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Learning to Climb Indoors (Falcon Guides How to Climb) (Paperback)

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The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing.Veteran climber, performance coach, and renowned author Eric J. H rst gives you all the information you need to get started and have fun. From what to expect on your first visit to a climbing gym to in-depth instruction on climbing techniques, tactics, strategy, and taking your indoor climbing skills outside, this guide will take you through your first few days--and years--as a climber. H rst covers basic gear, fundamental safety techniques, and the importance of personal one-on-one instruction at the gym. Chapters on mental control, physical conditioning, and self-assessment round out the training. And as you progress, advice on advanced techniques and tactics will help you conquer the steepest walls. This revised and fully updated edition includes a new section on youth climbing as well as more information on taking your indoor-climbing skills outside onto real rock. Full color photos round out the package to make Learning to Climb Indoors an indispensable resource for new climbers.

About the Author

Eric Horst has been climbing for nearly thirty years. He is the author of Rock Climbing Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, Training for Climbing, and How to Climb 5.12. He lives with his wife Lisa Ann and their two sons, Cameron and Jonathan, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780762780051
ISBN-10: 0762780053
Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
Publication Date: December 4th, 2012
Pages: 191
Language: English
Series: Falcon Guides How to Climb