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Climbing Free

Climbing Free

My Life in the Vertical World

  • Author: Lynn Hill,Greg Child
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • ISBN: 9780393324334
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 288
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The memoirs of the woman rock climber who was the first person to accomplish a "free ascent" of the Nose on Yosemite's El Capitan describe her early days as a Hollywood stunt artist, friendships with other climbers, near-fatal eighty-foot fall, and personal strategies. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Extreme Rock Climbing

Extreme Rock Climbing

  • Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan
  • Publisher: Cherry Lake
  • ISBN: 1634700740
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 32
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High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Rock Climbing. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Rock Climbing presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Big Wall Climbing

Big Wall Climbing

Elite Technique

  • Author: Jared Ogden
  • Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
  • ISBN: 9780898867480
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 207
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* Skills and strategies unique to big walls - illustrated in full color* Includes modern speed and free climbing tactics that have revolutionized wall climbing * Key training exercises (practiced near the ground) and real life examples reinforce instruction Dangling sweaty-palmed from a 3000-foot cliff for days on end, Jared Ogden taught himself to climb his first big wall by trial and error. Why should you have to do the same? Ogden, who has climbed El Capitan's Nose in less thantwenty-four hours, wants to jump-start your education.Whether you're a weekend warrior or a full-on wall addict, you'll learn the tools of the trade and how to use them; different leading and hauling scenarios and why some are better suited than others; multiple following set-ups for different terrain; how to choose your partners and routes; staying on route; how to live on a wall; the steps involved in doing first ascents; big wall style and ethics; and more. Ogden will have you racked and ready for prime big wall climbing destinations in North America including Yosemite, Zion, Rocky Mountain, and the Black Canyon of Gunnison National Parks; the Alaskan Range; and the Bugaboos of British Columbia.

Rock and Ice Climbing

Rock and Ice Climbing

  • Author: Therese M. Shea
  • Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • ISBN: 1499435576
  • 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.

Jake Maddox: Free Climb

Jake Maddox: Free Climb

  • Author: Jake Maddox
  • Publisher: Capstone
  • ISBN: 1434288714
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 72
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The only fun thing to do in Amir's neighborhood is climb buildings. Of course, no one will let him do that. When a police officer offers to bring Amir to a climbing wall outside of the city, Amir is thrilled. He meets William, who also loves climbing. But William doesn't want to learn the right way to climb, and before long, he is in serious danger.

Surviving Extreme Sports

Surviving Extreme Sports

  • Author: Lori Hile
  • Publisher: Raintree
  • ISBN: 1406224758
  • Category: Extreme sports
  • Page: 56
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How can a soldier survive extreme combat wounds? How does a sword-swallower gulp down a steel blade without killing themself? How can some people's bodies and mental strength help them to survive extreme temperatures, deadly diseases and natural disaster.

Climbing Workouts

Climbing Workouts

Essential Training Programs and Plans

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: David Echeverri
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 35
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Climbing Workouts booklet allows you to track your climbing performance and make a contract with yourself towards achieving meassurable goals in this sport. Climbing Workouts include over 30 training guides that will keep you going for a full year and more.

Spectrum Reading Workbook, Grade 5

Spectrum Reading Workbook, Grade 5

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
  • ISBN: 1483814122
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 174
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Strong reading skills are the basis of school success, and Spectrum Reading for grade 5 will help children triumph over language arts and beyond. This standards-based workbook uses engaging text to support understanding key ideas, details, knowledge integration, summarization, and theme. Spectrum Reading will help your child improve their reading habits and strengthen their ability to understand and analyze text. This best-selling series is a favorite of parents and teachers because it is carefully designed to be both effective and engaging—the perfect building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Climbing

Climbing

From Gym to Crag : Building Skills for Real Rock

  • Author: S. Peter Lewis,Dan Cauthorn
  • Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
  • ISBN: 9780898866827
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 187
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* Surpasses other training guides with a new level of instruction, clarity, and safety* "Key Transition Exercises" teach the skills you'll need to move from gym climbing to rock climbing* Climbing technique illustrated with more than 150 photos* Complements any indoor or outdoor climbing courseGetting strong and learning to climb hard routes in the gym doesn't prepare you for climbing outdoors where anything can happen. Climbing: From Gym to Crag is written by experts who teach climbing for a living. These long-time instructors have a clear, practical understanding of the different skills and climbing technique needed to go from climbing in the gym to climbing on real rock. From building anchors to leading and self-rescue, they'll teach you how to make the transition safely.Part of the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series

Free Climb

Free Climb

  • Author: Jake Maddox,Sean Tiffany,Bob Temple
  • Publisher: Capstone
  • ISBN: 1434207846
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 63
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When Amir is caught climbing buildings in his neighborhood, Officer Roberts takes him to a legal climbing wall and he learns how to rock climb properly.