Following on the heels of the critically acclaimed Sport Climbing+, Trad Climbing+ is the first climbing text book focusing on modern traditional climbing from a British perspective. The aim of Trad Climbing+ is to offer a balance of safety-focussed ropework and protection skills with equally useful tactical and psychological ideas that drive the individual to succeed. Trad Climbing+ is the first book of its kind ever to include in-depth coverage of coaching-derived ideas that will allow the reader to reach new levels of confidence and ability without embarking on lengthy training programmes. Chapters on Mind and Tactics set this book above the rest.Trad Climbing + is aimed at active climbers rather than solely at professional instructors. The 280+ pages of content appeals to both complete beginners and experienced climbers wishing to make rapid progress to higher levels of difficulty. With over 380 full colour photos and illustrations from a wide range of contributors, Trad Climbing+ is an essential source for all Trad Climbers
Gary Gibson has made the first ascents of over 4,750 rock climbing routes. This biography shares some of his memories and insights over his many climbing years! Gary Gibson has made the first ascents of over 4,750 rock climbing routes. Bedevilled by controversy, mostly of his own making, Gary has gone his own way and clashed with the climbing establishment of the day. Love him or loathe him, here Gary shares his thoughts and memories giving the reader a personal insight into this `controversial' man.
This is a rock climbing guide to the Ecrin Massif peak in France, Europe. Lots of mountain, alpine and ice routes and biking/ walking routes.
Boulder Britain is a highly ambitious guidebook that sets out to cover all the best bouldering in England, Scotland and Wales. 2020 edition - due in shortly.
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