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Climbing Anchors

Climbing Anchors

Climbing Anchors by John Long is the comprehensive guide book to anchoring systems for rock climbers. Climbing Anchors provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-understand information on how to place protection and construct secure anchors to safeguard your life. John Long, the author of the definitive instructional manual How to Rock Climb!, applies the same clear, concise, and entertaining prose to this updated edition, illustrated with more than 100 photos by professional climbing guide and instructor Bob Gaines.
Learn how to place and configure solid, secure anchors in a variety of real world climbing situations and see the pros and cons of many options. Natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, toprope anchors, and rappel anchors are all discussed in detail.
And, for the first time, the crucial dynamics of equalization and fall forces are...
$19.95


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How To Rock Climb

How To Rock Climb

How to Rock Climb!, now in its fifth edition, is the most thorough instructional rock climbing book in the world. All the fundamentals—from ethics to getting up the rock—are presented in John Long’s classic style.
    Inside you’ll find all the information you need on:
  • Footwork and handhold positions
  • Finger, hand, and off-width cracks
  • Equipment, including ropes, anchors, and belay devices
  • Sport climbing and traditional climbing
  • Lead climbing and toproping
  • Downclimbing and rappelling
  • Training, including bouldering and climbing gyms

How to Rock Climb! by John Long is the world's top instructional book on climbing. All the fundamentals--from ethics to getting up the rock--are presented in John Long's classic style. Revised and updated to reflect the modern standards of equipment, technique, and training methods, this guide includes...

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Mountaineering Freedom of the Hills

Mountaineering Freedom of the Hills

Mountaineering The Freedom of the Hills the latest edition of this classic best seller. Chapters on rock, ice and snow climbing, belaying, rappelling and general mountain safety.
  • Covers everything from the basics of equipment, knots, rappelling techniques, and leave-no-trace principles to the more advanced skills of setting up complex anchors, evaluating avalanche terrain, and developing your leadership skills. Completely revised and updated to include the latest in gear and techniques. Written by a team of more than 40 expert climbers and climbing instructors.
  • Features hundreds of technical illustrations. Includes extensive revisions to self-rescue, aid climbing, waterfall and ice climbing. Significant new chapter on physical conditioning.
  • All-time bestselling climbing instructional book. Printed on 100% recycled paper. 8th edition, 2010.
$39.95


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Self-Rescue: How to Rock Climb Series

Self-Rescue: How to Rock Climb Series

How to Rock Climb: Self-Rescue by David Fasulo fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber should know for safety and self-reliance. Whether you need to assist your partner past a difficult section of a climb or rappel down a multiple pitch route with an injured climber, you owe it to yourself and your fellow climbers to be prepared.

Whether you need to assist your partner past a difficult section of a climb or rappel down a multipitch route with an injured climber, you owe it to yourself and your fellow climbers to be prepared. How to Climb™: Self-Rescue fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber needs to know for safety and self-reliance.

The first edition of this book was the authority on rescue techniques for rock climbers. Now completely updated and revised with the latest techniques—and accompanied by Mike Clelland’s clear, detailed...

$16.95


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