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    DescriptionThis is a rock climbing instructional book. Climbing anchors allow climbers to safely defy gravity. Solid anchors and proper rope techniques can prevent a fall from turning into a catastrophe, while bad anchors are an accident waiting to happen, says certified guide Craig Luebben, who invented his own type of climbing protection, the Big Bro. Since then, he has taught rock climbing to hundreds of clients and has conducted self-rescue clinics across the United States. He distills more than twenty-five years of experience into "Rock Climbing Anchors". This 2007 entry in the "Mountaineers Outdoor Expert Series", for intermediate-to-advanced climbers, presents modern anchoring ideas and techniques for top-roping, rappelling, sport climbing, traditional rock climbing, and mountaineering-all in one comprehensive guide. Luebben covers the finer points of all types of commonly used anchors: removable anchors including hexes, wired nuts, tri-cams, expanding wedges, expandable tubes, and cams; natural anchors such as trees and boulders; and fixed anchors like bolts and pitons. Photos show a variety of gear placements, accompanied by discussion of the pros and cons of each.


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    Title
    Rock Climbing Anchors
    Subtitle
    A Comprehensive Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Craig Luebben
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 508 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781594850066
    ISBN 10: 1594850062
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T General Subject: 760
    BIC subject category V2: WSZG
    Libri: I-SR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.2
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24490
    BISAC V2.8: SPO029000
    DC22: 796.5223, 796.522/3
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: GV200.15 .L84 2007
    Thema V1.0: SZG
    Illustrations note
    325 b&w photos and 17 illustrations
    Publisher
    Mountaineers Books
    Imprint name
    Mountaineers Books
    Publication date
    15 February 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Seattle
    Review quote
    "The classic text on mountain climbing... this is the book to read if you plan to venture out to the high places people go because they're there."