The Mountaineers Books Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue, 2nd Edition
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
- 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
- 144 Pages, 7.25"x9"
Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue, 2nd Edition