Rock & Wall Climbing

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Stackpole Books, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 96 pages
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  • Gear, ropes and knots, technique, training, destinations
  • Step-by-step photos and illustrations

    A colorful, clear, comprehensive reference for climbers of all skill levels. Here in one volume is a basic guide to the equipment and techniques for rock and wall climbing, training the mind and body, and the vitally important skills of safety and first aid. A chapter on where and when to climb highlights some of the best sites around the world, with detailed maps and locations of climbing gyms.


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    The Climbing Game
    Choosing Equipment
    Knowing the Ropes
    Climbing Techniques
    Training for Climb ing
    The Way Forward
    Making Contact

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    About the author (2000)

    Hattingh has been climbing for more than 30 years. He has been chairman of the South African Guides Association, and national officer of the training and development arm of the Mountain Club of South Africa.

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