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Alpine Karst Vol. 2 (2006)
This issue of Alpine Karst continues the classic stories of mountain cave exploration, science, and innovative alpine caving techniques. Read about blood, sweat, and tears, skis, toboggans, technical dome climbing, and a lot of pain and suffering in the Columbia Ice fields of Canada. Articles of science and exploration from the United States include contributions from Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Wyoming. There are feature articles on the deep caves of Croatia and Canada's Castleguard Cave. International topics can also be found in Bulgaria/Albania, Peru, and Swiss Pre-alps articles. There are three articles on gear and techniques, with Jay Kennedy critiquing the Petzl Nest Rescue Stretcher and Alan Warild explaining how he tunes his SRT/Frog system. With 70 maps and 127 photos. Table of contents can be found at www.alpinekarst.org.
Edited by Tina and Joe Oliphant
170 pages, softbound
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