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ASTM F1773-09(2015)

Standard Terminology Relating to Climbing, Mountaineering, Search and Rescue Equipment and Practices


1.1 This terminology document is a compilation of definitions of terms, abbreviations, and acronyms that are unique to climbing, mountaineering, search and rescue collected in order to provide consistency in communication when used in actual operations, training, literature, and the statistical basis for rating a product's performance dealing with this field.

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Book of Standards Volume: 13.02
Developed by Subcommittee: F32.01
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/F1773-09R15
ICS Code: 01.040.97; 97.220.40