Rock Climbing Anchors by Craig Luebben
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Rock Climbing Anchors
By Craig Luebben

Rock Climbing Anchors

A Comprehensive Guide

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Rock Climbing Anchors by Craig Luebben

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This 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781594850066
ISBN-10: 1594850062
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 175mm x 16mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Mountaineers Books
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Knots for Climbers by Craig Luebben Knots for Climbers, Paperback (April 2011)

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