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ISBN 13: 9780811730860

NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering

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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.

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    The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is a private, nonprofit school based in Lander, Wyoming. With 14 main operating locations around the world, NOLS has graduated more than 100,000 students since its founding in 1965. From Idaho, Washington, Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming, the Yukon, Baffin Island, India, the Amazon, Mexico, Patagonia, Australia, and New Zealand, NOLS is the leading source and teacher of wilderness skills and leadership that serve people and the environment.


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    Published by Stackpole Books (1993)
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