The second edition of the book from the hardware home Geoquest has risen properly. In order to make to its name, it is now high quality out in hardcover. It has increased compared to the first edition by a whopping 100 pages - now almost 400 pages of content. This was necessary due to the large amount of new securing means, which are come additionally now on the market. Many devices, including many new friends "are also taken much greater detail under the microscope, as in the old edition. The Slacklining has rapidly evolved, the climbing materials previously commonly used have been replaced almost entirely by special equipment. The chapter has been completely reworked . Conclusion: The new witches and exes with 33% more content and a high quality hardcover presentation comes as a real gem and knowledge repertory's climbing bookshelf of people who are addicted to sports, body and soul back up, climbing, abseiling - what equipment do you need for it and how! one uses the now almost bewildering array of devices? The book gives the answers and shows in no uncertain terms, clear graphics and a variety of photos tips and tricks that are otherwise still be found in any textbook. Backing from the ground, secure from the top, secure in the middle of the wall - witches and Exen shows the most suitable equipment and its practical application. In addition to the backup devices and the plurality of types of carabiners special attention to chocks, Friends and special equipment as well as their practical application is placed in the rock. Previously unpublished technical details make this book the knowledge treasure trove for anyone who wants to learn more about his equipment. The description of risk sources and actually passed help to identify weaknesses of the equipment and to avoid incorrect operation accidents. Detailed information speak to both the practical user and the techie. There are particularly detailed information on the structure of Slacklines - normal line, longline, Highline, waterline and cableways. Details: Author: Gerald Krug, Halle 2011 DIN A5 landscape format, 397 pages, colored, many photos and illustrations, hardcover "