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Rock Climbing

A few of the books available on rock climbing are listed below. Use the following Library of Congress subject headings to search for more books by subject in the UMD Library Catalog.

Snow and Ice Climbing


Bensman, Bobbi. (1999). Bouldering with Bobbi Bensman. Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books. GV200.2 .B47 1999

Cinnamon, Jerry. (1993). Climbing rock and ice : learning the vertical dance. Camden, ME : Ragged Mountain Press. GV200.2. C55 1993

Cox, Steven M. & Fulsaas, Kris. (2003). Mountaineering. (7th ed.). Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books. GV200 .M688 2003

Graydon, Don. (1997). Mountaineering : the freedom of the hills. Seattle, WA : Mountaineers. GV200 .M688 1997
Hattingh, Garth. (1998). The climber's handbook. Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books. GV200 .H377 1998

Livesey, Peter. (1990, c1989). Rock climbing. Seattle : Cloudcap. GV200.2 .L58 1990x

Long, John. (1993). How to rock climb! (2nd ed.). Evergreen, Colo. : Chockstone Press. GV200.2 .L663 1993x

Long, John. (1997). Sport climbing. (3rd ed.). Helena, MT : Falcon. GV200.2 .L669 1997

Lowe, Jeff. (1996). Ice world : techniques and experiences of modern ice climbing. Seattle, Mountaineers. GV200.3 .L677 1996

Mellor, Don. (1997). Rock climbing : a trailside guide. New York : W. W. Norton. GV200.2 .M45 1997

Pagel, David. (1984). Superior climbs : a climber's guide to the North Shore. [S.1. : s.n.]. GV199.42 .M61 S68 1984x

Presson, Shelley. (2000). Climbing. Camden, Me : Ragged Mountain Press. GV200.2 .P74 2000

Sagar, Heather Reynolds. (2001). Climbing your best : training to maximize your performance. Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books. GV200.2 .S24 2001

Soles, Clyde. (2000). Rock & ice gear : equipment for the vertical world. Seattle, WA : Mountaineers. GV200.15 .S64

Watts, Phillip Baxter. (1996). Rock climbing. Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics. GV200.2 .W38 1996



Perlman, Eric. (1995). Rock climbing skills [videorecording] : the basics and beyond. Truckee, CA : Eric Perlman Productions. VC4446

Demonstrates basic equipment and safety techniques, through fundamental hand, foot and body control, across the spectrum of climbing movement to the secrets of technical problem solving.

Solo. [Videorecording]. (1973). Santa Monica, Calif. : Pyramid Film & Video. VC952

Unnarrated portrayal of the efforts and exhilarations that are experienced by the solo mountain climber. Filmed in Mexico, the United States, and Canada.


Web Links

American Alpine Club www.americanalpineclub.org

American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) www.amga.com

AccessFund : your climbing future www.accessfund.org

Climbing Magazine www.climbing.com/

ClimbingCentral.com www.climbingcentral.com

Minnesota Climbers Association (MCA) www.mnclimbing.org

Rock Climbing.com www.rockclimbing.com/

Tradgirl : Rec. Climbing's Home on the Net http://wiki.tradgirl.com


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