By George Marbach, Bernard Tourte, Melanie Alspaugh
Translated and tailored from the French by way of Melanie Alspaugh 2002, Speleo initiatives, structure 17 x 25cm, hardbound English, with illustrations, 320 Pages ISBN 3-908495-10-5 Nonfiction caving, rescue and vertical recommendations manual.
The long-awaited English variation of the vintage French guide, a definitive resource for vertical and horizontal caving concepts between cavers around the world, is now translated and up to date from the 3rd French version (2000). whereas it emphasizes vertical caving and rigging practices, it additionally offers new and thorough discussions on many different elements of cave exploration together with: gear standards and use, education, vitamin, and psychological future health, vacationing successfully during the cave, off and on rope, systematic prospection tools, emergency self and small-party rescue.
Whether you cave on or off rope, within the excessive mountains or within the equatorial jungle, as a speleo-tourist or a hardcore explorer, this publication offers crucial info on find out how to optimize your potency and confirm your final security within the demanding surroundings of vertical caves.
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