We continue our series of articles on orienteering. Of course, orienteering techniques largely depend on the nature of the area in which we find ourselves. But some things are basic, fundamental and common to any area. One of such techniques we will discuss today. It can be formulated: Highly sit - look away. So, today we are going to climb trees, hills, cliffs and other elevated position, to discover the nearby open spaces and to identify signs of people or ways to civilization.
Thus, the problem to find the elevation or the highest tree, suitable for vskarabkivaniya. Of course, not always the Read more [...]
Moving in gorges, canyons and mountainous terrain, you are equally proficient as lifting techniques and descent. Particularly difficult climb to almost vertical slopes of the canyons and sinkholes. On one of these lifting techniques between two closely spaced walls, rocks, we'll talk in today's article. This so-called «the rise in the pipe».
This is a really important appointment. Often when traveling over rough and mountainous terrain have to go canyoning, river beds with steep sheer cliffs, slopes – sooner or later you have to go upstairs. And it was discussed today rousing Read more [...]
Climbing rope is the number one thing in the list of equipment on any route and climbing. In this article we will talk about how to extend the life of your rope, using ordinary techniques. 1st 4 metres at either end of a climbing rope is more applicable, and therefore wear out from friction. Specifically on this part of the rope you constantly knit nodes, and, even more fundamentally, during the breakdown rope absorbs the fall, being stretched. As the breakdown of the rope gets "uwechia" due to friction on the clips of the guys. These places where the rope rubs in most cases, very rapidly wear Read more [...]
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Mountaineering - Type of tourism, which consists in moving a group of people using the muscle strength on a certain route, laid in a mountainous area in the highlands criteria. Mountaineering - a journey in the mountains on the slopes, ridges, glaciers, through mountain passes and streams. More popular in Russia mountaineering in North Ossetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Ingushetia, Krasnodar and Stavropol regions, in the Murmansk region, where the Altai, Bolshennom and Lesser Caucasus, Ridge Range, Hibinah and other mountains. Although used in mountaineering climbing elements when passing the route, Read more [...]
<%=[TAN_psinet_include "/includes/include_ad_goingplaces.html" ]%>Ascent FOR AidFebruary 23Trey miles mellowTwo years from the acme. At 16,100 feet, the air is chilli, the climbers hackneyed from the alt and the trek.The climbers bequeath render other tonight, resting up for the hardest day's tramp tomorrow to the peak crater. Aforementioned Dick Blomquist, "The upwind is form to us. I cogitate it leave be a rattling pleasant climbing."Bathroom Read more [...]
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Use case studies can be in individual or group training. For those who intend in the future to conduct educational work should prepare the tasks on the critical situation arising in the training sessions and climbing.
The authors do not recommend the use of situational problems in the form of visual aids - stands or wall posters. In teaching you can not miss the specific emergency - surprise and transience. Such problems should be put only in class or exam and at the same time limit the real solutions of the problem. Solving situational problems can not devote a single lesson, and complete Read more [...]
In Fig. 1 shows the general statistics of accidents in the mountains over the past 50 years. Index NA denotes an accident in which one person died. The graph shows that as improving education and training in mountaineering injuries on massive training routes I-II R / T has reduced. However, the increasing complexity and difficulty of climbing itself increase the number of annual passable routes higher categories has meant that in the period from 1945 to 1960, accidents on the routes to the IV-V / t increased.
The above picture shows the formation of mountain climbing as a sport from the Read more [...]
Frequently asked questions: "What to teach in mountaineering?", "How to teach mountaineering," and "Who will teach mountaineering?" With all of the content of the answers are incorporated in the "Program." If the "Program" in the form of wood, and its trunk to take home for the purpose of (direction), the strong twigs and branches will be the first level of subordination of the dominant goal. But wading through the branches, twigs, you can easily get lost in a spreading crown and did not see the barrel. This construction has to do with how the Read more [...]
Leaders mountaineering activities in the process of taking a number of preliminary organizational steps to facilitate and accelerate the rescue. They are:
1) forming spasotryada events and that training of its members so that rescuers caught up in the incident, were not able to lead the team from the bottom part of the rescue operation in a small group;
2) the development of tactical schemes of certain types of rescue operations on the main climbing routes in the area. Tactical scheme is a graphical representation of the route (using international symbols UIAA), broken into stages with Read more [...]
