Judging from movies likeCliffhanger,rock climbing seems dangerous and, well, like a hard sport to do. The reality is that it doesn't take much to get out climbingin the gym or on the rocks.Knack Rock Climbinggets people started by giving them fundamental knowledge about climbing, equipment, movement, and safety.
Photographs that accompany the succinct text every step of the way illustrate the basics of rock climbing, allowing quick comprehension of complex skills. This book is the only full-color volume on all aspects of climbing that specifically targets the beginner and novice rock climber.
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Climber and outdoorsman Stewart M. Green is the author of Rock Climbing Colorado, Rock Climbing New England, Rock Climbing Utah, and many other books on climbing, travel, and the outdoors. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.