The Mountaineers Books Climbing Self-Rescue
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Two longtime climbing instructors and guides offer advice on how to improvise your way out of a crisis on the mountain. Authors: Andy Tyson and Molly Loomis. Softcover; 236 pages; black-and-white photographs. The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2006. Informative example scenarios take you through self-rescue procedures for teams of two or more. Step-by-step techniques are illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Learn how to confidently handle rescue situations in all mediums of the vertical world-techniques equally effective on rock, snow, and ice. Advice utilizes gear you likely already carry on your rack, reducing reliance on specialized rescue equipment. Please note: this is not an introductory climbing manual; it is intended for those who already have an adequate knowledge of basic climbing techniques.