Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue - 2nd Ed.
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
November 30, 1999
7.25 in. X 9 in.
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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