Self-Rescue

Self-Rescue

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 (TM): 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 (TM): 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


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Details

Author(s)
David Fasulo, Mike Clelland
Format
Paperback | 256 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 27g
Publication date
27 Feb 2018
Publisher
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Imprint
Falcon Guides
Publication City/Country
Guilford, CT, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
Second Edition
ISBN10
0762755334
ISBN13
9780762755332
Bestsellers rank
64,773