How to Rock Climb!, now in its fourth edition, is the world's top instructional book on climbing.
How to Rock Climb!, now in its fourth edition, is the world's top instructional book on climbing. All the fundamentals--from ethics to getting up the rock--are presented in John Long's classic style.Features: Revised and updated to reflect the modern standards of equipment, technique, and training methods, this guide includes sections on face climbing; crack climbing; ropes, anchors, and belays; getting off the rock; sport climbing; and more. This guide serves as an introduction to rock climbing for beginners, and helps the intermediate climbers hone their knowledge of the sport. In clear, concise, and entertaining prose, veteran rock climber John Long provides the basics and distills the intricacies of modern technical rock climbing in all its diverse forms. John Long is a legendary rock climber, world adventurer, and best-seller in the outdoor industry.
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Author John Long