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A Climber’s Guide to NZ Mountaineering Techniques


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An instruction manual aimed at covering all the basics of mountaineering with excellent illustrations and useful information.

Covers: equipment checklist, ropes, knots, carabiners, glacier travel, prusiking, self-arresting, crampon & belaying techniques, snow/ice/rock/equalising anchors, alpine rock, abseiling, escape, crevasse rescue, planning, navigation, avalanche awareness/rescue, mountain weather, snow shelters, camp management, helicopter/aircraft safety and mountain etiquette.

This book has been designated the NZAC’s guide of choice for use alongside its local and national instruction courses.

210mm x 148mm, paperback
colour images

74 pages

Published: 3rd edition 2010

ISBN: 978-0-473-09240-5

Authors: Guy Cotter and Mark Seddon

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