When the crap hits the fan on the river and things start to get real, will you know what to do? This book is a great resource full of handy dandy information that may just save a life if you ever experience a rescue scenario. This book is a great addition to any swiftwater education or paddler's library.
River Rescue, A Manual for Whitewater Safety, is a must have book for anyone that participates in outdoor activities, from rafting, to canoeing, to kayaking. Now in it's 4th edition, this handy little book has even more information for the whitewater paddler. If you find yourself out on the river, you need to have this book! Be ready for any situation the river can throw at you.
The River Rescue Book Features:
292 fact-filled pages
New first-hand accounts of rescues
Expanded material on big-water rescue—new gear and methods
Self-rescue and rescue of others—by hand, boat, rope, and other ways
Tools and techniques—rope work, throw bags, boat handling, high- and low-tech gear to use when seconds count
Rescue organization—leadership, teamwork, patient care, evacuation, and more