The updated How to Climb 5.12
offers the skill and techniques to reach advanced climbing potential.
Author: Eric J Horst
Softcover; 176 pages; color photographs and maps
Globe Pequot Press; copyright 2012
Includes a self-assessment test to optimize training, techniques and drills for advanced learning of climbing skills as well as strength and endurance training
How to Climb 5.12
also offers strategies for managing fear and building confidence, as well as tactics for on-sight climbing and redpointing
In the sport of rock climbing, 5.12 is a magical grade. Looked upon as the door to the elite levels of difficulty, 5.12 is believed by many intermediate climbers to be out of their reach, but that’s where How to Climb 5.12 comes into play. This performance manual dispels the myth and teaches average climbers that they can achieve heights previously considered the exclusive domain of the full-time climber.
It offers streamlined tips and suggestions on such critical issues as cutting-edge strength training, mental training and climbing strategy. How to Climb 5.12 is the perfect manual to guide you on the road to mastery and to help make the trip as short as possible.