International Mountain Rescue Handbook
By: Hamish MacInnes (author)Paperback
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Since The International Mountain Rescue Handbook was first published in 1972, it has become the standard handbook of rescue teams throughout the world. Written by a world authority in this field, it covers all aspects of the vital elements of modern search and rescue.
Hamish MacInnes, O.B.E., B.E.M., has been in the vanguard of search and rescue for over 40 years. He lives in Glencoe. As an international mountaineer and leader of the Glencoe Mountain Rescue team, he has taken part in 7 Himalayan expeditions and many more to the Andes and other mountain ranges. He designed the first all-metal ice axe and was a pioneer in the dropped-pick technology of modern ice climbing. His mountain rescue stretchers are used internationally and he was the founder of the Search and Rescue Dog Association.
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