Mountaineers - Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue, 2nd Edition
New sidebars provide extra lessons on techniques presented
Larger format with more photographs
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|Dimensions||7.25 in. X 9 in.|
|Copyright Date||November 30, 1999|
|Other Features||Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue is a comprehensive course in understanding glaciers, crossing them, avoiding crevasses, and rescuing crevasse victims. Topics covered include: how glaciers form and how crevasses develop; basic principles of glacier travel; route finding; knots and harnesses; holding a fall; rescue techniques, including self-belay and what a victim should do; and glacier skiing and sled hauling. Sidebars feature descriptions of accidents and near-accidents to emphasize the importance of the techniques presented.
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