Advanced Rock Climbing
A Step-by-step Guide to Improving SkillsBook - 2008
This authoritative and comprehensive guide to advanced climbing techniques is aimed at climbers with previous outdoor experience who wish to develop their skills, take their pursuit to new levels, and discover new terrains. Aspects of climbing such as multipitch climbs, abseiling and climbing in big crag and mountain environments are explored in detail, together with essential safety topics such as self-rescue, emergency ropework, first aid, advanced navigation and mountain weather forecasting. For the competitively oriented, an advanced training section provides expert professional advice on how to maximize training sessions to achieve the ultimate in strength and endurance. Last, but not least, a glossy photographic feature highlights some of the best and most glorious climbing locations around the world. With expert instruction, step-by-step features and over 300 superb action photographs and illustrations, this is the essential handbook for all rock climbing enthusiasts.
Publisher: London : Southwater, c2008
Characteristics: 128 p. ill. ; 23 cm
Call Number: 796.5223 CREASEY