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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tom Vines; Steve Hudson
|Description:||xvii, 407 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.|
|Contents:||Chapter 1 The High Angle Environment Chapter 2 Personal Equipment and Protection Chapter 3 Rescue Rope and Related Equipment Chapter 4 Care and Use of Rescue Rope and Related Equipment Chapter 5 Use and Care of Basic High Angle Rescue Hardware Chapter 6 Tying Basic Knots for Rescue Chapter 7 Anchoring for High Angle Operations Chapter 8 Belaying of One-Person loads Chapter 9 Rappelling Chapter 10 Basic Ascending Techniques Chapter 11 Organizing the Team and Managing the Rescue, Medical Considerations for Rescuers* Chapter 12 Rescue Belaying Chapter 13 Pickoff Rescue Techniques Chapter 14 Litters: Packaging and Rigging, Medical Considerations for Litter Patients* Chapter 15 Slope Evacuation in Rescue Chapter 16 High Angle Lowering for Rescue Chapter 17 Hauling Systems for Rescue Chapter 18 Towers: Safety Considerations and Rescue Approaches* Chapter 19 Highlines for Rescue* Chapter 20 Special Rescue Problems* Chapter 21 Helicopter Operations for the Rescue Technician * Chapter 22 Testing of Rescue Systems and Equipment* Appendix A Standards Setting Organizations and Further Reading Appendix B High Angle Skills Checklists|
|Responsibility:||Tom Vines, Steve Hudson.|
..".High Angle Rescue is unquestionably the best Rope Rescue reference available today. The content is US orientated and can therefore be slightly at odds with countries elsewhere but the authors