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Climbing Anchors Field Guide (How to Climb)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Good, solid anchors are essential for safe rock climbing. If you understand the principles behind anchor construction and the fundamentals of good anchors but want to have the details conveniently available once youre at the cliff, this handbook is perfect for you. Specifically geared for on-site use, Climbing Anchors Field Guide is an easy-to-follow visual reference packed with essential reminders on how to place reliable protection and construct secure anchors in a variety of real-world climbing situations.

 

Inside youll find:

• Natural anchors

• Passive chocks

• Spring-loaded

  camming devices

• Bolts

• Fall forces

• Judging the

  direction of pull

• Knots for anchoring

• Belay anchors

• Toprope anchors

• Rappel anchors 

Synopsis:

With more than 100 photos and detailed captions showing how to create safe and simple rock-climbing anchoring systems, this is a take-to-the-crag companion book to our huge-selling Climbing Anchors.

 

Designed for quick use by climbers on site, this book shows how to properly place and configure natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, toprope anchors and rappel anchors. This field guide is up to date with the essential knowledge every climber can depend on.

Synopsis:

This basic reference guide has more than 100 photos with detailed captions that show how to create safe and simple rock-climbing anchoring systems. Designed for quick use by climbers on site, this book shows how to properly place and configure natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, toprope anchors and rappel anchors. The photos are provided by instructor Bob Gaines, a noted rock climbing instructor at Joshua Tree National Park in California. This field guide is up to date with the essential knowledge every climber can depend on.

John Long’s bestselling climbing guides have sold more than a million copies. A legendary rock climber, he was the first to ascend El Capitan in one day, and he’s traversed Borneo from coast to coast. He lives in Venezuela and in Venice, California.

About the Author

John Long is a legendary rock climber, world adventurer, and top-selling author in the outdoor industry (more than a million copies in print). His feats include the first one-day ascent of El Capitan and a coast-to-coast traverse of Borneo. He has written numerous books, including the best-selling How to Rock Climb!, the world's foremost book of climbing instruction, now in its fourth edition, and he has coauthored Climbing Anchors, Advanced Rock Climbing, and Big Walls. He resides in Venezuela and in Venice, California.

 

Bob Gaines is an American Mountain Guides Association Certified Rock Climbing Guide and the owner/director of an AMGA-accredited rock climbing school based at Joshua Tree National Park, California. He lives in Irvine, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762745043
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Subject:
Mountaineering
Author:
Gaines, Bob
Author:
Long, John
Author:
Long1, John
Subject:
Rock climbing
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
How To Climb Series
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
136 b/w photos throughout
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 4.25 in

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Product details 128 pages Falcon - English 9780762745043 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,

With more than 100 photos and detailed captions showing how to create safe and simple rock-climbing anchoring systems, this is a take-to-the-crag companion book to our huge-selling Climbing Anchors.

 

Designed for quick use by climbers on site, this book shows how to properly place and configure natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, toprope anchors and rappel anchors. This field guide is up to date with the essential knowledge every climber can depend on.

"Synopsis" by ,
This basic reference guide has more than 100 photos with detailed captions that show how to create safe and simple rock-climbing anchoring systems. Designed for quick use by climbers on site, this book shows how to properly place and configure natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, toprope anchors and rappel anchors. The photos are provided by instructor Bob Gaines, a noted rock climbing instructor at Joshua Tree National Park in California. This field guide is up to date with the essential knowledge every climber can depend on.

John Long’s bestselling climbing guides have sold more than a million copies. A legendary rock climber, he was the first to ascend El Capitan in one day, and he’s traversed Borneo from coast to coast. He lives in Venezuela and in Venice, California.

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