Outward Bound Ropes, Knots, and Hitches

R 67.00   R 150.00

Author: Buck Tilton
Publisher: Falcon Guides (2012)
ISBN-10: 076277861X
ISBN-13: 9780762778614
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 129
Dimensions: 22.8 x 15.2 x 0.7 cm

Weight: 0.3 kg


Addictive but usually legal, crack climbing has become hugely popular in recent years. As a result, specific techniques and strategies have been developed by climbers to help tackle everything from low-angle slab cracks to soaring splitters. Through a blend of text, color photos, and illustrations, Crack Climbing! clearly demonstrates and explains what it takes to climb cracks successfully.
Starting with an overview of the unique crack types found at the world’s most famous climbing areas, the authors move on to cover such topics as:
Jamming techniques (finger, hand, fist, foot, body)
Strategies for specific crack types such as chimneys, liebacks, underclings, and roof cracks
How to safely lead cracks and place protection
Techniques for efficient movement and strength recovery while climbing
Obtaining the psychological edge to be a successful crack climber


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