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MOUNTAIN ESSENTIALS – WALKING ON A GLACIER

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Author: Sébastien Constant – Editions Constant – Texts in ENGLISH, 2011 Edition
EAN: 978-2918970033
Published – June 2011 – Texts in ENGLISH
Stitched back, paperback cover with a fabric finish, round corners, 64 pages (110 g), full colors, A5 Format, Printed on FSC paper using vegetable inks, 138 illustrations and 155 action photos, 15 scenarios.
Essential Skills & Techniques Guidebook: This mountain instructional manual provides a comprehensive introduction to the skills that all budding mountaineers must master in order to safely enjoy glacier walks and easy snow and ice climbs. It covers basic techniques for tying into a rope (knots, taking in coils round the shoulder, tying-in distances between climbers, etc.), walking across glaciated terrain (crampon techniques, using an ice axe, etc.), belaying on snow and ice (with a belay plate, around the waist, stopping a slide, etc.) and getting out of crevasses. This instructional book introduce to glacier skills. Perfect form more autonomy in mountain.
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• Step-by-step descriptions of the basic techniques all mountaineers should master
• Advice on identifying the main dangers presented by the terrain
• Develop your skills and abilities
• Reduce the risk of making mistakes.
Its modern approach to safety includes:
• An effective approach to crevasse rescue
• Simple explanations and easy-to-follow advice
• 15 scenarios commonly encountered when climbing snow slopes or crossing crevasses, describing frequent mistakes and how to avoid them
• 138 diagrams and 155 illustrations
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YOUR COMMENTS ABOUT THIS HANDBOOK
Hi Seb, So far I have just said to my clients to order it, but for this summer I added your book as a part of my glacier and alpine climbing product. I have to say that it is at the moment best basic book for alpine and glacier travelling. Good and clear pictures and not too much information for beginners to cope. Looking forward to see next books. All the best – Jussi  www.mountainguide.fi
2016, 21th March  – Thanks! Looking forward to read those. My friend already has ‘walking on glacier’ and it was good one full of important info =) -Anttoni

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Poids 0.12 kg
Dimensions 21 x 15 x 0.4 cm

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