Mountaineers Books Rock Climbing Anchors: A Comprehensive Guide - Second Edition

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This second edition of the best-selling Rock Climbing Anchors: A Comprehensive Guide helps you master the craft of anchor-building, using engineer Craig Luebben's rock climbing anchors.

Features

  • In this updated edition, experienced climber Topher Donahue continues to teach the art of anchors, from the basics of gear to how to improvise in any climbing situation.
  • Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions
  • 400 new color photos demonstrate techniques

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From the publisher: Stuck in a sketchy corner, low on gear, cordelette snagged? Topher Donahue teaches you how to problem-solve and manage gear along the way. With thoughtful instruction informed by hard-earned knowledge from decades on the rock, Rock Climbing Anchors is essential reading for all climbers looking to improve their skills.

Key updates include:
  • Improved content hierarchy, reading efficiency, and technique emphasis
  • Pros vs Cons comparison lists
  • Technological advances and changes in gear and standards
  • Graphic illustrations of forces, movement, "right" vs "wrong" technique and more
  • New section on anchor considerations for the climbing gym
  • New distinction between "anchor" and "placement" or "piece"
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Technical Specs

Best Use

Climbing

Dimensions

6.75 x 8.5 inches

Author(s)

Topher Donahue and Craig Luebben

Number of Pages

288

Format

Paperback

ISBN-13

9781680511406

Publisher

Mountaineers Books

Copyright Year

2019

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