Sport Climbing

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Globe Pequot, Jan 1, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 153 pages
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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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Contents

ITS JUST A BOOK CLIMBING
1
PHILOSOPHY HISTORY THE FUTURE
5
THE BASICS
7
TECHNIQUE
23
SLABS VERTICAL ARETES DIHEDRALS STEEP OVERHANGING ROOFS
35
BOULDERING AND FREESOLOING 7 INDOOR CLIMBING
75
TRAINING
105
BETA FROM THE EXPERTS 1 1 3
114
THE MENTAL FACTOR
143
EVOLUTION OF A CHAMPION
149
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About the author (1997)

John Long is a legendary rock climber, world adventurer, and best-seller in the outdoor industry. His feats include the first one-day ascent of El Capitan and a coast-to-coast traverse of Borneo. He has written numerous books, including "Climbing Anchors "and "More Climbing Anchors, "and" "coauthored "Advanced Rock Climbing" and "Big Walls," He resides in Venezuela and in Venice, California.

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