By Brendan Leonard
A how-to booklet for climbers with info on scrambling talents, apparatus, alpine risks, and acclimation, released below the imprimatur of ""Backpacker"" magazine.
summary: A how-to booklet for climbers with details on scrambling talents, apparatus, alpine dangers, and acclimation, released lower than the imprimatur of ""Backpacker"" magazine.
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You don’t want to be standing in a whiteout both lost and unable to figure out how to use your GPS. PERSONAL LOCATOR BEACON OR SATELLITE MESSENGER A variety of personal locator beacons and satellite messengers are now on the market, varying in cost from $150 to about $500, and are as light as a few ounces. If you’re going to be hiking in an area with no cell phone service, they could save your hide if something goes really wrong and you’re in a bona fide emergency. EMERGENCY KIT Hopefully you’ll have a long career in the backcountry without anything ever going wrong, but it’s wise to be prepared—just in case.
When buying (or borrowing) an ax, hold it by the head, with the pick pointing back and the adze pointing forward, and let it hang by your side while you stand. The spike should just about touch your ankle bone. HELMET If a peak has a Class 3 or 4 section of climbing, rockfall from above might be an issue. If rockfall is a potential issue, rocks hitting you in the head at high speeds is a definite issue, and it’s a good idea to wear a climbing helmet. ” You don’t need the most expensive, newest gear in the world to climb mountains, but the first time you get caught in a thunderstorm while wearing a cotton T-shirt and jeans might be your last.
As beautiful as the mountains are, they are completely indifferent to your success and your personal well-being. There’s no lift to the top, no ski patrol to call if you get lost, and no chalets where you can head inside and get a cup of hot chocolate when you get cold. The most important thing you should know about mountains is that they can kill you—even if you’re just out for a day hike. Dozens of people have lost their lives on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington when the weather changed suddenly and they were caught unprepared.
Backpacker Magazine's Peak Bagging by Brendan Leonard