How To Ice Climb!

£22.95

An introduction to ice climbing for beginners and a self-help book for intermediate climbers describing the most up-to-date techniques.

How To Ice Climb!

How To Ice Climb!
£22.95
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How to Ice Climb! is an introduction to ice climbing for beginners and a self-help book for intermediate climbers describing the most up-to-date techniques.

All the fundamentals, from ethics to getting up the climb, are included. Advances in equipment and the way it is used have helped make the sport accessible to a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts. Accomplished ice climber and author Jennifer Olson provides all the information beginners need to get into ice climbing, as well as many valuable tips that the experts will appreciate too.

Starting with an overview of the history of ice climbing, the guide moves on to cover clothing, gear, approach strategies, avalanche safety, snow climbing, frontpointing, overhanging ice, mixed climbing, hazards....all facets of ice climbing are thoroughly examined and explained. Full colour photos complement the text.

Inside you'll find all the information you need on: Footwork and handhold positions, Snow climbing and frontpointing, Approach strategies and avalanche safety, Equipment, including ropes, anchors, and belay devices, Sport climbing and traditional climbing, Training, including bouldering and climbing gyms.

However, expect it all to have an American slant as it's an American publication.

By Jennifer Olson.

Card cover, 23.5cm x 19cm, 274 pages.

Published 2021.

ISBN: 978-0-7627-8277-2.

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