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NOLS RIVER RESCUE: ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR BOATERS

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Author: Nate Ostis
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS
ISBN: 0-8117-3352-1
ISBN #: 0-8117-3352-1
Binding Type: Softcover
NOLS RIVER RESCUE: ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR BOATERS * From the outdoor training experts* Rescue techniques using rope, throw bags* Wading techniques, safe crossings, swimming skillsLaying the groundwork of basic river knowledge, including hydrology and the anatomy of rivers, Ostis covers general river risk management and specific rescue techniques. Learn wading techniques, boat-to-boat rescue management with various types of crafts, rope and rescue systems, and much more.ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Nate Ostis has paddled, guided, and instructed in seven countries, including a first descent on a 160-mile section of class V whitewater in China. He is a senior field staff for NOLS and their Wilderness Medicine Institute, leading first aid, rock climbing, backpacking, and whitewater courses. Ostis currently serves as a Rescue 3 International Swiftwater Rescue Instructor, a Swiftwater Instructor Trainer for the American Canoe Association, and owner/instructor of Wilderness Rescue International. ISBN: 0-8117-3352-1 publish date: 12/31/2009

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