This book is aimed at the novice trad leader, who may have climbing experience, but is unfamiliar with the systems used in trad leading. As title implies, this book contains the information needed to become a safe trad leader.
In addition to discussing basic topics such as gear placement, anchor building, rope management, route finding, multi-pitch climbing, the author also discusses self-rescue basics and decision making. Photographs give step by step instructions, while drawings by Tami Knight are emphasize important points.
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Wilderness Press