Rock Climbing The Amga Single Pitch Manual

Author: Bob Gaines
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493009621
Size: 18,90 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

Climbing

Author: Nate Fitch
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493025260
Size: 10,66 MB
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This handy, pocket-size manual provides easy-to-understand, step-by-step guidance to climbers transitioning from basic rock climbing to sport climbing, which involves scaling larger, more challenging rock walls that have fixed anchors.

Climbing

Author: Ron Funderburke
Editor: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781493027668
Size: 12,62 MB
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This handy, pocket-size manual provides easy-to-understand, step-by-step guidance to climbers preparing to tackle longer, more complex and adventurous multi-pitch routes.

Advanced Rock Climbing

Author: Bob Gaines
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493031406
Size: 15,66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Recommended by the American Mountain Guides Association Advanced Rock Climbing, written by AMGA Certified Rock Instructor Bob Gaines, covers concepts and topics for today’s rock climbers looking to take their skills and experience to the next level. Combining up-to-date and complete information on toproping, anchors, rappelling, safety and rescue techniques, gear, and so much more in one comprehensive book, Advanced Rock Climbing is a must-have title for any serious climber or climbing instructor. Inside you’ll find: Detailed and thorough instructions on face climbing, crack climbing, and anchor systems In-depth information on aid climbing, including the Yosemite Method Best practices for leading sport and trad climbs The latest rescue and assistance techniques And much, much more!

Best Climbs Red Rocks

Author: Jason D. Martin
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493019643
Size: 12,46 MB
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Best ClimbsRed Rocks appeals specifically to traveling climbers and local climbers who want the best local climbing. Although the Best Climbs guides feature routes of all grades, the emphasis is on easy to moderate routes in the 5.6 to 5.10 range. The book will include nearly 200 featured routes with each section including climbing area trivia and history in the form of short “callouts,” but the primary focus will be on the route selection and descriptions themselves. All routes will be shown clearly on detailed color photo topos, alongside stunning action photos and a contemporary design.

Basic Rock Climbing Protection

Author: John Long
Editor: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781493052844
Size: 11,96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written by world renowned rock climbers and veteran Falcon authors John Long and Bob Gaines, this slim volume will be the go-to resource for the necessities of rock climbing safety. By getting back to basics, it will be a great resource for both beginners and experienced climbers looking to brush up on their skills.

Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park

Author: Bob Gaines
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493039407
Size: 19,35 MB
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Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park gives climbers a selection of more than 280 of the very best routes at one of the country's most popular climbing destinations. Full color photographs along with a contemporary design make this book as visually appealing as it is useful.

Climbing Anchors Field Guide

Author: John Long
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014587
Size: 17,38 MB
Format: PDF
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With more than 100 full-color photos and detailed captions showing how to create safe and simple rock-climbing anchoring systems, this is a take-to-the-crag companion book to our huge-selling Climbing Anchors. Designed for quick use by climbers on site, this book shows how to properly place and configure natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, toprope anchors and rappel anchors. This field guide is up to date with the essential knowledge every climber can depend on.

How To Ice Climb

Author: Jennifer Olsen
Editor: Falcon Press Publishing
ISBN: 9780762782772
Size: 17,45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Climbing frozen waterfalls is great wintertime fun as well as good training for alpinism. How To Ice Climb! covers the equipment and techniques that will allow beginner's to safely enjoy this sport. It also provides experienced climbers with advanced skills that will make them more efficient. Written by veteran climbers and instructors, this book provides invaluable tips for conserving energy, staying warm, and mastering the art of mixed climbing on rock and ice.

Toproping

Author: Bob Gaines
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794437
Size: 13,82 MB
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This full color book includes everything beginning climbers need to know to safely toprope climbing routes, from tying knots to setting anchors to belaying. The author is an American Mountain Guides Association certified Rock Instructor.