The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques A Comprehensive Handbook for Climbers (Paperback)
|Author: Nigel Shepherd|
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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|
From the Publisher:
The Sport of Climbing has become extremely popular in recent years. For LCimbers of all abilities, from novice to professional climbing instructors, this is the book to have.