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

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

Paperback How to Climb

By (author) Mike Clelland, By (author) Andy Tyson

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  • Publisher: Falcon Guides
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 208mm x 15mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 31 July 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Old Saybrook
  • ISBN 10: 0762748621
  • ISBN 13: 9780762748624
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 290,820

Product description

Glacier Mountaineering provides the knowledge and skills needed to safely and self-sufficiently navigate over glacier terrain. Hundreds of hilarious and helpful illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise text by Andy Tyson. Providing critical instruction for anyone planning to travel over glacier country from the Cascades to the Rockies to Denali this book will guide and entertain readers through glacier anatomy, equipment, route finding, and rescue techniques."

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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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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."