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How To Rock Climb

Author : John Long
ISBN : 0762755342
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Contains over four hundred color photographs and detailed instructions to the sport of rock climbing.

Rock Climbing Utah

Author : Stewart M. Green
ISBN : 9780762792849
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89. 58 MB
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Utah is a magnificent landscape of startling diversity and beauty, manifested for climbers in more cliff miles of exposed rock than any other state. Fragile sandstone towers pierce the sky amid endless miles of vertical cliffs sometimes more than a half mile high; wondrous canyon walls of cobblestone and limestone overhang at dizzying angles; and granite domes and slabs recline on sunny mountain slopes. Rock Climbing Utah is the only guide available that covers all the major climbing areas in the state. Traditional and sport climbers from the beginner to expert will find a superb sampling of hundreds of routes in the 25 areas covered--including 300 new routes that were not in the first edition. This fully revised and expanded guidebook offers first-hand information for climbers, including area overviews and climbing histories, route betas and topos, color maps and photos, equipment recommendations, approach and descent information, and listings for shops, gyms, and guide services. Stunning action photos round out the package to make Rock Climbing Utah an essential source for visitng and local climbers alike.

Advanced Rock Climbing

Author : John Long
ISBN : 1575400758
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 74. 51 MB
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A mammoth effort and the final word on climbing techniques, this guide is for the established climber to refine and polish form.

Rock Climbing Virginia West Virginia And Maryland

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 9780762795864
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 80. 54 MB
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This revised and updated guidebook--now in full color--provides rock climbers with information on the best climbs in Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, accompanied with color action photographs, climbing history for each area, route ratings and trip planning information, pitch-by-pitch written descriptions, detailed color topos and clear overview photos, descent information and gear recommendations.

Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park

Author : Alan Watts
ISBN : 9781461745853
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 20. 87 MB
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The comprehensive guide to the place that brought sport climbing to North America— a full-color, thoroughly updated new edition Smith Rock State Park. It was on the impressive crags of this Oregon hideaway that American sport climbing came into its own, and to this day, some of the hardest climbs in the United States are found on these walls. Alan Watts, who has played a leading role in the development of this popular rock-climbing destination, details more than 1,700 routes at Smith Rock and the surrounding area. This new edition updates hundreds of routes, includes hundreds of new ones, and has new photos of each crag, wall, and route. No other guide is as comprehensive or thorough, and no author more respected for his intimate knowledge of one of the world's most popular climbing destinations.

Learning To Climb Indoors

Author : Eric Horst
ISBN : 9780762792740
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 27. 77 MB
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The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing. Veteran climber, performance coach, and renowned author Eric J. Hörst gives you all the information you need to get started and have fun. From what to expect on your first visit to a climbing gym to in-depth instruction on climbing techniques, tactics, strategy, and taking your indoor climbing skills outside, this guide will take you through your first few days—and years—as a climber. Hörst covers basic gear, fundamental safety techniques, and the importance of personal one-on-one instruction at the gym. Chapters on mental control, physical conditioning, and self-assessment round out the training. And as you progress, advice on advanced techniques and tactics will help you conquer the steepest walls. This revised and fully updated edition includes a new section on youth climbing as well as more information on taking your indoor-climbing skills outside onto real rock. Full color photos round out the package to make Learning to Climb Indoors an indispensable resource for new climbers.

Rock Climbing Montana

Author : Randall Green
ISBN : 1560444657
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 28. 85 MB
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Basic primer of over 500 recommended climbing routes throughout Montana. Includes route descriptions and maps.

Climbing Anchors

Author : John Long
ISBN : 9781493001330
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 56. 2 MB
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This completely revised and updated edition with all new color photos brings together in a single volume the anchoring systems most popular among climbers. Most climbers today learn their craft on artificial climbing walls and on sport routes with fixed protection. Their first efforts to lead on trad routes often come as a rude shock--they find that they haven't the skills and training to safeguard the climb or to set up solid belays. This new edition of Climbing Anchors is the climber's complete and authoritative source of information on protection, from fundamental knots to sophisticated rigging and equalizing skills.

Better Bouldering

Author : John Sherman
ISBN : 9780762775583
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 61. 11 MB
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This thoroughly revised and updated new edition of Better Bouldering presents all the techniques and tricks gleaned from the thirty-year bouldering career of John Sherman, America's most noted and notorious bouldering guru. Sharing the most recent trends in techniques, equipment, and injury treatment and prevention, Sherman imparts his insider knowledge of the sport through colorful instructional text and “combat” stories from his own bouldering career—allowing both beginning and accomplished boulderers to learn from the author's mistakes rather than their own. Among the guest contributors for this new edition are top boulderers Paul Robinson, the 2008 ABS national champion, writing on gyms and competitions; and Angie Payne, the first American female to climb V13, who shares a woman's perspective on bouldering. More than 300 new color photos taken at the most popular bouldering locales throughout America and the world clearly demonstrate in dramatic fashion the concepts explained in the always entertaining text.

Rock Climbing Connecticut

Author : David Fasulo
ISBN : 0762722142
Genre : Travel
File Size : 87. 34 MB
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Covers the well-known traprock crags as well as lesser-known climbing areas. Ragged Mountain, Pinnacle Rock, Cathole Pass, and other crags offer climbs ranging from moderate fives to tough 5.12. Detailed route descriptions, maps, and topos are included. *This title is sold at a maximum discount of 42%.

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