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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.
Enhance your climbing knowledge with the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-understand information on how to place protection and construct secure anchors with John Long's Climbing Anchors from Globe Pequot Press. Author of the definitive instructional manual How to Rock Climb!, Long applies the same clear, concise, and entertaining prose to this updated edition, illustrated with more than 100 photos by professional climbing guide and instructor Bob Gaines.
- 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. Authors: John Long and Bob Gaines. Softcover; 225 pages; black-and-white photographs. The Globe Pequot Press; copyright 2013. Find out how to place protection and construct secure anchors with this easy-to-understand guide that takes you through each technique, step-by-step. This updated version is illustrated with more than 100 photographs to enhance understanding of each piece of gear and each technique. Sized as a reference guide you'd want to use away from the wall or crag,.
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