Mountain Training Handbook: Winter Skills

Stock No 49723
EAN/ISBN 9780954151133
Author: Andy Cunningham, Allen Fyffe
Publisher: MLTUK
Format: PB

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This is the official handbook of the Moutaineering Instructor Certificate and Winter Mountain Leader schemes, and is a reference tool for every mountaineer venturing onto non--glaciated snow and ice. Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including: Winter navigation and equipment for walking and climbing, winter anchors, belays and climbing strategies, use of the ice axe and crampons for all levels of winter mountaineering, snow safety and avalanche evaluation, security on steep ground and rope work for winter climbing, and coaching winter mountaineering for all levels from novice to advanced. With easy-reference colour-coded pages, striking illustrations and stunning photography, this is a must have for anyone undertaking these courses or interested in winter walking and climbing.

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