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. Author: Craig Luebben. Softcover; 250 pages; black-and-white photos; illustrations. The Mountaineer Books; copyright 2007. Author is an American Moutain Guide Association (AMGA) certified rock guide and instructor. Read the very latest in anchoring theory and techniques, including the pros and cons of specific gear placement and anchor rigging strategies. For climbers who want to create secure and effecient anchors for top-roping, rappelling, mountaineering, sport climbing and trad climbing. Learning exercises reinforce key skills. Proper gear placement and chor rigging shown in more than 300 photos.
Climbing anchors allow climbers to safely defy gravity. Solid anchors and proper rope techniques can prevent a fall from turning into a catastrophe, while bad anchors are an accident waiting to happen, says certified guide Craig Luebben, who invented his own type of climbing protection, the Big Bro. Since then, he has taught rock climbing to hundreds of clients and has conducted self-rescue clinics across the United States. He distills more than twenty-five years of experience into Rock Climbing Anchors.
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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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