How to Rock Climb!, 5th by John Long
(How To Climb Series)

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How to Rock Climb!, now in its fifth edition, is the most thorough instructional rock climbing book in the world. All the fundamentals—from ethics to getting up the rock—are presented in John Long’s classic style. Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the modern standards of equipment, technique, and training methods, this guide includes sections on face climbing; crack climbing; ropes, anchors, and belays; getting off the rock; sport climbing; and much more. It is the essential how-to book for rock climbers everywhere.

Now with more than 300 color photographs and illustrations, this is the most thorough and complete upgrade this best-selling title has seen since first publishing more than a decade ago.


 

About John Long

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John Long is a legendary rock climber, world adventurer, and best-seller in the outdoor industry. His feats include the first one-day ascent of El Capitan and a coast-to-coast traverse of Borneo. He has written numerous books, including Climbing Anchors and More Climbing Anchors, and coauthored Advanced Rock Climbing and Big Walls.
 
Published June 15, 2010 by Globe Pequot Press. 336 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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