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The exhilarating climbing style of traditional leading is regaining popularity within the sport. Bouldering, sport climbing, and toproping enthusiasts will learn how to safely and successfully cross over to trad leading, with specifics about leading on trad turf including gear placement, anchor craft, routefinding, and crack climbing. The author describes descents, traveling on third- and fourth-class terrain, self-rescue basics, and the multi-pitch adventure as well. Step-by-step instructions with drawings by illustrator Tami Knight.