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Rock Climbing

Author : Scott Wurdinger
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Examines many aspects of rock climbing, including equipment, fundamental skills, and ways to get started.

Rock Climbing

Author : Paul Mason
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The World’s Hottest Climbing Locations and Techniques

Knack Rock Climbing

Author : Stewart M. Green
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Knack Rock Climbing gets people started by giving them fundamental knowledge about climbing, equipment, movement, and safety.

Rock Climbing

Author : Wilderness Education Association
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Rock climbing has been growing in popularity since the 1930s, and it’s no wonder. This exciting activity lets you spend time in the outdoors while challenging yourself both physically and mentally and bonding with friends and family. With the increasing availability of a variety of climbing venues, including indoor climbing gyms, it’s easier than ever to try rock climbing. Rock Climbing is the perfect book for anyone who wants to develop the skills. Rock Climbing will help you explore one of the world’s fastest-growing activities safely and successfully. The experts at the Wilderness Education Association ensure you learn proper technique, which is essential to a safe and enjoyable experience. They prepare you for your adventure with information on fitness and conditioning, equipment and gear selection, and nutrition. Safety skills are integrated throughout the book. You’ll learn how you can use indoor climbing to practice basic skills before moving on to refine and build on those skills in the outdoors. You’ll find easy-to-follow instruction of climbing fundamentals, including knots, belaying, building anchor systems, moving on rock, descending, and lead climbing, giving you all the skills and knowledge you need to be a capable beginning climber. Throughout the book the authors share consumer, technique, and safety tips collected from their years of experience as both climbers and instructors. They also list Web sites to help you find climbing organizations, shop for equipment and gear, plan outdoor climbing trips, and more. The book also includes Success Check questions for each chapter that will help you test your climbing knowledge. Use Rock Climbing to join the millions of other climbing enthusiasts around the world. This complete resource will teach you all the essential information for a successful rock climbing adventure!

Rock Climbing

Author : Dariusz Kwasny
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Rock climbing is a very healthy and challenging physical activity. In this activity climbers climb up the natural or artificial rocks and try to reach the end point through a pre decided route without falling. There is great variety of rocks in all over the world and to complete all these difficult routes climbing equipments play a significant role. History of rock climbing began in 1880 in the Lake District and Wales in the Great Britain. Walter Parry Haskett Smith was first solo climber in 1880. In 1887 George Winkler began sport of rock climbing. Every country has developed its own style of climbing depending on its geographical and weather conditions. It is not only considered as mountaineering but it is also a well groomed sport. Rock climbing is very good for mind and body and it measures climbers strength, ability, balance and mental control. It builds muscles, boost heart beat and make body flexible. It also burns calories. It also develops the qualities of facing challenges, trust, teamwork and to fight with problems. Some major types of rock climbing are free soloing, free climbing, aid climbing, bouldering and deep water soloing. There are many famous rock climbers in the world like Chris Sharma, Steph Devis, Catherine Destivelle, Dean Potter and Alex Honnold. Some basic climbing equipments are rope, cord and webbing, carabiners, quickdraws, harnesses, belay device, rappel device, ascenders and sling.

Rock Climbing Connecticut

Author : David Fasulo
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Want to go vertical? Let Rock Climbing Connecticut point you to the best ascents in the state. Scale the rock at Ragged Mountain, jam your way up the cracks at Chatfield Hollow State Park, and get pumped on the bouldering circuit at 7 Falls State Park. What Connecticut climbs lack in vertical height, they more than make up for in steep and sustained adventure. Inside you'll find information on the best climbing routes and bouldering problems at many favorite areas, along with protection information and gear recommendations that will keep you heading to the top. You'll find: detailed topos for all the major crags; descriptions of hundreds of routes; background and historical information on many of the crags; easy-to-follow driving and approach directions to climbing and bouldering destinations.

Rock Climbing

Author : Neil Champion
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Discusses basic techniques, equipment, and strategies necessary to maximize skills in rock climbing.

Rock Climbing Washington

Author : Jeff Smoot
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This updated edition of Rock Climbing Washington features more than 1,500 routes throughout the state of Washington. Explore the granite cliffs of Index, Leavenworth, Darrington, and Tieton River Canyon; tackle the exposed alpine routes on the spires at Washington Pass; or hang from steep sport climbs at North Bend, Frenchman Coulee, and Marcus and China Bend near Spokane.

Rock Climbing

Author : Tom Greve
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Updated for 2020. Discover the exciting sport of rock climbing. Examine safety equipment and the preparations necessary to scale steep rock walls.

Rock Climbing

Author : Jennifer Fandel
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An introduction to rock climbing describes the equipment, skills, history, and safety measures associated with the activity.