This book provides basic information on belaying, leading and rappelling techniques and offers advice on equipment, environmental protection and First Aid.
Gabi Flecken teaches Sports and Kinetic Sciences at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Her focus is climbing as a training program, teaching her students as well as physicians and teachers the numerous possibilities which this sport offers.Detlef Heise-Flecken, a coach for the German Alps Association, has a degree in social and experiential education. He organizes climbing trips and is a trekking tour guide. His extensive experience comes from years of practice in rock climbing, sports climbing, bouldering, and mountain trekking.