This is the essential book for climbers transitioning from gym to rock climbing.
Whether you’re fresh out of the climbing gym, or already an experienced outdoor climber, “Transition: A guide to climbing real rock” provides an indispensable resource. This in-depth book presents the knowledge and skills necessary to gain autonomy climbing in all styles from top rope to trad. Illustrated with more than 400 photos and drawings, it aims to provide a clear and comprehensive reference for climbers as they progress from gym to rock. Written from a Canadian perspective and recommended by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG) technical director, it is the only book of its kind to follow the Quebec FQME standards.
Includes a French-English dictionary of technical terms.
"Transition is a comprehensive and up-to-date climbing manual. It is notable for the quantity of concepts it contains in a compact format. The information is concise, easy to understand and abundantly illustrated. It is an essential reference tool for climbing schools and any climber wishing to progress safely."
Grimpeur Québécois et fondateur de Délire Escalade