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Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue: Reading Glaciers, Team Travel, Crevasse Rescue Techniques, Routefinding, Expedition Skills 2nd Edition

Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue: Reading Glaciers, Team Travel, Crevasse Rescue Techniques, Routefinding, Expedition Skills 2nd Edition
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  • Sales Rank:417,751
  • Languages:English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
  • Color:One Color
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:2
  • Pages:144
  • Size:One Size
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.66
  • Dimensions (in):7.3 x 0.5 x 9
  • Publication Date:November 30, 1999
  • MPN:898866588
  • Model:Book:
  • ISBN:0898866588
  • EAN:9780898866582
  • ASIN:0898866588
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  • Author: Andy Selters
  • ISBN: 9780898866582


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Synopsis


* Technical advice for traveling safely on glaciers and how to perform a rescue should the worst happen

* Sidebars provide extra lessons on techniques presented

* Large format with photographs showing the techniques discussed



Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue is a comprehensive course in understanding glaciers, crossing them, avoiding crevasses, and rescuing crevasse victims. Topics covered include: how glaciers form and how crevasses develop; basic principles of glacier travel; route finding; knots and harnesses; holding a fall; rescue techniques, including self-belay and what a victim should do; and glacier skiing and sled hauling. Sidebars feature descriptions of accidents and near-accidents to emphasize the importance of the techniques presented.



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