The sport of climbing has become extremely popular in recent years. For climbers of all abilities, from beginners through professional climbing instructors, the book to have is The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques, 2nd by Nigel Shepherd. A first-class climber, instructor, and professional mountain guide, Shepherd covers everything from the most basic rope techniques to the advanced skills needed for competitive climbing. Topics covered include: top and bottom roping; snow, rock, and ice anchors; abseiling; glacier travel and crevasse rescue; short roping; the double rope technique; retreating from a climb; rope tricks for adventure-climbing activities; and much more.
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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
· 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 moreAbout the Author:
Nigel Shepherd is a professional mountain guide and was the Training Officer to the British Association of Mountain Guides, serving also as its president. He has climbed and guided extensively throughout the world. His writing and photographs are widely published in the outdoor media.
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