The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques : A Comprehensive Handbook for Climbers (Paperback)

Author: Shepherd, Nigel

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Essential reading for beginners, advanced climbers, and professional instructors For climbers of all abilities, understanding and executing efficient rope management is crucial for safe climbing. The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques provides the essential knowledge needed for normal day-to-day climbing, from basic tying-on and belaying methods to more advanced skills needed for competitive climbing. Each technique is presented in a simple and straightforward manner and is broken down into its individual components. Look inside to find: - Useful knots and basic techniques- Top and bottom roping- Snow, rock, and ice anchors- Abseiling- Ascending a fixed rope- Escaping from the system- Direct belays and belaying techniques- Glacier travel and crevasse rescue- Improvised rescues- Short roping- Double-rope technique- Single pitch climbing- And much more

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Publisher Globe Pequot Pr
Mfg Part# 9780762746781
SKU 204842463
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0762746785
Release Date 10/1/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0358
Publisher Falcon Press Publishing
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