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.
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/
Minnesota Climbers Association (MCA) www.mnclimbing.org
Rock and Ice http://www.rockandice.com/index.php
Rock Climbing.com www.rockclimbing.com/
Tradgirl : Rec. Climbing's Home on the Net http://wiki.tradgirl.com
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