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  • By: Sam A Connelly
  • Narrated by: KC Wayman
  • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
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Rock Climbing for Beginners

By: Sam A Connelly
Narrated by: KC Wayman
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Summary

Do you want to build up your rock climbing skills…without prior knowledge, even if you’ve failed at every other hobbies in your life?

There is a misconception that rock climbing is only for tough macho guys and adventure junkies. Rock climbing certainly requires a lot of strength and energy, but this can be acquired by anyone willing to learn and dedicate some of their free time to it.

In this book, you will discover:

  • Basic terminologies in climbing
  • Various climbing techniques
  • How to train in readiness for climbing
  • Safety checks
  • How to transition into outdoor climbing
  • And much more

The step-by-step training in this book is so easy to follow that you will have success with it, even if you have failed at every other hobbies you’ve tried.

If you want to learn more, then buy now to get started today.

©2021 Sam A Connelly (P)2022 Sam A Connelly

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Perfect Beginners Guide

I have rock climbed before but it's been years and this book was perfect for me. I loved how it was so simple to read and perfect for anyone that is just getting into the sport or even for those like myself who have climbed before but need help getting back into it. I am glad there is an entire section on safety because that really is something that scares away people from the sport.

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Wow! Everything you need to know!

If your looking to get started in rock climbing then this book is exactly what you need! The information is very thorough and written very well! I found the knot techniques very useful!

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well written and informative

A book with good information. This book is the ideal, whether you are interested in climbing or are just learning how to do it. You will learn the common terms used in climbing as well as the numerous techniques needed to scale different heights. But most significantly, you can learn the safety precautions that are essential while engaging in this kind of sport or activity. I really liked how the book also discussed progressing to outdoor climbing once you have learned all of the necessary steps; as a result, the book would also be excellent for someone who is little more experienced than a novice.

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The Hard Way

I'm scared of heights but with all this knowledge, I'm considering indoor climbing. I also like the bat-hang. Need to get stronger feet though. This book is definitely for beginners. It is a guidebook, it talks about lingo and definitions. It is awesome! Great information.

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Complete breakdown - extremely informative.

I've been indoor rock climbing a few times and have always said to myself I would absolutely love to go rock climbing 'for real' one day but have always viewed it as an activity that certainly would be too difficult to get started with. I was inspired by the amazing documentary Free Solo and told myself to look into more seriously. I've watched a few youtube videos but it's pretty difficult to get all the information in a logical order in one place on youtube. Some I turned to Audible instead and I'm honestly so glad I did. Absolutely fantastic book which really does take you through everything you need to know about rock climbing when you are complete beginner. It lays out in the information you need in a logical order so you can tick things off in your head 1 by 1, I will certainly be using this as a continued reference as I now pursue a goal to get rock climbing early next year.
All bases you could really think of were covered in detail. One big worry of mine was to how to properly to the different knots and anchors, it sounded like something I never wanted to learn but this was covered in detail and I'll now cross reference with youtube so I make sure I get the technique spot on. Also the safety checks was a really good chapter, as safety is obviously the most important factor you have to consider when climbing. My nerves have definitely been calmed as it was re-assuring to know that if you follow the simple rules then the sport is actually pretty safe.
Overall a really great listen and one that I would highly recommend.

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A Step by Step Guide!

The audiobook is informative and a thorough step-by-step guide, which makes scary rock climbing a little bit more interesting and adventurous to venture in. It has provided me with what I can spend my time with as an ultimate life-changing confidence booster. The helps in conquering the fear of heights and getting the ability to be confident by merely listening to the book. Every cell in the body wants to get to the top. It informs on how to go about rock climbing for mindset and body techniques to use, with the safety check. The audiobook is recommended for anyone who is bored and doesn't know how to spend their free time, it is fun and adventurous to start a new sport which ads value.

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Excellent beginners book

When I was a kid in Alaska I'd climb all sorts of hills and mountains. Or at least what we're mountains to me at that young age. Now older I'm looking to do some real rock climbing I'm glad I found this books to get me some foundational knowledge to get started working on my goals.

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Rock climbing 101!

I'll be traveling for vacation soon and want to take the family out for some great adventure. Rocking Climbing is definitely on the agenda. However, before I do this, I wanted to be a little knowledgeable before heading off. This audiobook did this for me. It has everything I need to know about rock climbing. Who knew there were different types of climbing?

Chapter 4 was my favorite, where I learned about knots and Anchors, I knew this way back at Summer camp as a kid but needed a refresher, and Chapter 6, where safety checks were discussed, was vital for me; I need to keep the family safe while enjoying ourselves,

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  • 30-01-23
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Rock Climbing

My best ever sport’s Guide for Rock climbing.
It was over a month looking for a best guide, and found it. If you’re a rock climbing lover, and looking for a practical guide to teach you rock climbing, basic terminology of climbing, training method, safety check-sheets, transition into outdoors climbing and much more tips that teach you rock climbing.
A best recommendation!

