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How To Rock Climb

Author : John Long
ISBN : 0762755342
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Contains over four hundred color photographs and detailed instructions to the sport of rock climbing.

Rock Climbing Utah

Author : Stewart M. Green
ISBN : 9780762792849
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 57. 36 MB
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Utah is a magnificent landscape of startling diversity and beauty, manifested for climbers in more cliff miles of exposed rock than any other state. Fragile sandstone towers pierce the sky amid endless miles of vertical cliffs sometimes more than a half mile high; wondrous canyon walls of cobblestone and limestone overhang at dizzying angles; and granite domes and slabs recline on sunny mountain slopes. Rock Climbing Utah is the only guide available that covers all the major climbing areas in the state. Traditional and sport climbers from the beginner to expert will find a superb sampling of hundreds of routes in the 25 areas covered--including 300 new routes that were not in the first edition. This fully revised and expanded guidebook offers first-hand information for climbers, including area overviews and climbing histories, route betas and topos, color maps and photos, equipment recommendations, approach and descent information, and listings for shops, gyms, and guide services. Stunning action photos round out the package to make Rock Climbing Utah an essential source for visitng and local climbers alike.

Advanced Rock Climbing

Author : John Long
ISBN : 1575400758
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89. 77 MB
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A mammoth effort and the final word on climbing techniques, this guide is for the established climber to refine and polish form.

Rock Climbing Washington

Author : Jeff Smoot
ISBN : 9781461745860
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 65. 68 MB
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Featuring more than 1,500 routes throughout the state of Washington, this popular guide has now been completely updated and expanded. Explore the granite cliffs of Index, Leavenworth, Darrington, and Tieton River Canyon; tackle the exposed alpine routes on the spires at Washington Pass; or hang from steep sport climbs at North Bend, Frenchman Coulee, and Marcus and China Bend near Spokane. Several sport and traditional areas included have never before been covered in a guidebook. Detailed maps, topos, and photos complement the route descriptions and ratings to provide climbers with a complete package. Rock Climbing Washington is the perfect book to take on your next climbing adventure in the Evergreen State.

Rock Climbing Virginia West Virginia And Maryland

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 9780762795864
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 36. 11 MB
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This revised and updated guidebook--now in full color--provides rock climbers with information on the best climbs in Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, accompanied with color action photographs, climbing history for each area, route ratings and trip planning information, pitch-by-pitch written descriptions, detailed color topos and clear overview photos, descent information and gear recommendations.

Rock Climbing

Author : Craig Luebben
ISBN : 9781594851575
Genre : Rock climbing
File Size : 79. 14 MB
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Presentsnts an instructional guide to mastering the basic skills of rock climbing for beginning and intermediate climbers, with information on equipment, technique, exercise, and safety. Includes illustrations.

Rock Climbing Connecticut

Author : David Fasulo
ISBN : 9781493015139
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Want to go vertical? Let Rock Climbing Connecticut point you to the best ascents in the state. Scale the rock at Ragged Mountain, jam your way up the cracks at Chatfield Hollow State Park, and get pumped on the bouldering circuit at 7 Falls State Park. What Connecticut climbs lack in vertical height, they more than make up for in steep and sustained adventure. Inside you'll find information on the best climbing routes and bouldering problems at many favorite areas, along with protection information and gear recommendations that will keep you heading to the top. You'll find: detailed topos for all the major crags; descriptions of hundreds of routes; background and historical information on many of the crags; easy-to-follow driving and approach directions to climbing and bouldering destinations.

Climbing Anchors

Author : John Long
ISBN : 9781493001330
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 27. 65 MB
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This completely revised and updated edition with all new color photos brings together in a single volume the anchoring systems most popular among climbers. Most climbers today learn their craft on artificial climbing walls and on sport routes with fixed protection. Their first efforts to lead on trad routes often come as a rude shock--they find that they haven't the skills and training to safeguard the climb or to set up solid belays. This new edition of Climbing Anchors is the climber's complete and authoritative source of information on protection, from fundamental knots to sophisticated rigging and equalizing skills.

Rock Climbing The Amga Single Pitch Manual

Author : Bob Gaines
ISBN : 9781493009626
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 37. 74 MB
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Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual is intended to serve as a textbook for past and furture participants of the AMGA SPI program. The book more specifically address the needs of the professional cilmbing instructor and advanced recreational climbers. It presents the most current, internationally recognized standards for technical climbing systems used in single pitch rock terrain. Included are chapters on effective teaching in the outdoor environment, risk management, professionalism, environmental awareness, and rescue

Learning To Climb Indoors

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 9780762792740
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 44. 11 MB
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The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing. Veteran climber, performance coach, and renowned author Eric J. Hörst gives you all the information you need to get started and have fun. From what to expect on your first visit to a climbing gym to in-depth instruction on climbing techniques, tactics, strategy, and taking your indoor climbing skills outside, this guide will take you through your first few days—and years—as a climber. Hörst covers basic gear, fundamental safety techniques, and the importance of personal one-on-one instruction at the gym. Chapters on mental control, physical conditioning, and self-assessment round out the training. And as you progress, advice on advanced techniques and tactics will help you conquer the steepest walls. This revised and fully updated edition includes a new section on youth climbing as well as more information on taking your indoor-climbing skills outside onto real rock. Full color photos round out the package to make Learning to Climb Indoors an indispensable resource for new climbers.

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