Rock Climbing

Author: Libby Peter
Publisher: Mountain Training UK
ISBN: 9780954151164
File Size: 24,32 MB
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Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including all aspects of single and multi-pitch climbing; bouldering and movement skills; scrambling; descending from climbs, etc. It also covers the climbing environment, its history and development.

Rock Climbing

Author: Libby Peter
ISBN: 9780954151119
File Size: 16,43 MB
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The official instructional guide for rock climbers. A reference tool for those who wish to climb, instruct, coach and lead.

Winter Skills

Author: Andy Cunningham
ISBN: 9780954151133
File Size: 71,62 MB
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Written by a mountain guide and a mountaineering instructor, this book's functional design with easy-reference, colour-coded pages and full colour images make it an indispensable guide to the skills required for winter walking and climbing.

Navigation In The Mountains

Author: Carlo Forte
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
ISBN: 0954151186
File Size: 42,42 MB
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Navigation in the Mountains - The Definitive Guide for Hill Walkers, Mountaineers & Leaders is the official navigation book for all Mountain Training schemes. Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including: all aspects of mountain navigation; the additional techniques required in winter; adaptations in navigation techniques for use overseas; the use of GPS; digital mapping; and the teaching of navigation. This book is the reference tool for all walkers who wish to maintain or improve their navigation techniques as well as containing specific ideas for anyone wanting to help teach and lead others. Its functional design with easy reference colour coded pages, striking illustrations that complement the text and inspiring photographs make this book an indispensable guide. It is the fourth in a series of manuals and has been written and compiled by Carlo Forte, the Chief Instructor at the National Mountain Centre, Plas y Brenin, and it is published by Mountain Training UK.

Hill Walking

Author: Steve Long
Publisher: Mountain Training Trust
ISBN: 9780954151102
File Size: 74,40 MB
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Electric Wiring: Domestic offers a practical guide to home wiring to professional standards. This makes it useful for serious DIY work, especially for letting or resale and for non-electricians undertaking the wiring work involved in plumbing, central heating, security alarms, television and aerial installation, and telephone installation.

Rock Climbing 2nd Edition

Author: Topher Donahoe
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594858632
File Size: 20,39 MB
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• Approximately 35 new techniques, safety considerations, and subjects • National Outdoor Book Award winner in first edition • First edition of this popular title has sold 50,000 copies Thousands of rock climbers have learned the sport using Craig Luebben’s seminal and bestselling text, Rock Climbing: Mastering Basic Skills. Now Craig’s friend and fellow climber Topher Donahue brings the content up to current standards and includes technological advances, while preserving Craig’s comprehensive approach. An award-winning climber in his own right, Topher uses his writing and photography skills to simplify the complex world of modern climbing technique and reveals the thought process behind safe and practical climbing methods. This second edition includes European climbing techniques that offer alternatives to those traditionally taught in North America. Topher has also incorporated new lessons derived from accidents due, in part, to the increased popularity of climbing. Also found in this edition: • Over 10,000 more words and 125 more photos • Three never-before-published techniques: Adjustable Hitch, High Friction Tubes, and Bight Method • Detailed technical updates throughout • New distinction between “anchor” (a group of placements, pieces, or bolts used at the end of a pitch or for top rope or rappel setup) and “placement” or “piece” (individual cams, nuts, etc., used in groups to make an anchor or used individually as protection on a pitch)


Author: Steve Long
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
ISBN: 0993033709
File Size: 76,63 MB
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Hillwalking is an indispensable guide to the skills required for summer hill walking and is a major reference book for those who wish to lead groups in the UK and Ireland. It is the official handbook for Mountain Training's walking schemes. This fully updated third edition covers every aspect of walking in the hills, from clothing and equipment to access and the environment. It also covers camping, route finding and navigation, the weather, party management, hazards and risk management, and incidents and first aid. The book contains new information about access to the hills and advice for leaders working with people with disabilities. The navigation section has also been expanded to include major updates about digital mapping and GPS devices in this increasingly technological age. Written by International Mountain Guide Steve Long with contributions from staff at the National Mountaineering Centre Plas y Brenin, Hillwalking is endorsed by the British Mountaineering Council, Mountaineering Council of Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland. The publisher, Mountain Training, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and currently oversees 13 skills and leadership schemes in walking, climbing and mountaineering.

The Mountain Skills Training Handbook

Author: Pete Hill
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 0715310917
File Size: 42,73 MB
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Designed for instructors and climbing enthusiasts, the techniques, methods and tips described and illustrated here have derived from the authors' own experience - both as instructors, and from studying and discussing good working practices.

Rock Wall Climbing

Author: Garth Hattingh
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811729161
File Size: 27,65 MB
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Gear, ropes and knots, technique, training, destinations. Step-by-step photos and illustrations.

Rock Climbing For Instructors

Author: Alun Richardson
Publisher: Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781861264220
File Size: 10,52 MB
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Rock climbing is an exhilarating and spectacular sport that is attracting more people than ever before. This book is written for those climbers starting out on their instructing career. It contains the ideas and information that should smooth their path into the world of instructing and guiding. However, it is also for climbers wanting to improve their skills and gain from the author's knowledge and experience of climbing and instructing.