With contributions from over 20 of America's leading climbers, this book covers all key aspects of the game. Precision body movement, advanced techniques for varied terrain, bouldering, training, and indoor climbing are all given a thorough examination. Sport Climbing is the perfect sourcebook to improve your ability to crimp, crank, and power your way up today's best bolted routes.
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ITS JUST A BOOK CLIMBING
PHILOSOPHY HISTORY THE FUTURE
SLABS VERTICAL ARETES DIHEDRALS STEEP OVERHANGING ROOFS
BOULDERING AND FREESOLOING 7 INDOOR CLIMBING
BETA FROM THE EXPERTS 1 1 3
THE MENTAL FACTOR
EVOLUTION OF A CHAMPION
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