The Mountaineering Handbook : Modern Skills and Techniques That Will Take You to the Top

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activities
book_types: technics, environment

author: Craig Connally

editor: McGraw-Hill

publication_date: 2005

nb_pages: 376

isbn: 978-0-07-143010-4

langs: en

url: http://www.raggedmountainpress.com

quality: medium

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description

Manuel très complet sur l'alpinisme et la montagne en général.

Voici une sélection de chapitres :

  • Part 2 : The approach
  • Wilderness navigation
  • Mountain hazards
  • Mountain weather

  • Part 3 : Rock

  • Equipment for rock climbing
  • Climbing forces (chapitre sur forces physiques subies par le matériel, réduction de ces forces, …)
  • Anchors
  • Rappelling

  • Part 4 : Snow and Ice

  • Equipement for snow and ice climbing
  • Climbing snow and ice

  • Part 5 : Base camp basics

  • Performance Nutrition for mountaineers
  • Training for mountaineering
  • Wilderness first aid
  • Protecting the natural environment

  • Part 6 : Advanced Techniques

  • Lightweight ropes
  • Self Rescue
  • Glacier travel and crevasse rescue

  • Part 7 : The human dimensions of mountaineering

  • Human factors and not technical factors? (management du risque, prise de décision, …)

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