Climbing Anchors - How to Climb Author:John Long Rock climbing anchors are the foundation of all safe climbing experiences. Placing and configuring solid, secure anchors in a variety of situations is the focus of climbing anchors. John Long, author of the definitive instructional text How to Rock Climb!, applies the same entertaining and straightforward style to this manual and gives ... more »readers the lowdown on natural anchors, removable gear anchors such as nuts and camming devices, and fixed gear anchors. The crucial dynamics of equalization and opposition are thoroughly discussed, and useful knots are illustrated in a clear, easy-to-understand style.
Climbing Anchors provides the knowledge you need to keep you -- and your partner -- safely attached to the vertical world.« less