Mountaineering is a guide to all aspects of expedition preparation, including planning, coordinating and conditioning. The book is bolstered by the authors' recent expedition up the formidable West Ridge of Mount Everest which was broadcast on the Bravo network. From novice to expert, day trip to two-week expedition, Mountaineering covers all technical aspects of an expedition including the leadership and teamwork skills needed for a safe, successful experience. Features breathtaking, full-color photography including images from the Everest climb. Original.