Accidents in North American Mountaineering
Publisher: American Alpine Club; 1998 ed. edition (August 1, 1998)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.8 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
This annual investigative handbook offers detailed reports of more than 60 climbing accidents that occurred in 1997. Analyses of what went wrong in each situation give experienced and beginning mountaineers the opportunity to learn from other climbers' mistakes. From inadequate protection, clothing, or equipment to inexperience, poor judgment, or simple ignorance, the errors recorded in this book are invaluable safety lessons for all climbers.