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As part of its mission to teach the correct fundamentals of climbing, the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) has produced this series of instructional videos. The videos cover a range of necessary climbing techniques from belaying, to rappelling and anchoring.

Here, IFMGA/AMGA Mountain Guide and instructor Margaret Wheeler demonstrates how to belay a second up on top rope from above.

Videos by Mark Smiley (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide)

For more information about the American Mountain Guides Association, visit www.amga.com.