The Mountaineers Books Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue 4015-733
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The Mountaineers Books Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue

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A comprehensive course in understanding glaciers, crossing them, avoiding crevasses, and rescuing crevasse victims. Learn how glaciers form and crevasses develop, the basic principles of glacier travel, routefinding, knots and harnesses, holding a fall, rescue techniques, glacier skiing, and sled hauling. Sidebars feature descriptions of accidents and near-accidents to emphasize the importance of the techniques presented.

  • Includes 8 photos and 61 illustrations.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Alpine climbing and mountaineering
Author Andy Selters
Language English
Pages 144
Published 1999
Edition 2nd
ISBN 9780898866582
Made in Canada