Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue

Author: 
Selters, Andy
Year Published: 
1997

"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; routefinding; knots and harnesses; holding a fall; rescue techniques, including self-belay and what a victim should do; and glacier skiing and sled hauling. New sidebars feature descriptions of accidents and near-accidents to emphasize the importance of the techniques presented.

With b&w photos and illustrations

The Herald - Everett, WA

Nothing is better than taking a class at the glacier, or learning one-on-one from an expert, but GLACIER is the next best thing.

Ski Patrol Magazine

A good resource for both the neophyte whos thinking about ... his or her first trip and the experienced traveler who ... wants to review basic techniques."

Review: 
4.5 of 5
Notes: 

Info and links for a newer edition (October 1999)

2 Copies

Format: 
Book
Type: 
Guide
Topic: 
Ice Climbing
Availability: 
Available