An Introduction to Rock Climbing: From First Steps and Safety to Learning Ropework and Abseiling

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Anness Publishing, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
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-- A complete introduction to rock climbing, from first steps to learning ropework and safety
-- Step-by-step guides to safe practices in all aspects of the sport, from belaying and leading to abseiling and setting anchors
-- Guide to choosing your first equipment for starting out, and further accessories for both indoor and outdoor venues
-- Useful training tips and advice and the basic dos and don'ts of rock climbing
-- Glorious photography and illuminating illustrations for easier understanding

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Malcolm Creasey is a highly qualified mountaineering guide and instructor and holds many awards and certificates relating to his work. He has been involved in the training and assessment of mountain leaders and instructors at all levels for many years.

Nigel Shepherd is a professional mountain guide and was the Training Officer to the British Association of Mountain Guides, serving also as its president. He has climbed and guided extensively throughout the world. His writing and photographs are widely published in the outdoor media.

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