Accidents In North American Mountaineering 2015: The American Alpine Club by Dougald MacdonaldAccidents In North American Mountaineering 2015: The American Alpine Club by Dougald Macdonald

Accidents In North American Mountaineering 2015: The American Alpine Club

EditorDougald Macdonald

Paperback | August 15, 2015

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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 documented the year?s most teachable climbing accidents, providing invaluable lessons to climbers. In Accidents in North American Mountaineering, each significant incident is carefully analyzed so climbers can avoid similar situations in the future.In the ?Fundamentals? section, professional mountain guides detail the best practices for placing solid climbing protection. ?Fundamentals? offers in-depth instruction and copious illustration to help prevent avoidable rock climbing accidents.This year?s ?Danger Zones? section covers El Capitan in Yosemite Valley. Analyzing 30 years of accident history on El Cap, we detail the most frequent locations and causes of accidents on the world?s most famous big wall.
The American Alpine Club is the leading organization representing climbers in the United States. The AAJ is written by contributors from around the world. Accidents in North American Mountaineering is written and edited by a team of volunteers, staff, and regional correspondents. Veteran climbing journalist Dougald MacDonald is editor ...
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Title:Accidents In North American Mountaineering 2015: The American Alpine ClubFormat:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 8.95 × 6.18 × 0.34 inPublished:August 15, 2015Publisher:The Mountaineers BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933056894

ISBN - 13:9781933056890

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