Falcon Guides Climbing Anchors

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Back up your anchor-building knowledge with Bob Gaines and John Long's Climbing Anchors Field Guide from The Globe Pequot Press. Take this book to the crag with you for on-site reference on proper placement, how to configure natural anchors, passive chocks, camming devices, bolts, fall forces, knots, and belay, toprope, and rappel anchors.

- Mountain Gear

Being able to place good, solid anchors is the foundation of becoming a good climber. Learn from the experts in the illustrated and fully updated Climbing Anchors.


Climbing Anchors provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-understand information on how to place protection and construct secure anchors to safeguard your life.


Climbing Anchors Field Guide by John Long & Bob Gaines Good, solid anchors are essential for safe rock climbing. If you understand the principles behind anchor construction and the fundamentals of good anchors but want to have the details conveniently available once you're at the cliff, this handbook is perfect for you. Specifically geared for on-site use, Climbing Anchors Field Guide is an easy-to-follow visual reference packed with essential reminders on how to place reliable protection and construct secure anchors in a variety of real-world climbing situations. Inside you'll find: Natural anchors Passive chocks Spring-loaded camming devices Bolts Fall forces Judging the direction of pull Knots for anchoring Belay anchors Toprope anchors Rappel anchors

- Bentgate.com