Accidents in North American Climbing 2018 documents more than 100 educational climbing accidents in the United States and Canada, with expert analysis of what went wrong and how to prevent similar accidents in the future. This year’s "Know the Ropes” section offers simple ways to safeguard the 3rd- and 4th-class terrain frequently found on climbing approaches and descents, as well as many popular peaks. Our "Danger Zones” article analyzes accidents on Mt. Hood in Oregon, helping climbers plan safer ascents of snowy mountaineering routes wherever they climb. The 128-page book is packed with color photos and diagrams, plus how-to articles on other climbing and first-aid topics.