NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering

NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering

Book - 2000
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"A superb portable handbook of mountaineering basics; a veteran instructor shares the collective wisdom of one of the top outdoor schools in the country." -- Climbing "A solid, concise, and readable treatise." -- Backpacker

The new edition of this popular handbook has been updated to reflect advances in climbing equipment, technique, and safety. It is packed with clear, concise instruction on mountain hazards, climbing movement, equipment, safety systems, leading, descending, glacier travel, and rescue, with a separate chapter on style and ethics. Easy-to-read line drawings illustrate key points, including equipment use, roping, and mountaineering knots.

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pa. : Stackpole Books, c2000.
Edition: 2nd ed. --
ISBN: 9780811728614
0811728617
Branch Call Number: 796/.522/Pow/2000 3588cg 1
Characteristics: 226 p. : ill.
Alternative Title: Wilderness mountaineering

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