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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Contents

The Climbing Game
8
Choosing Equipment
23
Knowing the Ropes
32
Climbing Techniques
51
Training for Climb ing
76
The Way Forward
86
Making Contact
94
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