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Crack Climbing (Pete Whittaker)

Mastering the skills and techniques


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The ability to climb cracks is at the core of a climber's craft. Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker provides a single point of reference for all crack climbing techniques, regardless of the grade you climb.

Pete is widely regarded as one of the best crack climbers in the world, having made dozens of cutting-edge first ascents and hard repeats, including the first ascent of Century Crack (5.14b) in Canyonlands, Utah. In this book, Pete has drawn on years of experience to demonstrate the many different techniques and to give you an understanding of when, why and how to use them. Develop these skills with confidence and your climbing standard will improve.

The book is split into easily accessible sections on techniques for different widths of cracks, including finger cracks, hand and fist cracks, offwidth cracks and chimneys. Pete looks at the basics, including the hand jam - the essential technique in any crack climber's repertoire - right through to advanced techniques such as the sidewinder and the trout tickler. Step-by-step practical information and how-tos are supplemented with tips and tricks from Pete alongside illustrations by Alex Poyzer and photographs. Additional chapters cover how to tape up, as well as essential gear and equipment.

Pete has also interviewed some of the world's top crack climbers so that you can learn from the best. Gain insights from Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold, Barbara Zangerl, Peter Croft and more. Master the craft and advance your climbing. It's time to jam!

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Cordee Code: CTC273
Author: Pete Whittaker
No of Pages: 288
Page Size: 189 x 246 mm
ISBN 10: 1911342762
ISBN 13: 9781911342762
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
Published Date: January 2020
Edition: 1st, Oct 2019
Binding: Paperback (flapped)
Illustrations: Colour illustrations and photographs
Weight: 775g

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This book is reprinting.
Expected 01/12/2021

   
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