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- 2nd Edition
- David & Charles
- 100 colour illustrations 150 colour photos
- 150 colour photos, 100 colour illustrations
- 208 x 155 x 23 mm
- 544 g
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Mountain Skills Training Handbook
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Pete Hill MIC, FRGS is a highly regarded, fully-qualified and experienced mountaineering instructor. He is author of The International Handbook of Technical Mountaineering and The Complete Guide to Climbing and Mountaineering (both D&C). Stuart Johnson MIC, is an accomplished mountaineer, instructor and consultant and has been a full member of the Association of Moutaineering Instructors since 1992.
Foreword by Nigel Williams; Introduction; Part one - Mountain Leadership Skills Navigation, river crossing, security on steep ground, emergency evacuation; Part two - Technical Skills for Summer and Winter Climbing Knots, tying in, belay methods, rock climbing, summer/winter multi-pitch changeovers, lowering, abseiling, short roping, improvised rescue techniques, single-pitch climbing sessions; Part three - Avalanche Awareness The snow pack, safe-travel tips, searching techniques; Part four - Snowcraft Skills The ice axe, self-belay, self-arrest, the boot as a tool, step cutting, crampons, the teaching of a crampon, techniques, snow and ice anchors, snow shelters; Gear lists; Author biographies; Index.