Rock Climbing Anchors 2nd Edition

The material presented here is important for any climber who uses anchors, from beginner to intermediate to advanced rock climbers, alpinists, and mountaineers. We assume the reader has basic climbing skills and knowledge, ...

Rock Climbing Anchors  2nd Edition

Seminal book updated by author of the acclaimed Advanced Rock Climbing Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions 400 new color photos demonstrate techniques For this new edition of Rock Climbing Anchors, climber and writer Topher Donahue carefully reviewed each technique and lesson, making them even easier to understand and learn. Key updates include: Improved content hierarchy, reading efficiency, and technique emphasis Pros vs. Cons comparison lists Technological advances and changes in gear and standards Graphic illustrations of forces, movement, "right" vs. "wrong" technique, and more New section on anchor considerations for the climbing gym New distinction between "anchor" and "placement" or "piece"

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Rock Climbing Anchors, 2nd Edition
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Topher Donahue, Craig Luebben
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-01 - Publisher: Mountaineers Books

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Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Topher Donahoe, Craig Luebben
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-22 - Publisher: Mountaineers Books

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Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Martin Volken, Scott Schell, Margaret Wheeler
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

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Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: John Long, Bob Gaines
Categories: Sports & Recreation
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