Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue

Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue

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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; routefinding; knots and harnesses; holding a fall; rescue techniques, including self-belay and what a victim should do; and glacier skiing and sled hauling. New sidebars feature descriptions of accidents and near-accidents to emphasize the importance of the techniques presented.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : The Mountaineers, 1999
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 0898866588 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 796.522028 SEL 1999
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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