CLYDE SOLES is a writer-climber with varied experience in the field. He has summitted 8000-meter peaks and has written for magazines and authored several books, including The Outdoor Knots Book, Climbing: Training for Peak Performance, and Climbing: Expedition Planning, all published by The Mountaineers Books. For more information about Clyde, visit his web site at ClideSoles.com.
"Whatever your talent, experience, and ambition, if you climb you would do well to read Clyde Soles' training manual. This book will allow you to pull down harder, last longer, and have more fun while you're at it." -- Jon Krakauer, author of "Into Thin Air"