The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques
A Comprehensive Handbook for Climbers 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Nigel Shepherd
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Complete Guide to Rope Techniques by Nigel Shepherd
Book DescriptionThe sport of climbing has become extremely popular in recent years. For climbers of all abilities, from beginners through professional climbing instructors, the book to have is The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques, 2nd by Nigel Shepherd. A first-class climber, instructor, and professional mountain guide, Shepherd covers everything from the most basic rope techniques to the advanced skills needed for competitive climbing. Topics covered include: top and bottom roping; snow, rock, and ice anchors; abseiling; glacier travel and crevasse rescue; short roping; the double rope technique; retreating from a climb; rope tricks for adventure-climbing activities; and much more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780762746781
(171mm x 111mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Falcon Guides
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nigel Shepherd
Basic Rope Skills for Climbers, Paperback (August 2009)
An easy-to-follow illustrated guide to the basics of rope techniques.
Complete Guide to Rope Techniques, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Nigel Shepherd
This comprehensive, illustrated guide to rope-work covers everything mountaineers need to know - from beginners to experts. Completely revised edition.
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Author Biography - Nigel Shepherd
Nigel Shepherd is a professional mountain guide and was the Training Officer to the British Association of Mountain Guides, serving also as its president. He has climbed and guided extensively throughout the world. His writing and photographs are widely published in the outdoor media.
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