Falcon Guides How To Climb Self Rescue


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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.
Paperback256 pages
Date PublishedJune 1, 2011
Dimensions8.9 x 5.9 x 0.6 in
Weight1 lb
  • 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
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