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Trad Climber’s Bible (How To Climb Series) by John Long

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An essential resource for the budding trad leader, seasoned veterans, and mountain guides.

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Trad Climber’s Bible (How to Climb Series) – Paperback – February 18, 2014
by John Long (Author), Peter Croft (Author)

Traditional, or simply, trad climbing, is a do-it-yourself adventure requiring the climbing team to negotiate the climb and to carry, hand-place and remove most if not all components of the roped safety system. In The Trad Climber’s Bible, two of the most revered and respected trad climbers in the world, John Long and Peter Croft, offer hard-won knowledge to aspiring trad climbers in a narrative format that is as informative as it is entertaining. With photos by iconic climbing photographer Greg Epperson and AMGA Certified Rock Instructor Bob Gaines, this full color book will appeal to climbers of all stripes.

Series: How To Climb Series
Paperback: 408 pages
Publisher: Falcon Guides; First Edition edition (February 18, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0762783729
ISBN-13: 978-0762783724
Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.5 x 9.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

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There’s no substitute for experience. The Trad Climber’s Bible captures two lifetimes of experience through classic essays of personal adventure and to-the-point anecdotes per lessons learned. Not your average how-to book!”—Kevin Jorgeson, professional climber and veteran of the Dawn Wall Project, El Capitan, Yosemite, a.k.a. “The Hardest Climb Never Done

From the Back Cover

Traditional, or simply, trad climbing, is a do-it-yourself adventure requiring the climbing team to negotiate the climb and to carry, hand-place and remove most if not all components of the roped safety system. In The Trad Climber’s Bible, two of the most revered and respected trad climbers in the world, John Long and Peter Croft, offer hard-won knowledge to aspiring trad climbers in a narrative format that is as informative as it is entertaining. With photos by iconic climbing photographer Greg Epperson and AMGA Certified Rock Instructor Bob Gaines, this full color book will appeal to climbers of all stripes.

About the Author

John Long is an acclaimed American rock climber and author with over forty titles. He is the author of How to Rock Climb! and lives in Venice, California.

Peter Croft is a Canadian born rock climber and mountaineer. He has concentrated much of his rock climbing career on big routes and lives in Bishop, California.

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