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Every year, novice climbers and experts alike are injured or killed
by inadequate preparation and errors in judgment. Since 1948,
the American Alpine Club has been documenting the year's
most significant and teachable climbing accidents, providing
invaluable lessons to climbers. Inside the pages of Accidents
in North American Mountaineering, each accident is carefully
analyzed so climbers can learn to avoid similar situations in the
In Accidents' second annual "Know the Ropes" section,
professional mountain guides describe common problems
while lowering a climber from an anchor, a situation that all to
frequently leads to injuries and fatalities. "Know the Ropes"
offers in-depth instruction and copious illustration to help
prevent such avoidable lowering accidents.
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