Globe Pequot Press: Complete Guide To Rope Techniques: A Comprehensive Handbook for Climbers

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Description

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.

Features

  • Author: Nigel Shepherd
  • Covers:
  • 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

Specifications

Paperback:360 pages
ISBN:978-0762746781
Edition:2nd
Date Published:September 1, 2007
Dimensions:4.5 x 0.6 x 6.7 in
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