Get the lowdown on toproping, a technique that every beginner climber needs to know. When rock climbing, the rope is anchored at the top of the climb. This technique reduces the distance of a fall, making it easier for you to complete your climb. This book covers all aspects of toproping like the type of knots to use, anchor set ups, site management, lowering from fixed anchors as well as belay techniques. . . . By Bob Gaines. Complex toproping scenarios have color images. Published by Falcon Guides. Paperback. Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.4 x 0.6 in.. 200 pages.