

Note that there are a ton of photos. They are B&W, so the Kindle does a decent job showing them. The paper version is definitely better in that respect, but both work.
Skillet
As part of an unguided team attempting the mountain this may, I found Colby's guide to be a good starting point for breaking through the assumptions of the climb into the realities.

As the only member of my team who hasn't been on the mountain before, I feel more equipped to go toe to toe at least on the basis of planning our trip. Thanks Colby!
Early Waffle
Want an idea of the traditional climbing route and schedule? This is the book. Good descriptions of the days you'll face when pushing your way up the big mountain. Straightforward and helpful for anyone trying to plan or just understand what to expect.
Honeirsil
very good
Dusar
This is a great book for anyone interested in climbing the West Buttress and wants to know what to expect day to day. Very good info for preparation.
Akir
Gives a good starting place for an expedition to denali.
Umge
Short and accurate. Great starting out for anyone going after the Denali summit. Describes the route in good enough detail to prepare the climber.
exactly what I need. On time fast, exactly how they described the book. Easy to work with, communicated the whole time with me
Denali's West Buttress: A Climber's Guide to Mt. McKinley's Classic Route download epub
Mountaineering
Author: Bradford Washburn,Colby Coombs
ISBN: 0898865166
Category: Sports & Outdoors
Subcategory: Mountaineering
Language: English
Publisher: Mountaineers Books; 1 edition (October 31, 1997)
Pages: 144 pages