Climbing Free

Author: Lynn Hill
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393324334
Size: 26.11 MB
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The memoirs of the woman rock climber who was the first person to accomplish a "free ascent" of the Nose on Yosemite's El Capitan describe her early days as a Hollywood stunt artist, friendships with other climbers, near-fatal eighty-foot fall, and personal strategies. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Jake Maddox Free Climb

Author: Jake Maddox
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1434288714
Size: 76.41 MB
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The only fun thing to do in Amir's neighborhood is climb buildings. Of course, no one will let him do that. When a police officer offers to bring Amir to a climbing wall outside of the city, Amir is thrilled. He meets William, who also loves climbing. But William doesn't want to learn the right way to climb, and before long, he is in serious danger.

Rock Stars

Author: Heinz Zak
Size: 20.85 MB
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The Climbing Plants Specialist

Author: David Squire
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 9781845371050
Size: 79.81 MB
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Fill the garden with a glorious explosion of color and vitality that draws the eye skyward! Easily followed advice on selecting, planting, and caring for climbing plants and wall shrubs are highlighted by more than 300 color photographs, illustrations and diagrams. There's a complete A ? Z compendium, extensive feeding and pruning directions, and tips for using ?vertical gardening.” A special section on climbing and rambling roses will help keep these favorites vigorous year after year.

Climbing Philosophy For Everyone

Author: Stephen E. Schmid
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444341461
Size: 78.98 MB
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Climbing - Philosophy for Everyone presents a collection of intellectually stimulating new essays that address the philosophical issues relating to risk, ethics, and other aspects of climbing that are of interest to everyone from novice climbers to seasoned mountaineers. Represents the first collection of essays to exclusively address the many philosophical aspects of climbing Includes essays that challenge commonly accepted views of climbing and climbing ethics Written accessibly, this book will appeal to everyone from novice climbers to seasoned mountaineers Includes a foreword written by Hans Florine Shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature, 2010

Yosemite Valley Free Climbs

Author: Chris McNamara
Publisher: Supertopo
Size: 46.19 MB
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From 16-pitch trad climbs to one-pitch sport routes, here are more than 230 of the best routes in Yosemite Valley, with detailed topos to topropes, cragging, and multi- pitch climbs in the 5.4 to 5.9 range. You'll find the classic Yosemite challenges plus little-known climbs where you can avoid the crowds. The authors have personally climbed and carefully documented each route, continuing the SuperTopo tradition of supreme accuracy.

Zion Climbing

Author: Bryan Bird
Publisher: Supertopo
Size: 49.13 MB
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Zion Climbing includes more than 250 free climbing routes and 25 hammerless big wall climbs. All the popular aid and free climbs are covered, along with more than 100 previously unpublished routes. Author Bryan Bird has personally climbed nearly all of the routes in the book in order to bring a level of detail and accuracy never seen before in a Zion guide.

Free Climbing With John Bachar

Author: John Bachar
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780811725170
Size: 65.98 MB
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This volume includes Bachar's best techniques for face and crack climbing, practicing with bouldering and top roping, physical and mental training plans, and Bachar's views of free soloing and ethics.

Big Walls

Author: Paul Piana
Publisher: Sierra Club Books for Children
ISBN: 9780871569608
Size: 42.89 MB
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Free-climbing is a mountaineering style in which climbers use only their hands and feet without pitons, rope ladders, or other devices. BIG WALLS is an intimate view into a world of extraordinary high adventure, in which fiercely driven men and women scale the tallest, sheerest, most impossibly perfect rock faces on the planet. 93 color photos. 3 bandw photos. 4 maps.