The Complete Descent Manual for Climbers, Alpinists and Mountaineers

Down is a groundbreaking encyclopedic study of the art of descent. Its purpose is to create a single source for all descent techniques, both the well established and ideal for the novice climber, as well as the cutting edge, high-value techniques for experienced and pro climbers.

The book was written and illustrated over three years by award-winning climber and writer Andy Kirkpatrick (Psychovertical, Cold Wars, 1001 Climbing Tips, Higher Education), and is based on four decades of epics, retreats and F**k-ups.

At 80,000 words (400 pages) and 300 illustrations, this is both a labour of love and an important and timely book for a community that loses far too many climbers to rappelling accidents.

  • ISBN-10: 1999700570
  • ISBN-13: 978-1999700577
  • Published on: 01 July 2020
  • Publisher: Andy Kirkpatrick
  • Dimensions: 6x9 inch
  • Pages: 420



An old school printed book.

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