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Climbing monsters: excess and restraint in contemporary rock climbing



Climbing monsters: excess and restraint in contemporary rock climbing



Leisure Studies 25(4): 455-467



The tension in rock climbing between technical aspects of performance that do not involve risk, and preparedness to put oneself in considerable and even life-threatening danger, is explored through an analysis of extreme gritstone climbing in the late 1990s recorded in a successful 'cult' film Hard Grit.

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DOI: 10.1080/02614360500333911


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