The Mountaineers Books Bouldering: Movement, Tactics, and Problem Solving

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Peter Beal's Bouldering: Movement, Tactics, and Problem Solving book demonstrates not just the basics of how to boulder, but also how to get better at it & take it to the next level. Whether you're a beginning climber who just started at the local gym, a competitive sport climber looking for a new challenge, or an aging alpinist who needs to take a season off from high-altitude, this guidebook offers something for everyone pursuing the art of bouldering: gear, movement, tactics, training, injury prevention, competitions, and more.

- Mountain Gear

The latest addition to the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert Series, BOULDERING: MOVEMENT, TACTICS, AND PROBLEM SOLVING demonstrates not just the basics of how to boulder, but also how to get better at it and take it to the next level. Whether you're a beginning climber who just started at the local gym, a competitive sport climber looking for a new challenge, or an aging alpinist who needs to take a season off from high-altitude, this guidebook offers something for everyone pursuing the art of bouldering: gear; movement; tactics; training; injury prevention; competitions; and more. Contributing photography and insights come from climbers such as Dave Graham, Jamie Emerson, Paul Robinson, Chris Schulte, Daniel Woods, Ty Landman, and many others, and an appendix highlights many of the top bouldering destinations all over the world.

- Summit Hut

"Mountaineers Books Books Bouldering Movement Tactics 9781594855009. 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)"

- CampSaver.com

Those sheer, overhung boulders sure can be a hassle to stand on top of. The Mountaineers Books' Bouldering book teaches aspiring climbers how to pull pebbles properly. All sorts of techniques, workouts, and recovery methods are explained in this intuitive instruction. There are even tips on how to spot and fall, because you aren't doing it right if you aren't falling.

- Backcountry.com

Bouldering: Movement, Tactics, and Problem Solving is your step-by-step guide to the techniques you'll need to suceed-and have more fun-when bouldering.

- REI

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