Rock Climbing: Mastering Basic Skills (2nd Edition) (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

Rock Climbing: Mastering Basic Skills (2nd Edition) (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

Craig Luebben, Topher Donahue


• nearly 35 new innovations, defense concerns, and subjects
• nationwide outside ebook Award winner in first edition
• First variation of this renowned identify has bought 50,000 copies

Thousands of rock climbers have discovered the game utilizing Craig Luebben’s seminal and bestselling textual content, mountaineering: getting to know easy abilities. Now Craig’s good friend and fellow climber Topher Donahue brings the content material as much as present criteria and contains technological advances, whereas conserving Craig’s complete technique. An award-winning climber in his personal correct, Topher makes use of his writing and images abilities to simplify the advanced global of recent hiking method and divulges the concept approach in the back of secure and useful hiking methods.

This second edition contains eu mountain climbing suggestions that provide choices to these characteristically taught in North the USA. Topher has additionally included new classes derived from injuries due, partly, to the elevated acclaim for hiking. additionally present in this edition:

• Over 10,000 extra phrases and a hundred twenty five extra photos
• 3 never-before-published thoughts: Adjustable Hitch, excessive Friction Tubes, and Bight Method
• specified technical updates throughout
• New contrast among “anchor” (a staff of placements, items, or bolts used on the finish of a pitch or for high rope or rappel setup) and “placement” or “piece” (individual cams, nuts, etc., utilized in teams to make an anchor or used separately as safeguard on a pitch)

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