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IN 0486 Mountaineering Techniques (Basic)

IN 0486 Mountaineering Techniques (Basic)

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US Army Handbook from the Infantry School in Fort Benning
US Army Handbook from the Infantry School in Fort Benning

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MOUNTAINEERING TECHNIQUES (BASIC)
BILL LYDE GS9/E. LIVINGSTON GS12SUBCOURSE NO. IN 0486UNITED STATES ARMY INFANTRY SCHOOLFORT BENNING, GEORGIA 31905-5593
6 Credit Hours
SUBCOURSE OVERVIEW
This subcourse is designed to teach you the techniques you must know in order to copewith mountainous terrain. The subcourse contains information on identifying the differenttypes of terrain; characteristics of weather and climate; acclimatization and conditioning;and basic mountaineering techniques.Mountains exist in almost every country in the world. Almost every war has includedsome type of mountain operations. This pattern will not change; therefore, you will fightin mountainous terrain in future conflicts. Mountain operations have not changed, but theequipment and transportation available today have changed. The helicopter allows accessto terrain that was once unreachable or could be reached only by slow methodicalclimbing. If bad weather exists, you must still use mountain climbing techniques to reachan objective.There are no prerequisites for this subcourse.This subcourse reflects the doctrine which was current at the time it was prepared. In your own work situation, always refer to the latest publications.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE
 
TASK: Demonstrate a comprehension and knowledge of terrain, weather, climate,acclimatization and conditioning, and basic mountaineering techniques.CONDITIONS: Given the subcourse material, a combat (training) scenario, and extracts,as applicable, the student will complete the examination at the end of this subcourse.STANDARDS: The student will successfully answer 70% of the questions on a multiple-choice based examination for subcourse IN 0486 demonstrating an understanding of terrain, weather, and climate, acclimatization and conditioning, and basic mountaineeringtechniques.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
LESSON 1: MOUNTAINEERING CONDITIONSPart A: Terrain Part B: Climate Part C: Acclimatization and Conditioning Part D: Illness and InjuryPractice Exercise LESSON 2: MOUNTAINEERING EQUIPMENTPart A: Climbing Ropes and Types of Knots Part B: Types of Snaplinks Part C: Equipment and Maintenance Part D: Types of Pitons and Piton Hammers
 
Practice Exercise LESSON 3: CLIMBING TECHNIQUESPart A: General Techniques Part B: Belays Part C: Rappelling Practice Exercise 
ADMINISTRATIVE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Number of lessons in this subcourse. Three.2. Supervisory requirements: None.
GRADING AND CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Examination: This subcourse has a multiple-choice test covering the material contained inthe three lessons. After studying the lessons and working through the practice exercises,complete the examination. A score of 70 or above is passing. Six credit hours will beawarded for successful completion of this examination.When used in this publication "he," "him," "his," and "men" represent both the masculineand feminine genders, unless otherwise stated. 

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