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PREFACE
Section I. MOUNTAIN TERRAIN
1-2. COMPOSITION
1-3. ROCK AND SLOPE TYPES
1-4. ROCK CLASSIFICATIONS
1-6. ROUTE CLASSIFICATION
1-7. CROSS-COUNTRY MOVEMENT
1-8. COVER AND CONCEALMENT
1-9. OBSERVATION
1-10. FIELDS OF FIRE
Section II. MOUNTAIN WEATHER
1-11. CONSIDERATIONS FOR PLANNING
1-12. MOUNTAIN AIR
1-13. WEATHER CHARACTERISTICS
1-14. WIND
1-15. HUMIDITY
1-16. CLOUD FORMATION
1-17. TYPES OF CLOUDS
1-18. FRONTS
1-19. TEMPERATURE
1-20. WEATHER FORECASTING
1-21. RECORDING DATA
Section III. MOUNTAIN HAZARDS
1-22. SUBJECTIVE HAZARDS
1-23. OBJECTIVE HAZARDS
1-24. WEATHER HAZARDS
2-1. WATER SUPPLY
2-2. NUTRITION
2-3. PERSONAL HYGIENE AND SANITATION
Section II. ACCLIMATIZATION AND CONDITIONING
2-4. SYMPTOMS AND ADJUSTMENTS
2-5. PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CONDITIONING
Section III. MEDICAL CONSIDERATIONS
2-6. ILLNESS AND INJURY
2-7. TREATMENT AND EVACUATION
2-8. SOLAR INJURIES
2-9. COLD-WEATHER INJURIES
2-10. HEAT INJURIES
2-11. ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS
2-12. CHRONIC MOUNTAIN SICKNESS
2-13. UNDERSTANDING HIGH-ALTITUDE ILLNESSES
2-14. HIGH-ALTITUDE PULMONARY EDEMA
2-15. HIGH-ALTITUDE CEREBRAL EDEMA
2-16. HYDRATION IN HAPE AND HACE
Section I. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND MAINTENANCE
3-1. FOOTWEAR
3-2. CLOTHING
3-3. CLIMBING SOFTWARE
3-4. CLIMBING HARDWARE
3-5. SNOW AND ICE CLIMBING HARDWARE
3-6. SUSTAINABILITY EQUIPMENT
Section II. EQUIPMENT PACKING
3-7. CHOICE OF EQUIPMENT
3-8. TIPS ON PACKING
Section I. PREPARATION, CARE AND MAINTENANCE, INSPECTION, TERMINOLOGY
4-1. PREPARATION
4-2. CARE AND MAINTENANCE
4-3. INSPECTION
4-4. TERMINOLOGY
Section II. COILING, CARRYING, THROWING
4-5. COILING AND CARRYING THE ROPE
4-6. THROWING THE ROPE
SECTION III. KNOTS
4-9. DOUBLE FISHERMAN’S KNOT
4-10. FIGURE-EIGHT BEND
4-11. WATER KNOT
4-12. BOWLINE
4-13. ROUND TURN AND TWO HALF HITCHES
4-14. FIGURE-EIGHT RETRACE (REROUTED FIGURE-EIGHT)
4-15. CLOVE HITCH
4-17. DIRECTIONAL FIGURE-EIGHT
4-18. BOWLINE-ON-A-BIGHT (TWO-LOOP BOWLINE)
4-19. TWO-LOOP FIGURE-EIGHT
4-20. FIGURE-EIGHT LOOP (FIGURE-EIGHT-ON-A-BIGHT)
4-21. PRUSIK KNOT
4-22. BACHMAN KNOT
4-23. BOWLINE-ON-A-COIL
4-24. THREE-LOOP BOWLINE
4-25. FIGURE-EIGHT SLIP KNOT
4-26. TRANSPORT KNOT (OVERHAND SLIP KNOT/MULE KNOT)
4-27. KLEIMHIEST KNOT
4-28. FROST KNOT
4-29. GIRTH HITCH
4-30. MUNTER HITCH
4-31. RAPPEL SEAT
