Climbing: From First-Timer to Gym Climber

Book Description

The first in a progression series aimed at beginner climbers, Climbing: From First-Timer to Gym Climber walks you through your first time trying to rock climb and offers basic instruction on the fundamental skills needed to get off the ground and onto the wall.

About Fitch, Nate

Nate Fitch is a faculty member of the outdoor education department at the University of New Hampshire where he teaches climbing classes. He is active with the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), where he is a climbing wall instructor provider and a single pitch instructor assistant provider.


Ron Funderburke is an AMGA-certified rock guide, and the national discipline coordinator for the AMGA single pitch instructor program. He is the head guide at Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School and is a senior climbing specialist at the North Carolina Outward Bound School. Ron was a contributing editor on
Rock Climbing: The AMGA Single Pitch Manual (Falcon).