Glacier Mountaineering provides the knowledge and skills needed to safely and self-sufficiently navigate over glacier terrain. Hundreds of hilarious and helpful illustrations by Mike Clelland complement the clear and concise text by Andy Tyson.
Providing critical instruction for anyone planning to travel over glacier country—from the Cascades to the Rockies to Denali—this book will guide and entertain readers through glacier anatomy, equipment, route finding, and rescue techniques.
Andy Tyson has worked for years at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Alpine Ascents International, and Exum Mountain Guides. He teaches and guides in the world's high peaks and remote ranges, training aspiring climbers and guides.
Mike Clelland is an illustrator and NOLS instructor who has drawn cartoons for a series of instructional books for FalconGuides, including Allen and Mike's Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book and Allen & Mike's Really Cool Telemark Tips.