About this product:
Every year, novice and experienced climbers are injured and killed by inadequate preparation and errors in judgment. Published annually since 1947, Accidents in North American Mountaineering details the years most significant and teachable accidents. For each incident, the AACs Safety Advisory Council analyzes what went wrong so you can avoid similar situations in the future.
The 2013 Accidents is chock full of life-saving information—from this year's "Know the Ropes: Lowering", to a variety of accident reports from both in the mountains and at the crags which are then analyzed by the experts. Reading Accidents helps make sure you and your partners stay safe out there.
American Alpine Club members receive a free copy of the 120-page Accidents (retail $12.95), just one of many member benefits.