Rock Climbing Anchors: A Comprehensive Guide (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

By | January 10, 2018
Rock Climbing Anchors: A Comprehensive Guide (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert) Author Craig Luebben
ISBN-10 1594850062
ISBN-13 9781594850066
Year 0000-00-00
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher The Mountaineers Books
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CLICK HERE to download the chapter called Anchor Basics from Rock Climbing Anchors Provide us with a little information and we ll send your download directly to your inbox Climbing anchors allow climbers to safely defy gravity Solid anchors and proper rope techniques can prevent a fall from turning into a catastrophe while bad anchors are an accident waiting to happen says certified guide Craig Luebben who invented his own type of climbing protection the Big Bro Since then he taught rock climbing to hundreds of clients and has conducted self rescue clinics across the United States He distills more than twenty five years of experience into Rock Climbing Anchors This entry in the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert Series for intermediate to advanced climbers presents modern anchoring ideas and techniques for top roping rappelling sport climbing traditional rock climbing and mountaineering all in one comprehensive guide Luebben covers the finer points of all types of commonly used anchors removable anchors including hexes wired nuts tri cams expanding wedges expandable tubes and cams natural anchors such as trees and boulders and fixed anchors like bolts and pitons Photos show a variety of gear placements accompanied by discussion of the pros and cons of each

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