Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue

Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue

eBook - 1999
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* 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.


Clearly written, well-illustrated, definitive reference on glacier travel and crevasse rescue.

Publisher: Seattle, WA : The Mountaineers, 1999
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 1594851875 electronic bk
9781594851872 electronic bk
Branch Call Number: eBOOK 796.522028 SEL
Characteristics: 1 online resource (143 pages) : illustrations

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