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Who was the first person to climb all 14 8,000 metre peaks in 1986? You’ll find mountaineers climbing with anything from classic figure-8 belay devices and Sticht plates to endless variations on the tube-style ATC. Even if you don't need to place protection to climb or an anchor to rappel, being comfortable moving over rock is crucial for climbing the best peaks and returning home without help. A four-person mountain climbing party perished in an ice avalanche as its members climbed the northwest wall of the Taeschhorn at almost 14,000 feet above sea level, police said.

Pages: 520

Publisher: Nabu Press (August 6, 2010)

ISBN: 1176947443

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