Manual Of U.S. Cave Rescue Techniques, 3rd Ed.


The latest compilation of cave rescue techniques from the National Cave Rescue Commission of the National Speleological Society. 25 years since the last manual was published this is fully redone and up to date.

The manual covers all aspects of cave rescue and is a valuable addition to NCRC training as well as a good guide for anyone involved with or responsible for search and rescue from caves.

Color photos and illustrations throughout. Covers the underground environment, safe caving guidelines, cave rescue equipment, litter rigging, psychological considerations, cave search techniques, cave medical considerations, underground communications, cave rigging techniques, patient packaging and care, patient in-cave transport, crack and crevice techniques, cave water dangers & rescues, large party rescues, small party rescues, and caving self rescues. 2018 Version 2.1.