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Cave exploring : the definitive guide to caving technique, safety, gear, and trip leadership

Author: Paul Burger
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : FalconGuide, ©2006.
Series: Falcon guide.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to cave exploration, discussing gear, clothing, and other equipment, explaining safety rules, describing the techniques of horizontal, wet, and advanced caving, and discussing caving hazards, and trip organization and leadership. Includes resources.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Burger
ISBN: 0762725605 9780762725601
OCLC Number: 62615915
Description: vii, 119 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Contents: An introduction to caving --
Caving styles --
Types of caves --
Speleothems --
Why are caves important? --
Caving basics --
Getting into caving --
Caving gear : a quick overview --
Clothing --
Other equipment --
Lights --
Basic safety --
Low-impact caving --
Horizontal caving --
Additional equipment --
Orienteering : cave maps --
Techniques --
Caving hazards --
Trips and falls --
Rockfall --
Getting lost --
Hypothermia --
Dehydration --
Bad air --
Bad water --
In case of accident --
First aid --
Wet caving --
Clothing --
Cave packs --
Emergency equipment --
Special precautions --
Techniques --
Hazards and water emergencies --
Trip organization and leadership --
Why training trips? --
Pretrip planning --
In-cave leadership --
Dealing with common caving problems --
Caving rights and responsibilities --
Advanced caving --
Vertical caving --
Cave camping --
Ice caves --
Cavern, cave, and sump diving.
Series Title: Falcon guide.
Responsibility: Paul Burger.
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The mysterious world of caves has held our attention since Pleistocene people first painted the walls of Lascaux. In this book, veteran caver Jill Florio teaches a complete course in speleology - the  Read more...

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