Tag: mountaineering

53 Is it dangerous to rope together on an ascent of hard packed ice? 2017-02-01T12:07:43.960

36 Mountaineering with a 6-year-old kid in winter 2016-11-16T10:40:29.147

31 Should one attempt to rescue a stranger from a crevasse or wait for mountain rescue? 2017-04-03T07:19:48.327

30 What do mountaineers eat and drink on the day of an Everest summit? 2015-09-21T01:15:27.457

29 What makes certain mountains more dangerous than others? 2014-09-16T04:02:28.927

26 What can I do to prevent altitude sickness? 2012-01-24T20:13:56.293

26 Can you get permanent brain damage by spending a day at 10,000ft (~3000m) altitude? 2017-10-28T15:36:17.337

25 Is there a definitive list of the tallest mountains in the world that require little or no mountaineering experience? 2012-01-26T13:06:13.670

24 What are the key differences between Mountaineering and Rock Climbing? 2012-04-11T04:53:47.980

23 What is Fast Packing? 2016-06-13T21:54:40.653

23 First skills to learn for mountaineering 2016-11-04T16:37:43.443

22 A little bit of acclimatisation or no acclimatisation at all? 2012-04-26T22:01:59.550

21 Why tunnel tents for the poles, Geodesic for the mountains? 2012-02-13T19:52:26.993

21 What do I do if I lose my belay plate? 2014-03-19T21:16:19.723

20 How do I know what size ice axe I should get? 2012-01-24T20:11:43.113

19 What style crampon should I use for my hiking boots and how do I adjust them? 2012-01-25T02:20:19.047

19 Things to consider when buying sunglasses 2012-03-13T12:52:33.717

19 Cascades mountaineering school 2012-04-09T03:18:40.683

19 What are the real dangers of climbing at high altitude? 2014-11-09T00:53:59.883

19 Descending a dry grass slope with serious inclination and exposure 2015-12-18T07:28:38.663

18 How do you make a snow shelter? 2012-01-28T14:44:11.877

18 Light-weight emergency overnight-gear 2013-06-15T01:52:51.483

18 Maintaining a Mountain Hut 2014-07-15T09:52:09.197

18 What should a rescue team be equipped with? 2014-07-17T04:44:34.137

18 Is there any practical use for a grappling hook? 2015-11-30T16:09:20.920

18 Terms for different parts of a mountain 2017-01-25T10:35:30.290

17 How do climbers retrieve anchored rope? 2013-10-27T01:09:07.483

17 Altitude sickness when going from sea level to 14,000 ft (4,200m) in a single day 2014-08-01T19:05:34.160

17 How to walk as a roped party on a glacier? 2014-10-28T09:18:58.133

17 What easy 6,500m peaks would serve as easy qualifiers for Everest? 2015-10-04T05:03:15.697

17 How do I rescue someone out of a crevasse? 2015-12-16T13:34:46.470

17 What is the difference between a Pass and a Col? 2017-01-25T11:07:59.853

17 Are there any general rules of thumb for route finding up a mountain without any trails? 2017-03-07T03:47:57.570

17 Double Mariner Mechanical Advantage 2017-05-30T00:19:27.773

16 What would be a safe ascent rate when mountaineering? 2012-01-25T15:08:25.760

16 Best type of rope for glacier travel? 2013-02-19T10:12:28.673

16 How to detect a crevasse on a glacier 2014-10-28T11:27:30.393

16 How to deal with unethical campers? 2015-08-11T06:05:35.033

16 Any reasons not to use 30-year-old ice axe? 2015-08-23T13:40:45.190

16 What is "Isolation" and "Prominence" in mountain terms? 2015-10-19T11:05:29.967

16 What equipment is needed for glacier hiking? 2016-05-12T10:51:44.560

16 Rapelling an overhang 2016-06-13T19:39:34.873

15 How do I self arrest without an ice axe? 2012-01-25T17:21:16.700

15 Mountaineering / glacial traverse: rope-up or go it alone? 2012-03-15T15:30:29.550

15 Does drinking tea cause problems at altitude? 2014-06-07T14:07:26.570

15 Is it safe to sleep for more than 16 hrs a day at altitudes above 6000m? 2014-09-04T10:05:05.307

15 How to cross a 25 feet wide Crevasse? 2014-09-04T14:38:44.740

15 Is there any difference between a harness used for rock climbing vs for mountaineering? 2015-04-05T02:48:59.763

15 As Mountaineers what can we give back to Mountains? 2015-12-21T10:14:07.617

14 Cutting snow steps on slopes 2014-01-19T12:11:18.807

14 Most efficient training before alpine hiking/climbing? 2015-03-04T18:03:35.070

13 What are the advantages / disadvantages of a rock climbing hat made from hard plastic to one made out of carbon fiber? 2012-02-06T16:11:25.960

