Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.
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). He also works for Alpine Ascents International, where he guides people to the world’s high peaks, and trains aspiring climbers and guides. He lives in Driggs, Idaho.
Mike Clelland never went to Art School, studying Mad Magazine instead. In 1987, while a Yuppie in New York, he thought it might be fun to be a ski bum in Wyoming for the winter. Unfortunately, after living and skiing in the Rockies, he found it quite impossible to return to his previous life. Mike presently dwells in a shed in Idaho, where he is an illustrator and an NOLS instructor.