4-32. GUARDE KNOT
Section I. NATURAL ANCHORS
5-1. TREES
5-2. BOULDERS
5-3. CHOCKSTONES
5-4. ROCK PROJECTIONS
5-5. TUNNELS AND ARCHES
5-6. BUSHES AND SHRUBS
5-7. SLINGING TECHNIQUES
Section II. ANCHORING WITH THE ROPE
5-8. ROPE ANCHOR
5-13. SPRING-LOADED CAMMING DEVICE
5-14. BOLTS
5-15. EQUALIZING ANCHORS
Section I. CLIMBING FUNDAMENTALS
6-1. ROUTE SELECTION
6-2. TERRAIN SELECTION FOR TRAINING
6-3. PREPARATION
6-4. SPOTTING
6-5. CLIMBING TECHNIQUE
6-6. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
6-7. MARGIN OF SAFETY
Section II. USE OF HOLDS
6-8. CLIMBING WITH THE FEET
6-9. USING THE HANDS
6-10. COMBINATION TECHNIQUES
Section III. ROPED CLIMBING
6-11. TYING-IN TO THE CLIMBING ROPE
6-12. PRESEWN HARNESSES
6-13. IMPROVISED HARNESSES
Section IV. BELAY TECHNIQUES
6-14. PROCEDURE FOR MANAGING THE ROPE
6-15. CHOOSING A BELAY TECHNIQUE
6-16. ESTABLISHING A BELAY
6-17. SETTING UP A BELAY
6-18. TOP-ROPE BELAY
Section V. CLIMBING COMMANDS
6-19. VERBAL COMMANDS
6-20. ROPE TUG COMMANDS
Section VI. ROPED CLIMBING METHODS
6-21. TOP-ROPED CLIMBING
6-22. LEAD CLIMBING
6-23. AID CLIMBING
6-24. THREE-MAN CLIMBING TEAM
Section I. FIXED ROPE
7-1. INSTALLATION
7-2. UTILIZATION
7-7. OPERATION OF THE RAPPEL POINT
7-8. RECOVERY OF THE RAPPEL POINT
7-9. TYPES OF RAPPELS
Section III. ONE-ROPE BRIDGE
7-10. SITE SELECTION
7-11. INSTALLATION USING TRANSPORT TIGHTENING SYSTEM
7-12. INSTALLATION USING Z-PULLEY TIGHTENING SYSTEM
7-13. UTILIZATION
7-14. HAULING LINE
7-15. RETRIEVAL
Section IV. SUSPENSION TRAVERSE
7-16. SITE SELECTION
7-17. INSTALLATION
7-18. RETRIEVAL
Section V. VERTICAL HAULING LINE
7-19. SITE SELECTION
7-20. INSTALLATION
7-21. RETRIEVAL
Section VI. SIMPLE RAISING SYSTEMS
7-22. Z-PULLEY SYSTEM
7-23. U-PULLEY SYSTEM
8-1. BASIC PRINCIPLES
8-2. TECHNIQUES
8-4. NAVIGATION
8-5. ROUTE PLANNING
8-6. ROUTE SELECTION
9-5. ROPE INSTALLATIONS
9-6. SAFETY
9-7. SWIMMING
10-1. MOVEMENT OVER SNOW
10-3. USE OF ICE AX AND CRAMPONS
10-4. GLISSADING
10-5. SNOW AND ICE ANCHORS
10-6. ROPED CLIMBING ON ICE AND SNOW
10-7. MOVEMENT ON GLACIERS
10-8. GLACIER BIVOUAC PROCEDURES
11-1. CONSIDERATIONS
11-2. PLANNING RESCUE OPERATIONS
11-3. MASS CASUALTIES
11-4. SPECIAL TRAINING
11-5. PREPARATION FOR EVACUATION
11-6. MANUAL CARRIES
11-7. LITTERS
11-8. RESCUE SYSTEMS
11-9. LOW-ANGLE EVACUATION
11-10. HIGH-ANGLE EVACUATION
GLOSSARY
REFERENCES
AUTHENTICATION
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