About this product:
Published annually since 1948, Accidents in North American Climbing reports on the year’s most significant and educational climbing accidents. In each case, we analyze what went wrong, helping climbers prevent or survive similar situations in the future.
Accidents 2016 has a new name, reflecting our expanded coverage of rock climbing, and it is printed in full color for the first time in its long history. This year’s "Know the Ropes" section covers the fundamentals of sound belaying, whether you’re sport climbing or mountaineering. "Danger Zones" analyzes accidents on the most popular routes of the Grand Teton, helping climbers plan safer ascents of alpine climbs. And the book is packed with the gripping first-hand reports and expert analyses of accidents you've come to expect.