Complete Guide to Rope Techniques: A Comprehensive Handbook For Climbers (Guide to Series)

Complete Guide to Rope Techniques: A Comprehensive Handbook For Climbers (Guide to Series) by Nigel Shepherd

Title: Complete Guide to Rope Techniques: A Comprehensive Handbook For Climbers (Guide to Series)
Author: Nigel Shepherd
ISBN10: 0762746785
ISBN13: 978-0762746781
Publisher: Falcon Guides; 2nd edition (September 1, 2007)
Language: English
Subcategory: Mountaineering
Size PDF: 1655 kb
Size Fb2: 1581 kb
Rating: 4.7/5
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Pages: 360 pages
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Complete Guide to Rope Techniques: A Comprehensive Handbook For Climbers (Guide to Series) by Nigel Shepherd


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The sport of climbing has become extremely popular in recent years. For climbers of all abilities, from beginners through professional climbing instructors, the book to have is The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques, 2nd by Nigel Shepherd. A first-class climber, instructor, and professional mountain guide, Shepherd covers everything from the most basic rope techniques to the advanced skills needed for competitive climbing. Topics covered include: top and bottom roping; snow, rock, and ice anchors; abseiling; glacier travel and crevasse rescue; short roping; the double rope technique; retreating from a climb; rope tricks for adventure-climbing activities; and much more.