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Glaciers!: The Art of Travel, the Science of Rescue (Falcon Guides How to Climb)

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This book covers all aspects of glacier travel from equipment, rope rigging, anchors, belay systems, the many forms of crevasse rescue and more. The authors have a combined 60 years of mountaineering and outdoor education experience.

Synopsis:

Crossing glaciers is a necessary component of many mountain climbs. In the alpine environment, the ability to travel safely, and the confidence to perform an efficient rescue in the event of mishap is paramount to a safe and enjoyable climbing experience.

Although there are other books on glacier travel and crevasse rescue, none are as clear, complete, and up to date as Glaciers! The Art of Travel, the Science of Rescue.

Through the use of hundreds of illustrations and photos, this book covers all aspects of glacier travel, including equipment, rope rigging, prusiking, snow and ice anchors, belay systems, self-arrests, and many different forms of crevasse rescue.

Synopsis:

How-to guide on safe travel around and over crevasses and rescue techniques filled with illlustrations and photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585920549
Author:
Ojerio, Ryan
Author:
Ojerio, Ryan
Author:
Doerry, Eckehard
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Location:
Guilford, Conn.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Rock climbing
Subject:
Search and rescue operations
Subject:
Snow and ice climbing
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Rock climbing -- Safety measures.
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
How To Climb Series
Series Volume:
no. 01-8
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
172 illus., 13 photos
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Product details 176 pages Falcon Press Publishing - English 9781585920549 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Crossing glaciers is a necessary component of many mountain climbs. In the alpine environment, the ability to travel safely, and the confidence to perform an efficient rescue in the event of mishap is paramount to a safe and enjoyable climbing experience.

Although there are other books on glacier travel and crevasse rescue, none are as clear, complete, and up to date as Glaciers! The Art of Travel, the Science of Rescue.

Through the use of hundreds of illustrations and photos, this book covers all aspects of glacier travel, including equipment, rope rigging, prusiking, snow and ice anchors, belay systems, self-arrests, and many different forms of crevasse rescue.

"Synopsis" by ,
How-to guide on safe travel around and over crevasses and rescue techniques filled with illlustrations and photos.

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