Complete Guide To Rope Techniques: A Comprehensive Handbook For Climbers (Guide To Series)

Complete Guide To Rope Techniques: A Comprehensive Handbook For Climbers (Guide To Series)

Complete Guide to Rope Techniques: A Comprehensive Handbook For Climbers (Guide to Series)

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.

From the Back Cover

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...

Related Books