Globe Pequot Press: How To Climb Self Rescue

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Description

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. Self-Rescue fully describes and illustrates a variety of techniques that every climber needs to know for safety and self-reliance.

Features

  • A new approach to self-rescue concepts: terrain, technical ledges, baseline, and belay escapes
  • Tools and primary systems
  • Knots and hitches
  • Anchors and belays
  • Patient assessment
  • Terrain assessment
  • Hands free
  • Course of action—descend
  • Course of action—ascend
  • Course of action—stabilize/shelter in place
  • Toprope rescue
  • Second rescue
  • Leader rescue
  • Search and rescue

Specifications

Paperback:256 pages
ISBN:978-0762755332
Edition:2nd
Date Published:June 1, 2011
Dimensions:8.9 x 5.9 x 0.6 in
Weight:1 lb
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