The Mountaineers Books Rock Climbing: Mastering Basic Skills

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Learn key climbing moves: foot positions, hand grips, body positions, and how to use them precisely to smear, crimp and lockoff. The author is a American Mountain Guide Association certified rock guide and instructor with more than 20 years as an author and climbing guide. Going beyond basic static moves, he emphasizes dynamic movement and climbing efficiency to make the most of your strength and to suit face climbs, cracks, sport, trad, and multi-pitch. Learn to stay within your abilities, how to evaluate potential hazards and avoid them. Topics also include: gear, knots, anchors, belaying, top-roping, rappelling, aid climbing, bouldering, training, and self-rescue. Illustrated with over 150 photos.

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Author Craig Luebben
Language English
Pages 304
Edition 1st
ISBN 9780898867435
Made in USA