Rock Climbing Mountaineering Training Course Manual


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Climbing and Mountaineering Training

* 320 Pages
* 11 Chapters

This is a practical guide to climbing and mountaineering.

Learn the Skills

* Mountain Terrain, Weather and Hazards
* Mountain Living
* Mountaineering Equipment
* Rope Management and Knots
* Anchors
* Climbing
* Rope Installations
* Mountain Walking Techniques
* Mountain Stream Crossing
* Movement over Snow and Ice
* Mountain Rescue and Evacuation
* Levels of Military Mountaineering


Climbing and Mountaineering Training Manual (320 Pages)


Chapter 1 - Mountain Terrain, Weather, and Hazards

Section I - Mountain Terrain

Definition
Composition
Rock and Slope Types
Rock Classifications
Mountain Building
Route Classification
Cross-Country Movement
Cover and Concealment and Observation

Section II - Mountain Weather

Considerations for Planning
Mountain Air
Weather Characteristics
Wind
Humidity
Cloud Formation
Types of Clouds
Fronts
Temperature
Weather Forecasting
Recording Data

Section III - Mountain Hazards

Subjective Hazards
Objective Hazards
Weather Hazards
Avalanche Hazards


Chapter 2 - Mountain Living

Section I - Survival

Water Supply
Nutrition
Personal Hygiene
Sanitation

Section II - Acclimatization and Conditioning

Symptoms and Adjustments
Physical and Psychological Conditioning

Section III - Medical Considerations

Illness and Injury
Treatment and Evacuation
Solar Injuries
Cold-Weather Injuries
Heat Injuries
Acute Mountain Sickness
Chronic Mountain Sickness
Understanding
High-Altitude Illnesses
High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema
High-Altitude Cerebral Edema
Hydration in HAPE and HACE


Chapter 3 - Mountaineering Equipment

Section I - Equipment Description and Maintenance

Footwear
Clothing
Climbing Software
Climbing Hardware andSnow
Ice Climbing
Hardware Sustainability Equipment

Section II - Equipment Packing

Choice of Equipment
Tips on Packing


Chapter 4 - Rope Management and Knots

Section I - Preparation, Care and Maintenance, Inspection, Terminology

Preparation
Care and Maintenancel
Inspection
Terminology

Section II - Coiling, Carrying, Throwing

Coiling andCarrying the Rope
Throwing the Rope

Section III - Knots

Square Knot
Fishermanís Knot
Double Fishermanís Knot
Figure-Eight Bend
Water Knot
Bowline
Round Turn and Two Half Hitches
Figure-Eight Retrace (Rerouted Figure-Eight)
Clove Hitch
Wiremanís Knot
Directional Figure-Eight
Bowline-on-a-Bight (Two-Loop Bowline)
Two-Loop Figure-Eight
Figure-Eight Loop (Figure-Eight-on-a-Bight)
Prusik Knot
Bachman Knot
Bowline-on-a-Coil
Three-Loop Bowline
Figure-Eight Slip Knot
Transport Knot (Overhand Slip Knot/Mule Knot)
Kleimhiest Knot
Frost Knot
Girth Hitch
Munter Hitch
Rappel Seat
Guarde Knot


Chapter 5 - Anchors

Section I - Natural Anchors

Trees
Boulders
Chockstones
Rock Projections
Tunnels and Arches
Bushes and Shrubs
Slinging Techniques

Section II - Anchoring With the Rope

Rope Anchor
Tensionless Anchor

Section III - Artificial Anchors

Deadman
Pitons
Chocks
Spring-Loaded Camming Device 3
Bolts
Equalizing Anchors


Chapter 6 - Climbing

Section I - Climbing Fundamentals

Route Selection
Terrain Selection for Training
Preparation
Spotting
Climbing Technique
Safety Precautions
Margin of Safety

Section II - Use of Holds

Climbing With the Feet
Using the Hands
Combination Techniques

Section III - Roped Climbing

Tying-in to the Climbing Rope
Presewn Harnesses
Improvised Harnesses

Section IV - Belay Techniques

Procedure for Managing the Rope
Choosing a Belay Technique
Establishing a Belay
Setting Up a Belay
Top-Rope Belay

Section V - Climbing Commands

Verbal Commands
Rope Tug Commands

Section VI - Roped Climbing Methods

Top-Roped Climbing
Lead Climbing
Aid Climbing
Three-Man Climbing Team


Chapter 7 - Rope Installations

Section I - Fixed Rope

Installation
Utilization
Retrieval
Fixed Rope With Intermediate Anchors

Section II - Rappelling

Selection of a Rappel Point
Installation of the Rappel Point
Operation of the Rappel Point
Recovery of the Rappel Point
Types of Rappels

Section III - One-Rope Bridge

Site Selection
Installation Using Transport Tightening System
Installation Using Z-Pulley Tightening System
Utilization
Hauling Line
Retrieval

Section IV - Suspension Traverse

Site Selection
Installation
Retrieval

Section V - Vertical Hauling Line

Site Selection
Installation
Retrieval

Section VI - Simple Raising Systems

Z-Pulley System
U-Pulley System


Chapter 8 - Mountain Walking Techniques

Basic Principles
Techniques
Safety Considerations
Navigation
Route Planning
Route Selection


Chapter 9 - Mountain Stream Crossing

Reconnaissance
Preparation of Troops and Equipment
Individual Crossings
Team Crossing
Rope Installations
Safety
Swimming


Chapter 10 - Movement over Snow and Ice

Movement Over Snow
Movement Over Ice
Use of Ice Ax and Crampons
Glissading
Snow and Ice Anchors
Roped Climbing on Ice and Snow
Movement on Glaciers
10-8. Glacier Bivouac Procedures


Chapter 11 - Mountain Rescue and Evacuation

Considerations
Planning Rescue Operations
Mass Casualties
Special Training
Preparation for Evacuation
Manual Carries
Litters
Rescue Systems
Low-Angle Evacuation
High-Angle Evacuation


Mountaineering (Basic) (177 pages)

Section1: MOUNTAINEERING CONDITIONS

Part A: Terrain
Part B: Climate
Part C: Acclimatization and Conditioning
Part D: Illness and Injury
Practice Exercise


Section 2: MOUNTAINEERING EQUIPMENT

Part A: Climbing Ropes and Types of Knots
Part B: Types of Snaplinks
Part C: Equipment and Maintenance
Part D: Types of Pitons and Piton Hammers
Practice Exercise


Section 3: CLIMBING TECHNIQUES

Part A: General Techniques
Part B: Belays
Part C: Rappelling
Practice Exercise



Mountaineering (Advanced) (78 pages)


Section 1: Mountaineering Techniques on Glaciers & Snowcovered

Mountains


Part A: Classification of snow
Part B: Avalanches
Part C: Safety Rules
Part D: Avalanche Rescue
PART E: Movement on Snow & Ice
Practice Exercise


Section 2: MOUNTAINEERING TECHNIQUES ON ALPINE PATHS

Part A: Alpine Paths and Handlines
Part B: Steps & Ladders
Part C: Walkways
Practice Exercise




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