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Indoor Climbing Dry Tooling - Pete Hill instructional Cicerone guidebook

Cover of Indoor Climbing
Availability
Reprinted
Published
10 Jan 2011
ISBN
9781852845841
Edition
First
Size
21.6 x 13.8 x 1.3cm
Weight
350g
Pages
192
1st Published
13 Oct 2009
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Indoor Climbing

Skills for climbing wall users and instructors

by Pete Hill
Book published by Cicerone Press

An instructional guidebook to all the basic skills and equipment for indoor climbing, dry tooling and bouldering, invaluable for beginners and instructors on CWA, CWLA and NICAS schemes, and for climbers wanting to increase their technical knowledge to enjoy their climbing wall experience to the max, written by top mountain instructor Pete Hill.

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Description

Indoor climbing, in all of its forms, has a huge following. Whether it is being used for training, teaching or fun, indoor climbing is a phenomenon here to stay.
This book covers all aspects of indoor climbing, with full coverage of the basics for climbers who are just starting out alongside detailed information and suggestions for supervisors and instructors. Equipment, warming up, bouldering, bottom roping, leading, top roping and abseiling are all included, along with all the skills relevant to the CWA, CWLA and NICAS schemes.

Dry tooling has begun to find a niche in the repertoire of many climbing centres, and its following is growing from day to day. Having the right equipment and knowing the basic techniques for a safe and successful session are essential, and this book will tell you all you need to do so.

The author has drawn on many years’ climbing, route setting and instructing experience in putting this book together. More than that, he has used the skills and experience of many of the UK’s top climbing facilities and their staff to produce a book that will prove indispensible for both the beginner and the seasoned climber alike.
 

  • Activities
    indoor climbing, dry tooling, bouldering, abseiling, top roping, bottom roping, lead climbing
  • Difficulty
    for novices, experts and instructors on the CWA, CWLA and NICAS schemes
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Contents

Preface   

1    Climbing Walls and Structures   
2    Equipment   
3    Warming Up (and Down)   
4    Techniques for Climbing   
5    Bouldering   
6    Technical Skills   
7    Bottom-roping   
8    Leading   
9    Top-roping and Abseiling   
10    Dry tooling   
11    Other Climbing Wall Activities   

Appendix 1: Climber’s Checklist   
Appendix 2: Associations and Award Schemes   
Appendix 3: Glossary   

Index

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