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Publisher Description

The must-have handbook on rescue techniques for serious climbers Whether you need to assist your partner past a difficult section of a climb or rappel down a multipitch route with an injured climber, you owe it to yourself and your fellow climbers to be prepared. How to Climb™: Self-Rescue fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber needs to know for safety and self-reliance.  The first edition of this book was the authority on rescue techniques for rock climbers. Now completely updated and revised with the latest techniques—and accompanied by Mike Clelland’s clear, detailed illustrations—David Fasulo’s How to Climb™: Self-Rescue remains the definitive resource on the topic. Contents1. Transition Model 2. Self-Rescue Concepts: Terrain, Technical Ledges, Baseline and Belay Escapes 3. Tools and Primary Systems for Self-Rescue4. Knots and Hitches5. Anchors and Belays6. Patient Assessment7. Terrain Assessment8. Hands Free 9. Course of Action – Descend10. Course of Action – Ascend11. Course of Action – Stabilize/Shelter in Place12. Top-Rope Rescue13. Second Rescue14. Leader Rescue 15. Search and Rescue16. Analysis of Select Rescues and Accidents  17. Skills Assessment

GENRE
Sports & Outdoors
RELEASED
2013
September 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
256
Pages
PUBLISHER
FalconGuides
SELLER
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
SIZE
44
MB