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Title:
NOLS wilderness mountaineering
Author:
Powers, Phil.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xiv, 226 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
"A publication of the National Outdoor Leadership School."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780811728614
Format :
Book

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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.