ROCK CLIMBING SKILLS
THE BASICS AND BEYOND
ONE HOUR INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO
Beautifully filmed in Lake Tahoe, Rifle and Yosemite, ROCK CLIMBING SKILLS - THE BASICS AND BEYOND begins with an overview of ropes, shoes, carabiners and all the other tools for getting started. It presents key safety information on setting up and managing a top-rope belay, then covers the spectrum of free climbing movement with comprehensive commentary and clear detail:
Face climbing from low-angle slabs to vertical cliffs to overhanging caves...
Crack climbing from fingerlocks to hand jams to body-sized chimneys...
Counter-pressure techniques, flexibility and problem-solving skills....
It's all covered and every beginner, intermediate and even advanced climber will need to watch it over and over again.
Technical content approved by American Mountain Guides Association Technical Committee - Bela Vadasz.
For years climbers have requested an instructional video with all the quality and energy of Perlman's MASTERS OF STONE series, widely regarded as the best climbing videos in the world.
ROCK CLIMBING SKILLS - THE BASICS AND BEYOND features some of world's top climbers, guides and instructors as they cover the basics of the sport from how to belay to how to grip the stone with maximum power and minimum effort.
Featured instructors include:
François Legrand, many times world-champion competition climber.
Robyn Erbesfield, many times world-champion competition climber.
François Lombard, current world-cup champion.
Dan Osman, one of the boldest free climbers in America with hundreds of first ascents. Osman teaches climbing and rope skills to teams of Navy SEALS.
Bird Lew, one of the most graceful and fluid climbers in America, winner of several X-Games climbing competitions.
Tiffany Levine, climbing instructor, national competitor, former NCAA gymnast.
Master instructor-John Hoffman, Master route-finder-Dave Hatchett, and more...
Eric Perlman, 50, has been mountain climbing for 34 years and making movies for 27 years. He has been on seven mountaineering expeditions to China and Tibet, put up the first Grade VI rock climb in China, and was the first American to climb the six classic North faces of the Alps in a single season. He has received an emmy for his television camera work.