The Complete Caving Manual

Sparrow, Andy

(Paperback - 2009)
The Complete Caving Manual
Underground cave systems have a unique fascination for explorers, with their soaring caverns, breath-taking formations, and potential for finding uncharted passageways. Illustrated throughout with stunning photographs and explanatory diagrams, The Complete Caving Manual is a comprehensive guide to safe, responsible caving for novices and experts alike. Topics covered include: how caves and cave formations develop; modern caving equipment; planning and preparation for a caving trip; party leadership; horizontal techniques; vertical techniques and rope work; dealing with emergencies; exploring underground; cave flora and fauna, and where to cave.
Published: Wiltshire, UK : The Crowood Press, 2009.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 1847971466
Branch Call Number: 796.525 SPA REV. ED.
Characteristics: 206 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 cm.


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