Accidents in North American Climbing by Dougald MacDonald

By Dougald MacDonald

released every year in view that 1948, injuries in North American mountain climbing reviews at the year's most vital and academic hiking injuries. In each one case, we study what went flawed, aiding climbers hinder or continue to exist comparable events sooner or later. This yr, injuries is released in complete colour for the 1st time ever.

The 2016 be aware of the Ropes part is devoted to the basics of belaying, educating the easiest practices for activity, conventional, and alpine mountain climbing.

Danger Zones analyzes injuries at the Grand Teton's most well-liked routes, assisting climbers plan more secure ascents of alpine climbs.

Two necessities tales supply the most important details on altitude affliction and primary aid.

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