Mountaineers Books Glacier Travel & Rescue, 2nd Edition

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

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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; 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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  • 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

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