Rock Climbing The Amga Single Pitch Manual

Author: Bob Gaines
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493009621
Size: 37.26 MB
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Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual is intended to serve as a textbook for past and furture participants of the AMGA SPI program. The book more specifically address the needs of the professional cilmbing instructor and advanced recreational climbers. It presents the most current, internationally recognized standards for technical climbing systems used in single pitch rock terrain. Included are chapters on effective teaching in the outdoor environment, risk management, professionalism, environmental awareness, and rescue

Best Climbs Red Rocks

Author: Jason D. Martin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493019643
Size: 77.44 MB
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Best ClimbsRed Rocks appeals specifically to traveling climbers and local climbers who want the best local climbing. Although the Best Climbs guides feature routes of all grades, the emphasis is on easy to moderate routes in the 5.6 to 5.10 range. The book will include nearly 200 featured routes with each section including climbing area trivia and history in the form of short “callouts,” but the primary focus will be on the route selection and descriptions themselves. All routes will be shown clearly on detailed color photo topos, alongside stunning action photos and a contemporary design.

Climbing

Author: Ron Funderburke
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493027670
Size: 13.95 MB
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This continuation of FalconGuides’ progressive climbing series invites single pitch climbers to responsibly venture beyond the chains, into the realm of multi-pitch climbing. The farther from the ground a climb leads, the more technical proficiency and careful planning will make the difference between a worthy adventure and miserable epic. Climbing: From Single Pitch to Multi-Pitch complements instruction, ground school, and practice with a procedural approach to planning and preparation, leading anchoring and belaying, transitions, technical descent, and emergency preparedness. Before you get in way way over your head, make sure the essential skills outlined in this book have been reviewed, rehearsed, and individualized.

Climbing Anchors Field Guide

Author: John Long
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014587
Size: 41.53 MB
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With more than 100 full-color photos and detailed captions showing how to create safe and simple rock-climbing anchoring systems, this is a take-to-the-crag companion book to our huge-selling Climbing Anchors. Designed for quick use by climbers on site, this book shows how to properly place and configure natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, toprope anchors and rappel anchors. This field guide is up to date with the essential knowledge every climber can depend on.

Climbing

Author: Nate Fitch
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781493027644
Size: 56.23 MB
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The first in a progression series aimed at beginner climbers, Climbing: From First-Timer to Gym Climber walks you through your first time trying to rock climb and offers basic instruction on the fundamental skills needed to get off the ground and onto the wall.

Toproping

Author: Bob Gaines
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794437
Size: 58.70 MB
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This full color book includes everything beginning climbers need to know to safely toprope climbing routes, from tying knots to setting anchors to belaying. The author is an American Mountain Guides Association certified Rock Instructor.

Advanced Rock Climbing

Author: Bob Gaines
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493031406
Size: 36.73 MB
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Recommended by the American Mountain Guides Association Advanced Rock Climbing, written by AMGA Certified Rock Instructor Bob Gaines, covers concepts and topics for today’s rock climbers looking to take their skills and experience to the next level. Combining up-to-date and complete information on toproping, anchors, rappelling, safety and rescue techniques, gear, and so much more in one comprehensive book, Advanced Rock Climbing is a must-have title for any serious climber or climbing instructor. Inside you’ll find: Detailed and thorough instructions on face climbing, crack climbing, and anchor systems In-depth information on aid climbing, including the Yosemite Method Best practices for leading sport and trad climbs The latest rescue and assistance techniques And much, much more!

Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park

Author: Bob Gaines
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493039407
Size: 12.32 MB
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Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park gives climbers a selection of more than 280 of the very best routes at one of the country's most popular climbing destinations. Full color photographs along with a contemporary design make this book as visually appealing as it is useful.

How To Ice Climb

Author: Jennifer Olsen
Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
ISBN: 9780762782772
Size: 34.97 MB
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Climbing frozen waterfalls is great wintertime fun as well as good training for alpinism. How To Ice Climb! covers the equipment and techniques that will allow beginner's to safely enjoy this sport. It also provides experienced climbers with advanced skills that will make them more efficient. Written by veteran climbers and instructors, this book provides invaluable tips for conserving energy, staying warm, and mastering the art of mixed climbing on rock and ice.

Self Rescue

Author: David J. Fasulo
Publisher: Falcon PressPub Company
ISBN: 9780762755332
Size: 67.75 MB
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Thismust-have handbook on rescue techniques for serious climbers fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber should know for safety and self-reliance.