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GLACIER TRAVEL AND CREVASSE RESCUE Andy Selters 1990 1st ed Paperback Near Fine
By Selters, Andy
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Seattle, The Mountaineers, 1990, 1st edition. 159 pp, b/w photos, illustrations. Used paperback. Near Fine condition.

Reading the glacier, expedition skills, snow bridges, self and team rescue, roped travel, glacier skiing, sledding, self arrest, etc.

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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