Winter Skills

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£18.00

Planning on going out in the hills this winter? - This is the book for you, ranging from tips and tricks for navigation to advanced climbing techniques

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Description

The Mountain Training Association have put together a great reference text for their Winter Mountain Leader and Mountain Instructor Certificate awards -

An awesome benefit is that all this information is available to everyone in this 'Winter Skills' book. If you are experienced during summer and want to venture out in the white stuff or want to move on to Winter climbing then this book has all you need to know.

Hundreds of photos, diagrams, tips and tricks all logically take you through everything from navigating in snow and storm conditions, to how best to use your crampons.

Features

Key Features

  • Contents -
  • Mountaineering equipment
  • Environmental issues
  • Winter Weather
  • Winter Navigation
  • Basic Winter Skills
  • Ice Axes
  • Moving on Snow
  • Self Arrest
  • Crampons
  • Snow and Avalanche
  • Security on Steep ground
  • Winter Anchors and Belays
  • Winter Climbing
  • Climbing techniques
  • Winter Ridges: Rope techniques
  • Teaching Winter Climbing
  • Winter Incidents
  • Water Hazards
  • Cold Injuries
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