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The Resource Rock climbing, Wilderness Education Association ; editors, Timothy W. Kidd, Jennifer Hazelrigs

Rock climbing, Wilderness Education Association ; editors, Timothy W. Kidd, Jennifer Hazelrigs

Label
Rock climbing
Title
Rock climbing
Statement of responsibility
Wilderness Education Association ; editors, Timothy W. Kidd, Jennifer Hazelrigs
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Rock Climbing will help you explore one of the world's fastest-growing activities safely and successfully. The experts at Wilderness Education Association ensure you learn proper technique essential to a safe and enjoyable experience. They prepare you for your adventure with information on fitness and conditioning, equipment and gear selection, and nutrition. Safety skills are integrated throughout the book, ensuring safety is never overlooked You'll learn how you can use indoor climbing to practice basic skills before moving on to refine and build those skills in the outdoors. You'll find easy-to-follow instructions on climbing fundamentals, including knots, belaying, building anchor systems, moving on rock, descending, and lead climbing, giving you all the skills and knowledge you need to be a capable beginning climber"--Cover, p. 4
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.522/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV200.2
LC item number
.R66 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kidd, Timothy W
  • Hazelrigs, Jennifer
  • Wilderness Education Association (U.S.)
Series statement
Outdoor adventures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Rock climbing
Label
Rock climbing, Wilderness Education Association ; editors, Timothy W. Kidd, Jennifer Hazelrigs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Going rock climbing -- Climbing into fitness -- Indoor climbing -- Know before you go -- Gearing up for rock climbing -- Knots for climbing -- Managing friction : the skill of belaying -- Building climbing anchor systems -- Strength and grace : techniques for movement on rock -- Descending -- Lead rock climbing -- Web resources -- Success checks
Control code
ocn251227945
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
viii, 319 p.
Isbn
9780736068024
Isbn Type
(soft cover)
Lccn
2009018665
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)251227945
Label
Rock climbing, Wilderness Education Association ; editors, Timothy W. Kidd, Jennifer Hazelrigs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Going rock climbing -- Climbing into fitness -- Indoor climbing -- Know before you go -- Gearing up for rock climbing -- Knots for climbing -- Managing friction : the skill of belaying -- Building climbing anchor systems -- Strength and grace : techniques for movement on rock -- Descending -- Lead rock climbing -- Web resources -- Success checks
Control code
ocn251227945
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
viii, 319 p.
Isbn
9780736068024
Isbn Type
(soft cover)
Lccn
2009018665
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)251227945

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