The Mountaineers Books Climbing: From Gym To Crag

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Climbing: From Gym to Crag helps indoor climbers safely make the transition from a controlled climbing environment, which requires few technical skills and presents no objective dangers, to the outdoor environment, where the risks and rewards require a well-honed set of basic skills and awareness. Each of the four sections-Indoor Climbing, Sport Climbing, Traditional Climbing, and Retreat Techniques-contains instructional chapters on safety, belaying, technique, leading, and anchors. Transitional skills are taught in a logical progression so climbers can begin at the point in the text that their skills dictate. Key Transition Exercises walk climbers through steps on the ground so they can safely master techniques that are not found indoors or are done differently outdoors.

- Summit Hut

Description of Mountaineers Books Climbing From Gym to CragBuilding Skills for Real RockGetting strong and learning to climb hard routes in the gym doesnt prepare you for climbing outdoors where anything can happen. Climbing From Gym to Crag is written by experts who teach climbing for a living. These long-time instructors have a clear, practical understanding of the different skills and techniques needed to go from climbing in the gym to climbing on real rock. From building anchors to leading and self-rescue, theyll teach you how to make the transition safely.FeaturesWritten by S. Peter Lewis and Dan CauthornSurpasses other training guides with a new level of instruction, clarity, and safetyKey Transition Exercises teach you the vital skills on the groundIllustrated with more than 150 photosComplements any indoor or outdoor climbing course192 Pages

- US Outdoor Store

Getting strong and learning to climb hard routes in the gym doesnt prepare you for climbing outdoors where anything can happen.

- GearX.com

The Mountaineers Books Climbing: From Gym to Crag helps you transition your plastic pulling prowess into the rock climbing world. Separate sections on indoor, sport, and trad climbing cover the gear, instruction, techniques, and physicality involved in each style. From building anchors to self-rescue, this book assists you into the vertical world safely.

- Backcountry.com

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