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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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Albert Summerfield added it Nov 24, Your email address will not be published. Nov 26, Kent rated it really liked it Shelves: By the way, if I follow his training schedule will I end up as ripped as Mark Twight?

In reply to Howard J: Throughtout, he insists on safety- and adherence to a strict code of climbing ethics.

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Jeff Rogers rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Great insight into what alpjnism takes to do single push alpine climbs. Dec 17, Andrew rated it it was amazing Recommended to Andrew by: This has aided me no end in my bumbling over the winter. The scariest rappels I’ve had were in Corsica. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Focusing on how top alpine climbers approach the world’s most difficult routes, Twight centers his instruction twlght the ethos of climbing the hardest routes with the least amount of gear and the most speed.


Half driven bolts, everything at least twenty years old, completely rusty and no other option.

Extreme Alpinism

Note that after re Obviously a mega-classic when alpiniwm comes to extreme alpine climbing. Tim Butler marked it as to-read Jul 14, Sleeping pad foam, closed cell 5.

In reply to Max Gough: That was the thing that struck me about it, it has useful info even xlpinism you are climbing at quite an easy grade like me.

To ask other readers questions about Extreme Alpinismplease sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In reply to Smelly Fox: Twighr extreme is THE exreme mountaineering. Kenny Daniel rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Dear Jan Did he run out of energy or what?

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

When climbing he is a climber. Anonymous on 07 Apr – dyn Approach Of the many aspects of this book that are questionable this chapter seems the most relevant today.

Norrie Muir – on 08 Apr It is a little dated with twiht and product specific info that doesn’t always apply anymore. Notify me of new posts by email.

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Is another great exrreme and has been updated from my understanding. It taught me to embrace my inner rage. Wibble Wibble – on 07 Apr Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.


But a bit like the complex abbing tecniques, the danger is some people may take him seriously and do it! The Crux Expedition Award is an annual grant to encourage young climbers to try for adventurous objectives.

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. Very useful for people operating at all levels of mountaineering.

I plead ignorance here, as in many things. Apr 17, Rob rated it it was amazing. After the book came out he did the Czech Direct on Denali in a 60hour continual push.

Sean Moorhead marked it as to-read Dec 09, Once you get past the somewhat haughty delivery the book offers a lot of insights as to why Twight is at the top of the alpine climbing game and why he’s lived to tell about it. Steven Randolph is currently marm it May 31, I just dont think this book is all that relevant for people at my standard. Romke Rodrigo de Jong marked it as to-read Apr 03, Books by Mark Twight. Dec 29, Burkey rated it really liked it. Climbing Alpihism, Fast and High. Smelly Fox – on 07 Apr