Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue - 2nd Ed.

$19.95
$15.96
UPC:
9780898866582
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Description

Definitive reference on glacier travel and crevasse rescue

Includes expanded and updated information on technical improvements and safety

New sidebars provide extra lessons on techniques presented

Larger format with more photographs

Specifications

Brand Name:
Mountaineers Books
Book Genre:
Instructional
Author:
Andy Selters
Copyright Date:
November 30, 1999
Pages:
144
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books
Backing:
Softback
ISBN:
978-0-89886-658-2
Dimensions:
7.25 in. X 9 in.
UPC:
9780898866582
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.

For more information about the author, visit his web site at andyselters.com/books_all.

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