A unique collection of articles from the British Mountain Guides, this book documents both personal climbing and mountaineering adventures as well as those shared with clients. From first ascents on British winter cliffs to ascents of the big walls of Yosemite and Patagonia, this is a unique perspective into what motivates and drives climbers.
Bob Church and Peter Gathercole offer this approach to mastering the sport. Trout is found in lakes, reservoirs, streams and rivers, and for each environment the angler is shown how to change his techniques to cope with the conditions. There are step-by-step photographs of the techniques.
The popularity of the marathon and half marathon continues unabated. Up and down the country people are signing up in their thousands, many to raise money for their favourite charity, others simply as a means of getting fit. This book is suitable for anyone intending to enter a half or full marathon.
Shows how to choose and fit the most important item of your tack - saddle fitting. This book contains descriptions and illustrated procedures which helps both professional saddle fitters and horse owners at various levels.
Drawing together sporting history and pro-cycling interviews, this is an account of one former racer's exploration of whether cycling is the one sport that pushes its participants to the very limits of human endurance, and delves painfully into the role that physical and mental suffering can play in this elite endurance sport.
Suitable for those wanting to improve their performance, from beginners learning the basic skills to more experienced participants working on advanced techniques, this title covers: the history of surfing; choosing and maintaining a board; reading the ocean; skills development; advanced techniques; environmental care and surf contests and careers.