The Mountaineers Books Rock Climbing: Mastering Basic Skills
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Expert instruction for the beginner to intermediate rock climber.
Rock Climbing: Mastering Basic Skills by Craig Luebben is an instructional guide for beginning to intermediate climbers covering the basics on a myriad of topics including: gear, knots, belaying, top-roping, anchors, sport and trad climbing, bouldering, aid-climbing, rappelling, multi-pitch free climbing, self-rescue and training.
- Mountain Gear
20 year mountain guide veteran, Craig Luebben, has taught rock climbing basics to hundreds of his clients and has also conducted self-rescue clinics all across the U.S. In this instructional guide, he presents the most common foot positions, hand grips, and body positions and how to use them precisely, from the smear to the crimp to the twistlock. He also emphasizes a dynamic style of movement for the greatest climbing efficiency. This book pushes safety and how to stay within your abilities, Impotant subjects covered are: risk management, face climbing, crack climbing, gear, knots, anchors, belaying, toproping, sport climbing, trad climbing, multi-pitch free climbs, rappelling, aid climbing, bouldering, training, and self-rescue. PRODUCT FEATURES: Author: Craig Luebben ISBN: 9780898867435
- Appalachian Outdoors
Expert instruction for the beginning to intermediate rock climber. Author: Craig Luebben. Softcover; 301pages; black-and-white photographs. Mountaineers Books; copyright 2004. Authored by an American Mountain Guide Association (AMAGA) certified rock guide. Comprehensive instruction in top roping, sport climbing, traditional climbing and bouldering. Step-by-step technique illustrated in more than 300 photos. Learning exercises to reinforce key skills. Emphasizes safety procedures. Learn a dynamic style of movement for the greatest climbing efficiency, how to avoid and escape hazardous situations, and much more.