Climbing: Self Rescue
Co-Authored with Andy Tyson.
The Mountaineers Books. A 236 page instructional text on improvised self-rescue in the vertical world. The book focuses on step-by-step instructions of different rescue procedures. There is also a section aimed at improving readers’ critical thinking skills through the use of scenarios. All photos (except where noted) taken by the authors. Available in Spanish.
“A must-read..Those with a working knowledge of rope management and anchor systems can understand the techniques.” — Rock & Ice
“Gem of a book…Its backpack-suitable size and laminated cover make it appropriate for field or armchair use.” — Wilderness Medicine magazine
“Should be on the shelves of any serious, regular climber.” — Midwest Book Review
“Companion Rescue” Mountain Medicine and Technical Rescue
The most up-to-date, comprehensive book on the subject. This chapter describes a few basic companion rescue scenarios. Textbook for the Wilderness Medical Society’s Diploma in Mountain Medicine.
Soon available for purchase
“Mush!” Best of Backpacker 2014: True Tales of Outdoor Adventure
The adventure of trading a backpack for a pack of dogs in the Canadian wilds.
“By Foot or By Float” Best of Backpacker 2013: True Tales of Outdoor Adventure
Exploring Canyonlands National Park by packraft means experiencing the terrain on a whole new level, one inaccessible to trips built around a single, traditional mode of travel.
“Solo Celebration.” Going Alone.
Edited by Susan Fox Rogers. Seal Press 2004. An essay describing a woman’s solo climbing endeavors and the resulting reflections from attempting an ambitious undertaking alone.