Rock Climbing The AMGA Single Pitch Manual

Author: Bob Gaines
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493009626
Release Date: 2014-05-20
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual is intended to serve as a textbook for past and furture participants of the AMGA SPI program. The book more specifically address the needs of the professional cilmbing instructor and advanced recreational climbers. It presents the most current, internationally recognized standards for technical climbing systems used in single pitch rock terrain. Included are chapters on effective teaching in the outdoor environment, risk management, professionalism, environmental awareness, and rescue


Author: Nate Fitch
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493025268
Release Date: 2016-07-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This handy, pocket-size manual provides easy-to-understand, step-by-step guidance to climbers transitioning from basic rock climbing to sport climbing, which involves scaling larger, more challenging rock walls that have fixed anchors.

Climbing Anchors Field Guide

Author: John Long
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493014583
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Sports & Recreation

With more than 100 full-color photos and detailed captions showing how to create safe and simple rock-climbing anchoring systems, this is a take-to-the-crag companion book to our huge-selling Climbing Anchors. Designed for quick use by climbers on site, this book shows how to properly place and configure natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, toprope anchors and rappel anchors. This field guide is up to date with the essential knowledge every climber can depend on.

Best Climbs Red Rocks

Author: Jason D. Martin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493019649
Release Date: 2016-12-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Best ClimbsRed Rocks appeals specifically to traveling climbers and local climbers who want the best local climbing. Although the Best Climbs guides feature routes of all grades, the emphasis is on easy to moderate routes in the 5.6 to 5.10 range. The book will include nearly 200 featured routes with each section including climbing area trivia and history in the form of short “callouts,” but the primary focus will be on the route selection and descriptions themselves. All routes will be shown clearly on detailed color photo topos, alongside stunning action photos and a contemporary design.

Rock Climbing Connecticut

Author: David Fasulo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493015139
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Want to go vertical? Let Rock Climbing Connecticut point you to the best ascents in the state. Scale the rock at Ragged Mountain, jam your way up the cracks at Chatfield Hollow State Park, and get pumped on the bouldering circuit at 7 Falls State Park. What Connecticut climbs lack in vertical height, they more than make up for in steep and sustained adventure. Inside you'll find information on the best climbing routes and bouldering problems at many favorite areas, along with protection information and gear recommendations that will keep you heading to the top. You'll find: detailed topos for all the major crags; descriptions of hundreds of routes; background and historical information on many of the crags; easy-to-follow driving and approach directions to climbing and bouldering destinations.

Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Author: Jeff Steffen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736079990
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Education

"Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits" presents 12 outdoor pursuits you can incorporate in your outdoor program or traditional PE program. The activities are aligned with NASPE standards and presented by experts who provide instruction on content, delivery, and assessment. The CD-ROM has objectives, sample lessons, sample assessments, and programming ideas.

Nur der Tod kann dich retten

Author: Joy Fielding
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641216313
Release Date: 2017-03-30
Genre: Fiction

Ein ermordetes Mädchen. Eine Hütte im Wald. Eine Stadt in Angst. Als die Lehrerin Sandy Crosbie gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann Ian und ihren Kindern nach Torrance in South Florida zieht, kann sie nicht ahnen, welch verhängnisvolle Ereignisse ihr bevorstehen. Denn kurz nach ihrer Ankunft verschwindet an der örtlichen High School ein Mädchen spurlos – und wird nach Tagen verzweifelter Suche tot aufgefunden. Doch während die Polizei sich noch bemüht, eine erste Spur ausfindig zu machen, hat der Täter sein nächstes Opfer bereits im Visier – und er ist entschlossen, sein grausames Werk so lange zu verrichten, bis sein Blutdurst gestillt ist ...

Self Rescue

Author: David J. Fasulo
Publisher: Falcon PressPub Company
ISBN: 0762755334
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Thismust-have handbook on rescue techniques for serious climbers fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber should know for safety and self-reliance.