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How To Climb 5.12

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In the sport of rock climbing, 5.12 is a magical grade. Looked upon as the ¿door¿ to the elite levels of difficulty, 5.12 is believed by many intermediate climbers to be out of their reach ¿ but that¿s where How to Climb 5.12 comes into play. This performance manual dispels the myth surrounding 5.12 and teaches average climbers that they can achieve heights previously considered the exclusive domain of the full-time climber.

How to Climb 5.12 can help intermediate climbers make the physical and mental jump to advanced climbing ability. It offers streamlined tips and suggestions on such critical issues as cutting-edge strength training, mental training, and climbing strategy. How to Climb 5.12 is the perfect manual to guide you on the road to mastery ¿ and to help make the trip as short as possible.

Inside you¿ll find: a self-assessment test to optimize your training; techniques and drills for accelerated learning of climbing skills; exercises for building strength and endurance; strategies for managing fear and building confidence; tactics for on-sight climbing and working redpoint projects.

Synopsis:

A manual for intermediate climbers to make the physical and mental jump to advanced climbing ability. It offers streamlined tips and suggestions on such critical issues as cutting-edge strength training, mental training, and climbing strategy.

Synopsis:

In the sport of rock climbing, 5.12 is a magical grade of difficulty--the rating that separates intermediate climbers from the sport's elite. Many intermediate climbers mistakenly believe that climbs of 5.12 difficulty are simply beyond their reach. This revised and updated edition of Eric Horst's best-selling instructional manual dispels that myth, and teaches average climbers how they can achieve heights previously considered the exclusive domain of the full-time climber. How to Climb 5.12 is a performance guidebook that will help climbers attain the most rapid gains in climbing ability possible. It offers streamlined tips and suggestions on such critical issues as cutting-edge strength training, mental training, and climbing strategy. How to Climb 5.12 is the perfect manual to help intermediate climbers quickly along the road to mastery.

About the Author

Eric Horst has been climbing for over 25 years. He is the author of Rock Climbing Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, and Training for Climbing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762725762
Author:
Horst, Eric J.
Publisher:
FalconGuides
Location:
Guilford, Conn.
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Rock climbing
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
How To Climb Series
Series Volume:
108-88
Publication Date:
20030901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
69 bandw photographs, 9 diagrams, glossa
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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A manual for intermediate climbers to make the physical and mental jump to advanced climbing ability. It offers streamlined tips and suggestions on such critical issues as cutting-edge strength training, mental training, and climbing strategy.

"Synopsis" by ,
In the sport of rock climbing, 5.12 is a magical grade of difficulty--the rating that separates intermediate climbers from the sport's elite. Many intermediate climbers mistakenly believe that climbs of 5.12 difficulty are simply beyond their reach. This revised and updated edition of Eric Horst's best-selling instructional manual dispels that myth, and teaches average climbers how they can achieve heights previously considered the exclusive domain of the full-time climber. How to Climb 5.12 is a performance guidebook that will help climbers attain the most rapid gains in climbing ability possible. It offers streamlined tips and suggestions on such critical issues as cutting-edge strength training, mental training, and climbing strategy. How to Climb 5.12 is the perfect manual to help intermediate climbers quickly along the road to mastery.

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