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Glacier Mountaineering: An Illustrated Guide to Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue

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Publisher Comments:

This detailed instructional guide provides the knowledge and advanced skills you need to safely navigate through dangerous glaciated terrain, from the Cascades to Alaska to the Himalayas. Hundreds of

hilarious and informative illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise text by Andy Tyson. Mike and Andy have both collectively spent years teaching and traveling on glaciers throughout

the world.

 
glacier anatomy   •   equipment   •   knots   •   route finding   •   rescue techniques   •   expedition skills
 
A favorite textbook at climbing schools, Glacier Mountaineering is an invaluable introduction to this complicated subject and an excellent reference for beginners and experienced mountaineers alike.

Book News Annotation:

Idaho-based Tyson and Clelland (both with the National Outdoor Leadership School) have extensive experience teaching and traveling on glaciers throughout the world. Combining Tyson's text with Clelland's humorous but informative illustrations, their guide provides readers with the knowledge and advanced techniques needed to safely cross glaciers and extract oneself from crevasses--all meant to first be practiced in a safe, controlled environment such as a lawn, a tree, or an unglaciated snowfield. The text is not a comprehensive mountaineering manual and assumes readers have already learned many basic outdoor skills from a credible instructor, such as fundamental rope work, avalanche safety, and first aid. No subject index. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This is the only book to clearly illustrate and systematically guide readers through glacier anatomy, equipment, route finding, and rescue techniques and, just like our other books that are illustrated by Mike Clelland, it is guaranteed to entertain the whole way through.

Synopsis:

Glacier Mountaineering provides the knowledge and skills needed to safely and self-sufficiently navigate over glacier terrain. Hundreds of hilarious and helpful illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise text by Andy Tyson.

 

Providing critical instruction for anyone planning to travel over glacier countryfrom the Cascades to the Rockies to Denalithis book will guide and entertain readers through glacier anatomy, equipment, route finding, and rescue techniques.

About the Author

Andy Tyson has worked for years at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Alpine Ascents International, and Exum Mountain Guides. He teaches and guides in the worlds high peaks and remote ranges, training aspiring climbers and guides. 

Mike Clelland is an illustrator and NOLS instructor who has drawn cartoons for a series of instructional books for FalconGuides, including Allen and Mikes Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book and Allen & Mikes Really Cool Telemark Tips

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762748624
Author:
Tyson, Andy
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Illustrator:
Clelland, Mike
Author:
Clelland, Mike
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Snow and ice climbing
Subject:
Mountaineering -- Search and rescue operations.
Subject:
Winter Sports
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
How To Climb Series
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 bandw illustrations
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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This is the only book to clearly illustrate and systematically guide readers through glacier anatomy, equipment, route finding, and rescue techniques and, just like our other books that are illustrated by Mike Clelland, it is guaranteed to entertain the whole way through.
"Synopsis" by ,

Glacier Mountaineering provides the knowledge and skills needed to safely and self-sufficiently navigate over glacier terrain. Hundreds of hilarious and helpful illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise text by Andy Tyson.

 

Providing critical instruction for anyone planning to travel over glacier countryfrom the Cascades to the Rockies to Denalithis book will guide and entertain readers through glacier anatomy, equipment, route finding, and rescue techniques.

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