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Accidents in North American Mountaineering #2006: Accidents in North American Mountaineering

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Book News Annotation:

This collection of reports submitted by those involved describe a variety of accidents on rock, snow and ice includes analyses by the safety committees of The American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada that determine the reasons for the accident, whether human, equipment-related, or as a result of unexpected weather conditions. In the tradition established since 1946, the clubs also note themes and trends in accidents, such as a lingering avalanche season in Canada and a tendency to rappel off the end of the rope in the US. The result is a good learning tool for enthusiasts and a valuable series of warnings for novices. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This annual investigative handbook offers detailed reports on climbing accidents that occurred in the United and Canada in 2002. Produced jointly by the Safety Committees of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada, "Accidents in North American Mountaineering details what happened and analyzes what went wrong in each situation to give mountaineers the opportunity to learn from other's mistakes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933056029
Subtitle:
Volume 9; Number 1; Issue 59
Author:
American Alpine Club
Author:
Williamson, Jed
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
First Aid
Subject:
Mountaineering
Copyright:
Series:
Accidents in North American Mountaineering
Series Volume:
2006
Publication Date:
August 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
108
Dimensions:
8.90x6.26x.28 in. .43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This annual investigative handbook offers detailed reports on climbing accidents that occurred in the United and Canada in 2002. Produced jointly by the Safety Committees of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada, "Accidents in North American Mountaineering details what happened and analyzes what went wrong in each situation to give mountaineers the opportunity to learn from other's mistakes.
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