A nuts-and-bolts guide that serves as an introduction for beginners, and helps intermediate climbers hone their knowledge.
Cordee's "How to Rock Climb" is (according to the publisher!) the most thorough and the best-selling instructional rock climbing book in the world . All the fundamentals, from ethics to getting up the climb, are here.
In a clear, concise, and entertaining style, veteran rock climber John Long provides the basics and distills the intricacies of modern technical rock climbing in all its diverse forms. Throughout, he stresses safety and simplicity, and puts special emphasis on setting protection and building reliable anchors.
With more than 400 colour photographs and illustrations, it covers all aspects of modern equipment, technique, and training methods.
Author: John Long