Falcon Guides Glacier Mountaineering

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Chock-full of advice from 2 NOLS instructors, Glacier Mountaineering: An Illustrated Guide to Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue is a must have for anyone who sets foot on a glacier.


Mike Clelland is at it again in Glacier Mountaineering, a humorously illustrated and exceptionally informative guidebook on glacier travel. In this book, you'll learn about what equipment you'll need, glacier anatomy, route finding, and rescue techniques. Glacier Mountaineering is an invaluable reference for beginners and experts alike!

- OMCgear

Allen and Mike's Glacier Mountaineering This detailed instructional guide provides the knowledge and advanced skills you need to safely navigate through dangerous glaciated terrain, from the Cascades to Alaska to the Himalayas. Hundreds of hilarious and informative illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise text by Andy Tyson. Mike and Andy have both collectively spent years teaching and traveling on glaciers throughout the world. A favorite textbook at climbing schools, Glacier Mountaineering is an invaluable introduction to this complicated subject and an excellent reference for beginners and experienced mountaineers alike. Features: glacier anatomy equipment knots route finding rescue techniques expedition skills

- Bentgate.com

A perfect read for the up-and-coming alpine adventurer, Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue by Tyson and Clelland is more than just a guide book - it's a full course on understanding glaciers and crossing them, avoiding crevasses, and making crevasse rescues. Gain a fuller understanding of glaciers and the dangers associated with them by learning about their formation, the development of crevasses, how to scope out routes and then learn how to counteract the worst situations with descriptions of rescue technique and equipment.

- Mountain Gear