Rock Climbing, 2nd Edition: Mastering Basic Skills (Mountaineers Outdoor Experts)

Rock Climbing, 2nd Edition: Mastering Basic Skills (Mountaineers Outdoor Experts) Author Topher Donahue
ISBN-10 1594858624
ISBN-13 9781594858628
Year 2014-09-22
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Mountaineers Books
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Approximately 35 new techniques safety considerations and subjects National Outdoor Book Award winner in first edition First edition of this popular title has sold 50 000 copiesThousands of rock climbers have learned the sport using Craig Luebbens seminal and bestselling text Rock Climbing Mastering Basic Skills Now Craigs friend and fellow climber Topher Donahue brings the content up to current standards and includes technological advances while preserving Craigs comprehensive approach An award winning climber in his own right Topher uses his writing and photography skills to simplify the complex world of modern climbing technique and reveals the thought process behind safe and practical climbing methods This second edition includes European climbing techniques that offer alternatives to those traditionally taught in North America Topher has also incorporated new lessons derived from accidents due in part to the increased popularity of climbing Also found in this edition Over 10 000 more words and 125 more photos Three never before published techniques Adjustable Hitch High Friction Tubes and Bight Method Detailed technical updates throughout New distinction between anchor a group of placements pieces or bolts used at the end of a pitch or for top rope or rappel setup and placement or piece individual cams nuts etc used in groups to make an anchor or used individually as protection on a pitch

Other Version:

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing Author Craig Luebben
ISBN-10 9781594851575
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 224

Climbing Anchors

Climbing Anchors Author John Long
ISBN-10 9781493001330
Release 2013-07-02
Pages 224