Rock Climbing: Introduction to essential technical skills for leaders and seconds (Cicerone Guides)

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Rock climbing is one of the most popular pastimes in the world, and this book is designed for anyone who wishes to take it up as a sport. Covering all the basic technical skills needed, it is also invaluable for those who already climb but would like to increase their technical knowledge on both single- and multi-pitch routes, and for parents of young climbers needing to learn more about their child's chosen sport.Written by one of the UK's top mountain instructors, the books cover all aspects of climbing in a clear and accessible format.Whether you are just starting out or are already experienced on rock, the contents of this book will help you to enjoy climbing safely and with confidence.

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Pete has climbed in many continents and countries across the world, including first ascents in the Himalayas. He is a holder of the MIC award, the highest UK instructional qualification, and is a member of the Alpine Club, Honorary life member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

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Writer and rock and mountain sport instructor Pete Hill has completed climbs across the world, including first ascents in the Himalayas, many in extreme conditions. He is holder of the MIC award, the highest UK instructional qualification and is the author of Sport Climbing, and Rock Climbing, both for Cicerone Press.

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