What we are saying to you is quite accessible. But this is only the beginning. Now I want to talk about what lies ahead of you, if you will be traveling with your passion for many years. Etoy.zadache and subject to the following parts of the book. I only remember that without special equipment and experienced leader in sophisticated travel can not walk: pointless and dangerous!
When people your age adults say "no" and "dangerous," occurs spontaneous protest. I remember that on his own. So I will try to explain why not. I am fond of all kinds of sports, but did not reach Read more [...]
Major in working with young arresters - differential treatment to all classes and climbing on the basis of quality of preparation.
The difficulty in determining the location of a spark gap in education, training or sports group is to identify the level of their training. Indeed, to judge the preparation of the arrester can basically only be based on his self-esteem and the fact that it is written in the "book climber" in past seasons. Therefore, the first series of classes devote rock engineering and engineering insurance, work on the stand and belay skills with a rope. Driving Read more [...]
Terrenkur - A method of coaching therapy consisting in metered walks to climbing on marked trails. Walking on level ground alternating with climbing strengthens and develops the function of the cardiovascular system, strengthens the myocardium improves neuro-muscular tone, improves the metabolism.
Distinguish terrenkur obschekurortny and vnutrisanatorny. Terrenkur dosed:
1) The distance of the route (an easy 500, an average of 1,500, more difficult 3,000 m);
2) climbs from a different angle of rise (from 2-3 ° to 15-20 °);
3) walking pace (slow steps in 60-80 min., Average 80-100 steps per minute.). Read more [...]
The Soviet people want to know your beautiful home: they bravely paddle kayaks light Siberian rivers, they are rising to the top of the diamond of their homeland. Noble and thrilling sport - climbing - only in the Soviet Union became available workers. Stakhanovite worker, student-student, Soviet intellectuals use their vacation for a fascinating journey through the mountains and valleys blooming Soviet soil.
Tsarist Russia, the former for many centuries a prison of nations, could grow even mountaineers from among the brave mountaineers. And the old chronicles and archival documents show Read more [...]
Moving a dangerous place, the climber must secure a successful and safe progress on this site. Climber uses for this own equipment and, above all, a rope. The main purpose of the rope-Saving: to keep from further disrupt the climber falling. Alpine climbers rope protects life.
Without mastering the technique of rope can not perform any complex climbing, you can not even provide training and training sessions on the rocks and ice, you can not learn the technique of climbing on rocks. From the first day learning the basics of climbing to familiarize with the safety of a rope.
The higher Read more [...]
In the Soviet Union began networking rescue station was started in the 30s, it completely modern structure took shape in 1959, Mountain Rescue Service is working with the Office of Soviet Union Mountaineering Council of Voluntary sports clubs and organizations, it comprises 16 control and rescue items located in the Caucasus, Pamir and Tien Shan. Voluntary spasotryady in the Crimea, in the Urals, Kamchatka. Rescue work in the mountains, we are engaged in two trade union organizations - Tourism and alpine rescue services.
All the activities of our rescue services focus on the following key Read more [...]
The concept of "security" in mountaineering has two parts, complements and builds upon each other.
The first part - "The rules of safe behavior in the mountains" - they must necessarily be aware of all the people coming back to the mountains. Newcomers participating in the first day or two on arrival at the mountain heads AM (instructor) must explain all the distinctive features of finding a person in the mountains. They need to explain where you can walk on their own, and where you can not (and most importantly, why not!), Report to the nearest territory AM Mountain Hazards Read more [...]
During the Soviet mountaineering dominant figure in the educational process and training climbers, is an instructor of mountaineering. And even in the early stages of the institute of mountaineering instructors not raised the question of the division of the term to any other category, already available in the western mountaineering school: a guide, a guide, a porter. This was aided by the organizational system of the Soviet mountaineering. And strange as it may seem today, but it is the organizational system became the basis of the direction, which became known as the "School of the Soviet Read more [...]
Dress code - storm suit, gloves, hat, high boots.
Personal equipment - ice-ax.
Equipment group - a tent, poles, banners, 2-3 avalanche shovels, 3-5 rifles, several pieces repshnura.
Organization bivouac on the grassy slopes, scree, moraine ridges, simple rocky sites. Carried out at the exit to the upper rock climbing and driving. Recall the basic requirements of the place where a camp will be organized: Protection against falling stones, lumps of ice, avalanches, location in relation to the object of climbing, protection from the wind and so on, and Publishing of leveling pads, installation Read more [...]