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Self-Rescue (Falcon Guides How to Climb)

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Whether you need to assist your partner past a difficult section of a climb or rappel down a multipitch route with an injured climber, you owe it to yourself and your fellow climbers to be prepared. Self-Rescue fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber needs to know for safety and self-reliance.

Now completely updated and revised with the latest techniques—and accompanied by Mike Clellands clear, detailed illustrations—David Fasulos Self-Rescue remains the definitive resource on the topic.

 
Look inside to find:

• A new approach to self-rescue concepts: terrain, technical ledges, baseline, and belay escapes

• Tools and primary systems

• Knots and hitches

• Anchors and belays

• Patient assessment

• Terrain assessment

• Hands free

• Course of action—descend

• Course of action—ascend

• Course of action—stabilize/shelter in place

• Toprope rescue

• Second rescue

• Leader rescue

• Search and rescue

Synopsis:

Thismust-have handbook on rescue techniques for serious climbers fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber should know for safety and self-reliance.

Synopsis:

The must-have handbook on rescue techniques for serious climbers

 

Whether you need to assist your partner past a difficult section of climb or rappel down a multiple pitch route with an injured climber, you owe it to yourself and your fellow climbers to be prepared. How to Climb: Self Rescue fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber needs to know for safety and self-reliance.

 

The first edition of this book is the standard authority on rescue techniques for rock climbers. Now completely updated and revised with the latest techniques and standards, Dave Fasulos How to Climb™: Self-Rescue remains the definitive resource on the topic.

 

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About the Author

David Fasulo has been rock climbing across the United States, as well as in Europe, Canada, and South America, for almost twenty years. A certified EMT and Wilderness First Responder, as well as a teacher and a climbing guide, he has been a professional member of the American Mountain Guides Association since 1989. He lives in Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762755332
Author:
Fasulo, David
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Author:
Clelland, Mike
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
How To Climb Series
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw photos and illustrations
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

Thismust-have handbook on rescue techniques for serious climbers fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber should know for safety and self-reliance.

"Synopsis" by ,

The must-have handbook on rescue techniques for serious climbers

 

Whether you need to assist your partner past a difficult section of climb or rappel down a multiple pitch route with an injured climber, you owe it to yourself and your fellow climbers to be prepared. How to Climb: Self Rescue fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber needs to know for safety and self-reliance.

 

The first edition of this book is the standard authority on rescue techniques for rock climbers. Now completely updated and revised with the latest techniques and standards, Dave Fasulos How to Climb™: Self-Rescue remains the definitive resource on the topic.

 

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