AMG SPI Program Manual Committee for help in the production and ongoing improvement of this publication. AMGA Certified Single Pitch instructor™ Logo: . Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual is intended to serve as a textbook for past and future participants of the American Mountain. Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual: Written as a textbook for participants of the AMGA Single Pitch Instructor program. This book address the needs.

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Falcon Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual

It presents the most current, internationally recognized standards for Rock Climbing: Edward Potch rated it really liked it May 17, Filled with photos, graphs, and illustrations. Goodreads manuql you keep track of books you want to read. It lasts longer than 30 days, but not forever. Tech specs Show Tech specs. What I can say though as a recreational climber, this book provides excellent insight into many categories for single pitch situations.

Jason is the operation manager and a senior guide at the American Alpine Institute. If it’s not working out like you expected, you can return it. Ryan Marsh rated it really liked it Apr 01, Michael Maroulis rated it amgs was amazing Apr 25, Want to Read saving…. Erin Larsen marked it as to-read Mar 23, In-store pickup is always free.

Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual

Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. Ask and answer No questions.


Manuel rated it really liked it Aug 04, JJ Parker added it Jan 03, This book was also an interesting read in that it is tailored for climbing instructors, so it covers how to not only secure oneself, but also those whom they are instructing.

He co-authored Washington Ice: We’ll be fair about it. Find a lower price within 30 days? The main focus of this book is of course climbing instruction, so many of the techniques are focused around visibility of and accessibility of the students by the instructor.

Inside you’ll find information on: No trivia or quizzes yet. With over 8, routes to choose from, selecting a climb at Joshua Tree can be a daunting task for the traveling climber or for a climber new to the area. B H added it Mar 30, If you are only looking for an all-around anchor building best practice book, then buy the Luebben book. It includes chapters on effective teaching outdoors, risk management, professionalism, environmental awareness, and rescue.

The essential guide to one of the world’s most popular climbing destinations— with detailed color topos, stunning action photos, and maps Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park is part of a series of new climbing guides from Falcon, appealing specifically to nonlocal climbers and locals with minimal time on their hands, all of whom seek visually appealing, to-the-point guides that filter out the very best climbs in some of America’s most popular climbing destinations, with an emphasis on moderate routes ranging from 5.

Mar 05, Liam rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about Rock Climbingplease sign up.

In the first hours there was nothing, no fear or sadness, just a black and perfect silence. If you are recreational or an aspiring guide, this book will also serve you well.


Jonathan Zamora rated it liked it Sep 09, This book is really good. It was a desperate decision, but it was also his only chance.

Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual by Bob Gaines

If you are looking for an all around mountain reference, then buy Freedom of The Hills. He would challenge the Andes, even though he was certain the effort would kill him, telling himself that even if he failed he would die that much closer to his father. Fernando Nuflo marked it as to-read Dec 05, They deliver detailed instruction on how to plan and execute training tailored to your individual circumstances. I highly recommend this book to any climber who is looking to understand the fundamentals required to safely climb in single pitch environments, and for those looking to get the most out of classes they take with AMGA certified instructors.

About the book now. Thue Madsen marked it as to-read Jun 20, Miracle in the Andes—a first person account of the crash and its aftermath—is more than a riveting tale of true-life adventure: Brigg Wolgamott added it Sep 28, Bob has worked extensively in the film business as a climbing stunt coordinator.

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David Secunda rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Those who remained were stranded on a lifeless glacier at nearly 12, feet above sea level, with no supplies and no means of summoning help.