Glacier Mountaineering An Illustrated Guide to Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue
Edition: 2009 (Revised)
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Description: Glacier Mountaineeringprovides mountaineers with the knowledge and skills needed to safely and self-sufficiently navigate their way over glacier terrain. Hundreds of often hilarious and always helpful illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise descriptions from Andy Tyson. Providing critical instruction for anyone planning to travel over glacier countryfrom the Cascades to the Rockies to Denalithis book will systematically guide and entertain readers through glacier anatomy, equipment, route finding, and rescue techniques. It is an invaluable introduction to this complex subject, and an outstanding reference for beginners and experienced mountaineers alike.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 6/2/2009
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Anatomy of a Glacier|
|Crevasses, seracs, and icefalls|
|Basic Equipment & Knots|
|Harnesses, crampons, ice axes, and knots|
|Ice and Snow Protection|
|Deadman, pickets, ice screws, and checklist|
|Dividing the rope, forming teams, and communicating|
|Moving, Self-Belay, Self-Arrest, and Protection|
|Moving efficiently and safely|
|Leading the way|
|Site selection and comfort|
|Getting your partner out|
|Bibliography and Resources|