A nuts-and-bolts guide, How to Rock Climb by John Long serves as an introduction to rock climbing for beginners and helps intermediate climbers hone their knowledge of the sport.

  • Thoroughly updated with more than 400 color photographs and illustrations
  • Revised and updated to reflect modern standards of equipment, technique, and training methods
  • Includes sections on face climbing, crack climbing, getting off the rock, sport climbing, and much more
  • Stresses safety and simplicity with special emphasis on setting protection and building reliable anchors
  • Equipment, including ropes, anchors, and belay devices
  • Footwork and handhold positions
  • Finger, hand, and off-width cracks
  • Sport climbing and traditional climbing
  • Lead climbing and top-roping
  • Downclimbing and rappelling
  • Training, including bouldering and climbing gyms
  • 5th edition, 2010
  • 320 pages; measures: 7.5 x 9.25 in.
  • Author: John Long, a legendary rock climber
  • Publisher: Falcon Guides
Country of OriginImported
Style Number1317007
Product SKU20517200012
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