Nutcraft - The Climbing Nut Bible
There are plenty of books on the market that cover nuts and other passive gear, but non that focus completely on this important topic (the foundation of all climbing protection).
Nutcraft covers... More > standard climbing nuts, micro wires, hexs, tricams and exotica (knots, beaks and natural chocks), as well as how best to use them.
This is a perfect book for a novice climber.< Less
Everything you ever wanted to know about hooks, hooking or bits of gear that don't hook, but have hook in their tiltle. This mini instruction book covers all sky hook types, how to use them, modify... More > them, and employ them to daring ends.
Also covers fifi hooks, cam hooks and Russian mixed hooks.
A must for every big wall and aid dreamer, as well as thoes who need to cheat!< Less
This short instructional book is designed to provide some basic guidance, ideas and work outs for all climbers, especially those that undertake leg intensive climbing such as Alpine and... More > mountaineering.
The text is not designed to be exhaustive, and in many ways it should act as the first step in learning more about an area of training that you find works for you.< Less
Driven: a piton manual
A technical manual on how to place and remove pegs for rock climbers, alpinists and big wall climbing
Who’s this book for? Well anyone who may need to place, use or remove a peg, meaning big... More > wall climbers, winter climbers and alpinists.
Someone once asked me how you went about placing a peg when climbing a big wall, to which I replied ‘just hammer it in until it doesn’t come out’. This may have seemed like a pithy answer, but at the time I thought that this was simply how you did it, after all, it wasn’t rocket science and that’s how I’d always approached the art of pegging.< Less