Mountain Skills Training Handbook (inbunden)
Inbunden (Hardback)
Antal sidor
2nd Edition
David & Charles
100 colour illustrations 150 colour photos
150 colour photos, 100 colour illustrations
208 x 155 x 23 mm
544 g
Mountain Skills Training Handbook (inbunden)

Mountain Skills Training Handbook

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This is a complete guide to all aspects of climbing and mountaineering across the seasons for both instructors and amateur climbers alike. Extensively revised and updated with the latest safety guidance, techniques and equipment designs. Practical instruction and clear diagrams and photographs cover all of the techniques, equipment and skills for safe and enjoyable climbing all year round. The book is written by two of the UK's foremost mountaineering experts. The Foreword is by Nigel Williams, Head of Training at Glenmore Lodge, Scotland's National Outdoor Training Centre. It is fully endorsed by the AMI.
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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.