13 Training to prepare for oxygen deficiency in the high mountains 2012-03-14T17:20:38.627

13 Do mountains really make their own weather, and if so why? 2014-02-19T14:15:40.603

13 Managing the garbage over a lengthy trek at higher altitudes 2014-09-23T09:16:11.813

13 Where does the name Deadman come from in mountaineering gear? 2016-03-10T07:29:53.453

13 Do mountaineers use dynamic climbing when traversing rock/ice? 2016-11-11T14:10:41.447

12 Should I always take a hard hat if I go scrambling? 2012-02-06T16:07:53.923

12 Knee pain when descending a mountain 2014-09-02T04:33:45.410

12 Are static dyneema/spectra ropes suited for use on glaciers? 2015-06-06T21:06:49.840

12 What is the correct ice axe grip when descending? 2015-12-11T21:19:58.433

12 Which type of cooker to use above 6000m? 2016-06-10T07:59:38.573

12 What are the pro and cons of ice axe leashes? 2016-07-17T21:21:02.637

11 6 day trek in Nepal Himalaya 2012-06-08T18:07:52.410

11 Climbing Mount Teide from sea-level 2013-11-16T10:52:17.237

11 Walking through a Thigh-high snow 2013-12-21T07:45:19.853

11 Depth Perception in the Mountains 2014-05-22T22:04:47.750

11 Using a rope "Alpine Style"/Moving together 2014-08-29T08:58:12.167

11 Acclimatization strategies 2015-01-04T17:34:33.940

11 When I do and when I don't need shoes with ankle supports? 2015-08-13T05:55:48.813

11 Is there a breathing technique to conserve bottled oxygen? 2016-06-20T16:43:01.393

11 What type of weather conditions would lead to being above the clouds while mountaineering? 2017-01-02T21:41:39.247

11 Can I get crampons for small feet? 2017-01-11T12:42:05.447

10 Do I need to break in double plastic mountaineering boots? 2012-04-11T04:30:16.143

10 Booking Alpine huts 2013-02-15T13:19:37.657

10 Sustainable systems for carrying out human waste 2013-06-18T18:45:09.837

10 Anchor without cordelette? 2013-10-31T03:09:23.457

10 First crampon grade to buy 2013-12-27T10:11:13.960

10 Roping together on an icy path? 2014-02-05T15:02:55.893

10 Sizing up high altitude boots 2014-03-15T15:56:30.307

10 Climbing Mt Kazbek in Georgia 2014-06-21T18:59:56.390

10 During high-altitude lengthy expedition: To shave or not shave? 2014-09-25T11:26:23.060

10 How many "Munro" revisions have there been? 2014-10-08T09:20:58.710

10 Donating blood at higher altitudes and Acclimatization 2015-02-25T13:03:19.047

10 Should you occasionally use locking biners on pieces of protection when using alpine draws? 2015-07-30T12:43:17.797

10 Recommended ascents for the improving mountaineer 2015-08-19T14:13:28.957

10 Case example on Altitude Mountain Sickness: How to detect and react properly? 2015-10-19T15:06:47.627

10 Can you pre-identify the risk of severe Altitude sickness? 2016-05-23T13:24:38.287

10 Why are climbing shoes usually a slightly tighter than the usual mountaineering shoes? 2016-10-20T13:07:47.097

10 How do you predict weather with an altimeter while mountaineering and or backpacking? 2016-11-22T19:27:49.190

10 What is the intention behind webbing the rope through snow? 2017-05-29T04:59:28.927

10 What do classifications of belays (like "4th class belay") mean? 2017-11-03T15:24:38.373

9 Looking for a boot recommendation 2012-03-16T18:25:48.997

9 Recommended Aconcagua Guide Source? 2014-09-23T11:19:02.897

9 What to look for in an ice axe for use in classic alpine terrain? 2014-09-23T16:37:19.557

9 First ascents by Edward Whymper 2015-03-03T19:12:50.783

9 How to top belay 2 climbers at the same time on multi-pitch climb? 2015-03-10T09:32:01.603

9 How can you safely set up a climbing anchor from above? 2015-05-28T18:07:12.657

9 What are good ways of predicting incoming weather from the downwind side of a mountain? 2016-08-24T02:08:43.453