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Sport Climbing

    Sport Climbing

    Sport Climbing: From Top Rope to Redpoint, Techniques for Climbing Success is the essential guide to improving your overall ability as a climber. See details

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    Sport Climbing: From Top Rope to Redpoint, Techniques for Climbing Success is the essential guide to improving your overall ability as a climber.

    • Author: Andrew Bisharat
    • Softcover; 254 pages; black-and-white photographs
    • The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2009
    • Offers tips on gear, techniques, falling, belaying, projecting routes and redpointing

    Sport climbers often project a route that tests their physical limits in hopes of an eventual completion, regardless of the number of attempts. Succeeding requires a solid understanding of belaying and other climbing techniques that are used in various climbing disciplines, but are detailed here specifically for sport climbing.

    Targeting varying abilities, Sport Climbing teaches climbers how to rehearse moves and train for routes, how to get through the pump, how to fight until the end of a pitch, how to stay composed when tired and how to best use their bodies to climb efficiently and expertly. Whether inspiring new climbers to learn the nuances of scaling vertical terrain, or delving into a deeper, more conceptual understanding of how to go about projecting a route, Andrew Bisharat brings confidence and a level of practicality to the sport. He demonstrates how skills specific to redpointing transfer over to traditional climbing, making this a must-have book for any climber. Featuring tips from famous climbers such as Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, the author brings a modern voice to a fun and exciting sport.

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