How to Ice Climb

How to Ice Climb

Ice Climbing by the Book How to Ice Climb! is but one in a long and distinguished line of ice climbing how- to books. It stands on the shoulders of past tomes written by top ice climbers of the time. The past five decades have witnessed ...

Author: Tim Banfield

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493031351

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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Ice climbing continues to grow more popular every year. Advances in equipment and technique have helped make the sport accessible to a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts. How to Ice Climb! is the most complete and up-to-date reference available on the sport. Sean Isaac and Tim Banfield provide essential information for beginners and valuable tips for experts. Starting with an overview of the history of ice climbing, the authors move on to cover equipment selection, approach strategies, avalanche safety, hazard management, movement skills, anchor systems, overhanging ice, mixed climbing, and more. All facets of ice climbing are thoroughly examined and explained. Full color photos complement the text to make How to Ice Climb! the most complete resource available. LOOK INSIDE FOR: Expert advice Tricks and techniques Full color photos Inspiration and motivation
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Ice Climbing

Ice Climbing

Last Climb : The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory . Washington , D.C .: National Geographic Society , 1999 . Lowe , Jeff . Ice World : Techniques and Experiences of Modern Ice Climbing .

Author: Scott Wurdinger

Publisher: The Creative Company

ISBN: 1583413936

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Describes the history and techniques of ice climbing, one of the fastest-growing adventure sports today.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ice Mixed Climbing

Ice   Mixed Climbing

Training exercises and inspirational stories complete this seminal guide. Will Gadd won every major ice competition in the world in 1998 and 1999, as well as the 2000 Ice World Cup.

Author: Will Gadd

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 089886769X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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* Will Gadd is an ESPN X Games and Ice World Cup winner* There are 1.1 million ice climbers in the U.S. (Outdoor Industry Association, 2001)* Seventh installment in The Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series"Mixed climbing is my favorite discipline. It's the most fun because it has the fewest rules-sort of like professional wrestling compared to boxing." So says Will Gadd, as profiled in Fifty Favorite Climbs. Here the champion ice climber presents the same techniques and veteran wisdomhe imparts to those who attend his annual clinics. These include step-by-step instructions for the swing (ice axe), the kick (footwork), and putting it all together (tracking); how to "read" ice to select your line and follow it safely; and drytool techniques for mixed climbing. Training exercises and inspirational stories complete this seminal guide. Will Gadd won every major ice competition in the world in 1998 and 1999, as well as the 2000 Ice World Cup. A resident of Canmore, Alberta, hehas written for Climbing and Rock & Ice, among other publications. Roger Chayer's photos have appeared in Rock & Ice, Climbing, Gripped, Equinox, and the Alpine Club of Canada Journal. He lives in Calgary, Alberta. Part of the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Ice Climbing

Ice Climbing

From more dangerous climbs like frozen waterfalls to other ice formations, this book explores the equipment needed to safely ice climb and the history behind this amazing sport.

Author: Hal Garrison

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9781538211199

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Climbing is an exciting way to stay in shape. Ice climbing adds the thrills of rock climbing to the dangers of snow and cold, to create a brand new sport. Strapping on crampons, using ice-climbing axes, and scaling a sheer cliff of ice brings an incredible rush unlike any other. Readers dig into the thrilling world of climbing up cliffs and rock slabs in the middle of winter. From more dangerous climbs like frozen waterfalls to other ice formations, this book explores the equipment needed to safely ice climb and the history behind this amazing sport.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

How to Ice Climb

How to Ice Climb

How strong is ice protection? What are the greatest hazards in ice climbing, and how do you avoid them? This thorough text answers these questions, and hundreds more about alpine ice, waterfall ice, and mixed climbing.

Author: Craig Luebben

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 1560447605

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 186

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A guide for both beginners and experts starts with basics such as equipment, safety, and water ice techniques, and also covers mixed climbing, alpine climbing, leading, and descending
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The Art of Ice Climbing

The Art of Ice Climbing

Author: Jérôme Blanc-Gras

Publisher:

ISBN: 2954087919

Category: Snow and ice climbing

Page: 247

View: 197

Categories: Snow and ice climbing

Rock and Ice Climbing

Rock and Ice Climbing

an American mountaineer , was the first person to snow and ice climb regularly . He made spectacular climbs in the Presidential Range in New Hampshire in the late nineteenth century . Ice climbing has always been part of “ alpining ...

Author: Jeremy Roberts

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 0823930092

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Introduces the sports of rock and ice climbing, describing the history, equipment, safety tips, and outstanding performers.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rock and Ice Climbing

Rock and Ice Climbing

Rock climbing and ice climbing expeditions are not always meant to take a few hours or even a single day. Some take several days, weeks, or months. Climbers may leave ropes and equipment in place and climb down each night to returninthe ...

Author: Therese M. Shea

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781499435573

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Pairing the extreme risk taker with some of nature’s most remarkable—and challenging—formations, the sports of rock and ice climbing demand much of those who dare to attempt them. But for those with the patience and endurance to master the proper techniques, these outdoor sports are proof that great risk can yield great reward. This volume prepares readers interested in pursuing these exhilarating activities by providing a full rundown on the basics of climbing as well as the equipment and skills required. Readers will learn how to begin training and how teamwork and dedication can help them conquer the greatest heights.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Belaying the Line

Belaying the Line

Mountain, Rock and Ice Climbing Jeff C. Young. How. to. Climb. Each style of climbing requires different skills. Top-rope climbing is a good way to get introduced to the sport. Many consider this the safest form of climbing.

Author: Jeff C. Young

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781617841316

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This title introduces readers to the adventurous sports of mountain, rock, and ice climbing. Readers will discover each sportÍs unique, must-have equipment, from ropes, harnesses, and anchors to proper clothing. Important safety practices are also covered. Chapters highlight climbing history, types of climbing, climbing competitions, and famous athletes, including Chris Sharma, Chris Bloch, Lisa Rands, and Tori Allen. Sidebars on the Seven Summits, the tallest mountains on each continent, and climbing lingo will put readers in the know. Readers can also find out how to get started in these exhilarating sports, including classes, specific programs, and physical requirements. And, they can learn about favorite climbing spots, such as Mt. Everest, K2, the Alps, YosemiteÍs El Capitan, AustraliaÍs Mount Arapiles, and even indoor climbing walls. Striking, colorful photos will put readers right in the middle of these action-packed sports. TheyÍll have a blast getting ready for an Adrenaline Adventure! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Climbing

Climbing

A book about climbing on different terrains, from rock to ice.

Author: Nate Fitch

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493027637

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

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A book about climbing on different terrains, from rock to ice.
Categories: Sports & Recreation