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Rock Climbing: Mountain Leader Training Handbook Volume 2

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by Libby Peter
This is the official handbook of 'the Mountaineering Instructor, Single Pitch, Climbing Wall and Climbing Wall Leading Award Schemes'. Written by one of the best known rock climbing instructors in the UK this is the definitive and comprehensive 'how to rock climb' textbook, now in its revised and updated second edition. It covers un-roped bouldering and movement skills as well as every aspect of single and ...
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The Book of the Bivvy

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by Ronald Turnbull
The Book of the Bivvy is Ronald Turnbull’s irreverent Cicerone guide to the joys of the bivouac world. The author’s instructive and practical yet humorous and wry look at the bivouac is one of the few books dedicated to discovering more about this unexplored territory. The book is a combination of how and why people should bivouac. Accounts of bivvy bag nights and expeditions alternate with practical chapte...
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Aconcagua and the Southern Andes

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by Jim Ryan
Aconcagua and the Southern Andes is experienced walker Jim Ryan’s Cicerone guide to climbing the highest peak in South America and the highest in the world outside of the Himalayas.
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Cold Climbs : Great Snow and Ice Climbs of the British Isles

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by Wilson, Ken
Various snow and ice climbs in Britain are described in this book in a series of 60 essays. Each climb is described by a leading climber and the book offers a history of each climb. Ken Wilson has also written Hard Rock, Classic Rock and Black Cliff.
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Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

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by Joshua Piven & David Borgenicht
How to get out alive from almost every possible life or death situation. The book is divided into sections like Great Escapes and Entrances, Leaps of Faith, Adventure Survival. Each one including gems like how to survive when your parachute doesn't open and how to leap from a moving car to a motorcycle. Each entry clearly laid out and well illustrated.
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Avalanche

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by Robert Bolognesi
Robert Bolognesi’s Cicerone guide Avalanche explores the skill of avalanche prediction and is aimed at mountaineers, skiers, climbers, snow-boarders, snowshoers, walkers and all who love winter and snow sports. The guide draws on the expertise of a wide range of professionals involved in mountain activities, as well as first-hand accounts of avalanche scenes fro witnesses and survivors to help readers under...
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Indoor Climbing

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by Pete Hill
Indoor Climbing is experienced climber Pete Hills’ Cicerone guide to essential technical indoor climbing skills for leaders and beginners. The guide covers all the basic technical skills, making it ideal for beginners starting out but also for those wanting to increase their technical knowledge.
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Sportclimbing +

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by Berry, Adrian
This is the rock climbing instructional book. Until now, instructional books for climbers have taken a largely 'negative' approach, concentrating on how to reduce the inherent risks of the sport, and mentioning only in passing the equally important skills required to get to the top. This book represents a watershed in the genre, coming from a coaching perspective. "Sport Climbing+" is packed with inspiratio...
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How to Climb Harder

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by Reeves/4
A book for every climber (from beginner to expert) keen to improve their climbing; the things you really need to know without the clutter of an exhaustive ropework manual (and with a lot more helpful advice on climbing moves). The book includes a progressive series of exercises from simple to more complex movements to practice at your local climbing wall, crag, boulders or at home to improve all aspects of ...
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Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel

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by Joshua Piven & David Borgenicht
This pocket-size guide from the authors and the publishers of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks aims to provide useful advice for various difficult situations travellers may find themselves in. If some may at a first glance appear unlikely, most are not, even if we all sincerely hope never to find ourselves in such situations.
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Rock Climbing

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by Pete Hill
Rock Climbing is experienced climber Pete Hills’ Cicerone guide to essential technical rock-climbing skills for leaders and seconds. The guide covers all the basic technical skills, making it ideal for beginners starting out but also for those wanting to increase their technical knowledge. It covers subjects such as equipment, knots, leading and abseiling. Many peripheral skills are also detailed and there ...
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Extreme Alpinism

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by Mark Twight
For accomplished climbers who want to take it to the next level, this is the book for you. Mark Twight provides expert advice on how to approach the world's most demanding routes. He covers training for psychological fitness and gives tips on clothing.'
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Mountaineering

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by Alun Richardson
Mountaineering is aimed at anyone interested in outdoor pursuits on hills and mountains - including hill walkers, climbers mountaineers and members of adventure expeditions. The book contains step-by-step guidance to every skill that you need in order to be safe on the mountain, including: navigation weather rock climbing Via Ferrata big wall climbing winter climbing Alpine climbing snow shoeing ski mountai...
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Complete Guide to Climbing and Mountaineering

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by Hill Pete
This is a comprehensive, full-colour manual providing a complete reference for climbers of every level and discipline. It covers all the skills, safety issues and equipment necessary for the key climbing disciplines: mountains, bouldering and climbing walls, summer climbing, winter climbing, big wall and expedition climbing. This exciting book is extensively illustrated throughout, with practical diagrams a...
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Call Out Mountain Rescue?

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by Judy Whiteside
This is the second edition of "Call Out Mountain Rescue? A Pocket Guide to Safety on the Hill", by Judy Whiteside. As before, the book takes the reader through preparation and route planning, what to take and how to pack, how best to stay safe in the mountains and what to do if you have an accident. If you do hit trouble, there's a run down of the mountain rescue call out procedure and how to relay the rele...
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Rock & Wall Climbing

Paperback
by Garth Hattingh
Now fully updated to include the very latest advice and equipment, this practical, illustrated guide provides the ideal introduction to the challenging, exciting skill of climbing, an ever-popular sport that attracts more and more enthusiasts every year.Like any adventure sport, climbing has its fair share of associated risks, particularly for the untrained or unwary.
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Bear Grylls Epic Adventures Series - Epic Climbs

Hardback
by Grylls, Bear
Ever wanted to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls? Learn all about some of the most epic climbs in the history of mountaineering. Journey to the European Alps, the Himalayas, the Karakoram Range, and the polar region of North America. Find out about the dangers of rock falls, avalanches, terrifying blizzards, and hidden crevasses. With stunning photography throughout, the book also includes a chapte...
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Sport Climbing

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by Pete Hill
Sport Climbing is Pete Hill’s practical Cicerone guide to this increasingly popular pastime, providing guidance for climbers who attempt the ascent of bolt-protected routes. The guide is designed for climbers starting out on their sports-climbing careers as well as for those experienced at clipping bolts on routes worldwide. It covers all the technical skills needed to climb bolted sports routes, from short...
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