Ice World

Techniques and Experiences of Modern Ice Climbing

By (author): Jeff Lowe
ISBN 9780921102465
Softcover | Publication Date: May 1, 1996
Book Dimensions: 7.25 in x 9 in
256 Pages
$9.95 CAD

About the Book

The ultimate volume on ice climbing is finally here! Renowned climbing veteran Jeff Lowe shares his personal stories and professional insight in this comprehensive book, which offers a history of this fascinating sport, and an overview of the world’s best ice climbs. Includes detailed, fully-illustrated instructions for mastering both basic and advanced techniques, information on avoiding hazards, and much more.

As someone who has spent too much of his ice-climbing time literally quaking in his boots, I’ve been on the lookout for a book that will help me to minimize my terror and maximize my joy in clawing up frozen waterfalls and steep alpine couloirs. Jeff Lowe’s spectacular new book is just what I was searching for. The awe-inspiring photos and thorough how-to text promise to radically decrease my learning curve,” John Harlin, author, The Climber’s Guide to North America

Please order Ice World from a US supplier if you reside in the USA

About the Author(s)

Jeff Lowe was skiing by the time he was four and at seven scaled the higest mountain in the Tetons. Ever since his first ascent of Colorado’s Bridalveil Falls in 1974, he has been one of the world’s premier ice climbers, with a list of first ascents on ice that includes the Hungo Face of Kwangde in the Himalayas, Keystone Green Steps in Alaska, Asteroid Alley in Canada, and Birdbrain Boulevard in Colorado. In 1994 he created Octopussy, currently the most difficult mixed blim in the world. IN additional to designing innovative equipment and clothing for climbers, eh has written numerous articles and books.