Climbing: Protection is a pocket-size instructional climbing book with the backing of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) that focuses on climbing protection and safety. Complete with color photos throughout, the book features information on environment and terrain, best practices, gear, and more. Authors: Nate Fitch and Ron Funderburke are AMGA certified rock guides. Nate Fitch is the director of the University of New Hampshire's Outdoor Education Artificial Climbing Wall. Ron Funderburke is also a senior guide with Fox Mountain Guides and an AMGA SPI Discipline Coordinator.