The Mountaineers Books Rock Climbing Anchors - A Comprehensive Guide

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This essential guide covers everything you need to know to set rock-solid climbing anchors for intermediate to advanced climbers.


"Mountaineers Books Books Partners West Rock Climbing 2nd Ed: Mastering Basic Skills 9781590000000. Now Craig's friend and fellow climber Topher Donahue brings the content up to current standards and includes technological advances while preserving Craig's comprehensive approach. An award-winning climber in his own right Topher uses his writing and photography skills to simplify the complex world of modern climbing technique and reveals the thought process behind safe and practical climbing methods. This second edition includes European climbing techniques that offer alternatives to those traditionally taught in North America. Topher has also incorporated new lessons derived from accidents due in part to the increased popularity of climbing. Also found in this edition: Over 10000 more words and 125 more photos; Three never-before-published techniques: Adjustable Hitch High Friction Tubes and Bight Method; Detailed technical updates throughout; New distinction between anchor (a group of placements pieces or bolts used at the end of a pitch or for top rope or rappel setup) and placement or piece (individual cams nuts etc. used in groups to make an anchor or used individually as protection on a pitch)"


Finding your next hold and all of the other important facets of rock climbing are sure to become as easy as 1-2-3 whenever you have Rock Climbing Anchors: A Comprehensive Guide on your side. PRODUCT FEATURES: 250 Pages By: Craig Luebben Proper gear placement and anchor rigging shown in more than 300 photos

- Appalachian Outdoors

Description of Mountaineers Books Rock Climbing Anchors A Comprehensive GuideCertified rock guide Craig Luebben is so attuned to the finer points of rock climbing anchors that he used his engineering background to invent his own type of climbing protection, the Big Bro. Now, in Rock Climbing Anchors, he presents the very latest in anchoring theory and techniques, including the pros and cons of specific gear placements and anchor rigging strategies. For climbers who want to creat safe and efficient anchors for top-roping, rappelling, mountaineering, sport climbing and trad climbing Rock Climbing Anchors is the source. FeaturesWritten by Craig Luebben256 PagesPaperbackFor intermediate to advanced climbersAuthor is an American Mountain Guide Association AMGA certified rock guide and instructorLearning exercises reinforce key skillsProper gear placement and anchor rigging shown in more than 300 photos

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