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The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780762746781
ISBN-10: 0762746785
Format: Paperback
(171mm x 111mm x 25mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Falcon Guides
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States


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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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