Climbing: Expedition Planning

This is the only reference available on planning, organizing, and leading climbing expeditions, whether you’re bound for Mount Whitney or K2.



Climbing: Expedition Planning covers everything from where and when to go, to how to build a team by considering strengths, personalities, leadership skills, motivation, and commitment. It provides comprehensive information on all the elements you need to consider including gear, medicine, food, permits, visas, length and timing of expedition, transportation, rescue options, porters and guides, and expedition style types.


  • Paperback
  • Author: Clyde Soles, Phil Powers
  • Loaded with advice, practical examples and anecdotes
  • Addresses group both large and small
  • Packed with demonstrative photographs, questionnaires, and a thorough checklist