Crack climbing is the truth you seek. What's more, this addictive passion is generally legal, and often safe. Learn to tackle everything from low-angle slab cracks to soaring splitters. Through text, colour photos, and illustrations, this guide clearly demonstrates and explains how to climb cracks successfully and almost painlessly. Starting with an overview of the unique crack types found at the world's most famous climbing areas, the authors move on to cover jamming (finger, hand, fist, foot, body); strategies for chimneys, liebacks, underclings and roof cracks; leading safely and placing pro; efficient movement; strength recovery; and building the psychological edge you need to be a successful crack climber.
|Author||Lisa Gnade, Steve Petro|