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GLACIER TRAVEL AND CREVASSE RESCUE Andy Selters 1990 1st ed Softcover Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available
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Seattle, The Mountaineers, 1990, 1st edition. 159 pp, b/w photos, illustrations. Used softcover. Near Fine to 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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