Winter Skills - Essential Walking and Climbing Techniques Description
Brand : Cordee
Season : Perennial
Code : 4003112
The book is a definitive reference tool for winter walkers and climbers venturing onto non-glacial snow and ice. It is essential reading for outdoor instructor aspiring towards the Winter ML or MIC awards and covers all the skills required for safe winter mountaineering in the UK.
Winter Skills is packed with essential information and techniques for climbers and walker. This book is Mountain Leader Training UK’s official handbook for the Mountaineering Instructor (MI) and Winter Mountain Leader (WML) Schemes. It is a worthy companion to Hill Walking and Rock Climbing
Split into six sections Winter Skills includes: Winter Environment, Basic Winter Skills, Snow and Avalanche, Security on Steep Ground, Winter Climbing and Winter Incidents. In each section the text is aimed at more experienced walkers and climbers looking to expand their winter skills, and includes specific advice (in text boxes throughout the book) for instructors and leaders.
The authors makes reference to the range of hills and cliffs of the UK and Ireland and the text and illustrations acknowledge the diverse range of people who enjoy winter mountaineering. Winter Skills is the third in the highly successful series of handbooks from Mountain Leader Training UK, following on from Hill Walking by Steve Long, and Rock Climbing by Libby Peter.
This technical textbook is for those interested in all aspects of winter mountaineering and has high quality designs with clear line illustrations and colour photos to further the understanding of the textual information.
- ISBN 13: 9780954151133
- Authors: Andy Cunningham and Allen Fyffe
- No of Pages: 272
- Page Size: 230 x 150
- Publisher: UKMTB*
- Published Date: Jan 2007
- Cover: paperback
- Illustrations: colour illus and photos
Andy Cunningham is a Mountaineering Instructor based in Ullapool. Allen Fyffe is a Mountain Guide and Mountaineering Instructor and is the full time Secretary of Mountain Leader Training Scotland.