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Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue

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2008 Guides Choice Award Winner

Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue is a comprehensive course in understanding glaciers, crossing them, avoiding crevasses, and rescuing crevasse victims. Topics covered include: how glaciers form and how crevasses develop; basic principles of glacier travel; route finding; knots and harnesses; holding a fall; rescue techniques, including self-belay and what a victim should do; and glacier skiing and sled hauling.

The perfect follow up or refresher for any glacier travel trip.

By Andy Selters