Synopses & Reviews
Gear, ropes and knots, technique, training, destinations Step-by-step photos and illustrations
A colorful, clear, comprehensive reference for climbers of all skill levels. Here in one volume is a basic guide to the equipment and techniques for rock and wall climbing, training the mind and body, and the vitally important skills of safety and first aid. A chapter on where and when to climb highlights some of the best sites around the world, with detailed maps and locations of climbing gyms.
A basic, richly illustrated guide to gear and technique, including ropes and knots, training, destinations. For climbers of all skill levels.