Glacier Mountaineering: An Illustrated Guide to Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue

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This detailed instructional guide provides the knowledge and advanced skills you need to safely navigate through dangerous glaciated terrain, from the Cascades to Alaska to the Himalayas. Hundreds ofhilarious and informative illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise text by Andy Tyson. Mike and Andy have both collectively spent years teaching and traveling on glaciers throughoutthe world. glacier anatomy • equipment • knots • route finding • rescue techniques • expedition skills A favorite ...

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Overview

This detailed instructional guide provides the knowledge and advanced skills you need to safely navigate through dangerous glaciated terrain, from the Cascades to Alaska to the Himalayas. Hundreds ofhilarious and informative illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise text by Andy Tyson. Mike and Andy have both collectively spent years teaching and traveling on glaciers throughoutthe world. glacier anatomy • equipment • knots • route finding • rescue techniques • expedition skills A favorite textbook at climbing schools, Glacier Mountaineering is an invaluable introduction to this complicated subject and an excellent reference for beginners and experienced mountaineers alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762748624
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/2/2009
  • Series: How To Climb Series
  • Edition description: Revised edition
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 640,381
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Andy Tyson has worked for years at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Alpine Ascents International, and Exum Mountain Guides. He teaches and guides in the world’s high peaks and remote ranges, training aspiring climbers and guides. Mike Clelland is an illustrator and NOLS instructor who has drawn cartoons for a series of instructional books for FalconGuides, including Allen and Mike’s Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book and Allen & Mike’s Really Cool Telemark Tips.

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  • Posted May 5, 2010

    awesome

    This is one of the best mountaineering book i have come across.. Mike Clelland is awesome illustrator.. very easy to understand concepts. even if you know them, it's easy to refresh using this book.

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