Rock Climbing by Wilderness Education Association
(Outdoor Adventures)

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Rock Climbing helps you explore one of the world’s fastest-growing activities safely. You’ll find easy-to-follow instruction of climbing basics, including knots, belaying, anchor systems, descending, and lead climbing, giving you all the skills you need to be a capable beginner. You’ll also find tips on fitness, equipment and gear, and nutrition.
 

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The Wilderness Education Association (WEA) is a not-for-profit organization that works to promote the professionalism of outdoor leadership through establishment of national standards, curriculum design, implementation, advocacy, and research-driven initiatives. The WEA educates people about the appropriate use of wildlands and protected areas by establishing strategic alliances with stakeholders of the outdoor industry, such as federal land management agencies, conservation groups, and all organizations that benefit from wildlands and believe that the existence of wildlands is important to quality of life.The WEA has an affiliate network of more than 40 colleges, universities, and private and nonprofit groups that offer their courses. These affiliates are in the United States as well as Canada, Mexico, and Hong Kong. Through WEA's courses, students can learn a wide range of outdoor leadership skills.
 
Published July 27, 2009 by Human Kinetics. 328 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Young Adult, Nature & Wildlife. Non-fiction

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