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  • Matthew Diaz
  • 14-01-23
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Adventurous Beginner Skills

Looking to start a new adventure? This book will be your guide through every step. Learn everything from how to climb safely and proper warm-up routines to common terminologies and techniques. This book provides an easy step-by-step guide for anyone ready to master in a safe yet short amount of time. A must-have for those looking to go verticle

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  • 09-01-23
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A guide to be a skilled hiker.

A tough sport is only for tough macho guys, but it doesn't mean that a normal man cannot perform it. One of these tough sports is mountaineering. Mountaineering is a sport that combines climbing and hiking up mountains. It is usually done on regular terrain, rocky areas, and ice or snow slopes.

Mountaineering is not easy at all but requires hard work and exercise so that your muscles develop to do it.

This book is a basic guide for those who want to build climbing skills. The narrator of this book explain so well the steps mentioned in this book, so that everyone can do a mountaineering.

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  • Mr Daniel
  • 22-12-22
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Helpful and encouraging

Being an adventurous person, I find this book helpful and encouraging. I thought rock climbing was only about climbing, but no, it's not. It's about having mental and physical strength too. It's a challenge for you to overcome your fear. The book is a beginner manual from warm-up routine, basic survival tactics, and basic knowledge about safety and equipment to moving to outdoor climbing and having a personal trainer and more. I enjoyed listening to this book, and I highly recommend it.

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  • 22-12-22
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Start climbing like a pro

If you are looking to tackle the exhilarating sport of rock climbing but have no idea where to start, Rock Climbing for Beginners: A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Mountaineering is the perfect book for you! Even if you don’t think you are someone who can take on this challenging activity, this book will guide you every step of the way. It covers everything from basic terminology and techniques, how to train for readiness and safety checks, and tips for transitioning into outdoor climbing. Written in an easy-to-follow style, this book provides step-by-step training with illustrations so that even complete newbies can become climbing masters in no time -so don't be afraid to put on those climbing shoes and give it a try!

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  • Jordan B. Smith Jr.
  • 12-12-22
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Rock Climbing Challenge

This audiobook is an exceptional tool for anybody curious about establishing their rock climbing abilities. You might learn all the fundamentals of rock climbing from this publication, including common terms, climbing approaches, safety and security checks, etc.

Rock climbing is a great way to escape the daily grind, live on the side, and obtain a sight. Alas, your rock climbing experiences can fade with time. One of the ways to gain the most effective way to avoid this is to maintain a rock climbing up journal. Suppose you are an outdoors person or want special forces to challenge yourself with basic training to become a Navy Seal. In that case, I suggest you invest an afternoon listening to this publication.

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  • Nazish
  • 06-12-22
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Good For Mountain Climbers


A person who likes to learn about rock climbing then they should read this book. As it is telling us about the basic learning till professional rock climbers in it. So, the one who are already into this hobby they can take help from this informative book to cover their lack points.

As I think if you like to climb mountains then it is mandatory to learn some tips for your safety so it is a quite good book which is fulfilling all the requirement for a climber.

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  • 02-12-22
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Step by step breakdown

This book covers in detail guidence for beginner rock climbers.
From vocabulary to technique the author breaks down everything you need to get started.

Rock climbing has always been on my bucket list, but heights are a fear i haven't overcome. Preparing my self in safety, and training will help me feel more confident in my pursuit.
My favorite thing about this book is that you can get started on indoor climbing to get your bearings and when you feel comfortable it walks you through transitioning to outdoor climbing!

Thanks Sam for writing such a helpful guide for beginners like me, chasing a dream!

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  • Gary Adkins Kindle Customer
  • 26-11-22
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A valuable learning tool...set!

I found this fascinatingly worthwhile, and admired how thorough and painstaking Sam Connelly is here. He gives his listeners a complete guidebook about the two kinds of rock climbing without boring us. My favorite moment was when he provided a lexicon of climbing terms, and we came to "barn door," which is when the climber looses purchase on the wall face and perilously swings away from it like a door. The thought that this is common enough to merit a term gave me even more respect for the climbers everywhere.

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  • Sekmet Ra El
  • 25-11-22
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Ain't No Mountain High Enough...

Yes, that's right...ain't no mountain high enough to keep any passionate rock climbing enthusiasts from achieving their goals. This easy to follow, step by step rock climbing audiobook is a great training manual for beginners who want to climb right into alpine style and expedition style rock climbing, make it a hobby, and become truly successful at it. I highly recommend this audiobook.