"Every backcountry skier and ski mountaineer should have a copy of Alpine Climbing." -- Backcountry Magazine
"It's organized, step-by-step presentation of information on climbing techniques and strategies provides an effective learning experience." -- Rock & Ice
Outstanding technical guidance...concisely written, with little fluff to sidetrack the reader. -- Reno Gazette-Journal
[T]his book will help accelerate the learning process and good judgment learned through many days...spent in the mountains. -- Outside Bozeman
About the Author
Kathy Cosley and Mark Houston have been guides and climbing instructors for more than 20 years. In 1988, Kathy was the first American woman to climb the Eiger's North Face. Mark was among the first guides certified by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association. Together, they made a lightweight and fast ascent of the South Face of Aconcagua.