Accomplished climbing guide, author, and photographer, Topher Donahue was, at age 14, one of the youngest American climbing guides in history. His climbing methods and philosophy evolved from his experiences with guides, climbers, and cultures across the globe. Topher lives in Nederland, Colorado. Visit him at www.topherdonahue.com and on Instagram at @Topher.Donahue.
[Rock Climbing Anchors] offers a complete and profusely illustrated
course of instruction that will prove to be of life-saving value
for all rock climbing enthusiasts from the absolute novice to the
seasoned professional. Exceptionally well written, organized and
presented, this new edition of Rock Climbing Anchors is thoroughly
'user friendly' throughout and unreservedly recommended.-- "Midwest
In a welcome update to a classic book, Topher Donahue brings back Climbing Anchors to a world where most practitioners learn to climb in gyms (some never leave), where the rising standards of performance are matched by expectations of gear performance, and where climbing parties may well include young adults.--Tom Valis "Gripped"