Chris on November 14th, 2009

Here is an AP article.  Humar has been found dead.  It has been a rough year for climbing with so many lost.  RIP CBS NEWS: “Officials: Veteran Climber Humar Dies In Himalayas”

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Steve House has a new book out, called “Beyond the Mountain”.  Steve House is one of the best alpine climbers in the world, so this book should be fantastic.  The book is available from Amazon and Patagonia

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Chris on August 17th, 2009

Please comment or email me if there is something you would like to see me cover or if you need further explanation or clarification on any of the posts.  I’m happy to help!

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Medicine for Mountaineering has been one of my favorite texts on backcountry first aid for years and years.  I’m really looking forward to seeing what has changed in the new edition.  If you supplement it with some WFR or EMT training, you will be well prepared to handle the vast majority of situations you’ll face. […]

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