hillwalking the official handbook of the mountain training walking schemes

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Author : Steve Long
ISBN : 9780993033704
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Hillwalking is an indispensable guide to the skills required for summer hill walking and is a major reference book for those who wish to lead groups in the UK and Ireland. It is the official handbook for Mountain Training's walking schemes. This fully updated third edition covers every aspect of walking in the hills, from clothing and equipment to access and the environment. It also covers camping, route finding and navigation, the weather, party management, hazards and risk management, and incidents and first aid. The book contains new information about access to the hills and advice for leaders working with people with disabilities. The navigation section has also been expanded to include major updates about digital mapping and GPS devices in this increasingly technological age. Written by International Mountain Guide Steve Long with contributions from staff at the National Mountaineering Centre Plas y Brenin, Hillwalking is endorsed by the British Mountaineering Council, Mountaineering Council of Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland. The publisher, Mountain Training, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and currently oversees 13 skills and leadership schemes in walking, climbing and mountaineering.

Hill Walking

Author : Steve Long
ISBN : 0954151100
Genre : Mountaineering
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Navigation In The Mountains

Author : Carlo Forte
ISBN : 9780954151188
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 31. 30 MB
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Navigation in the Mountains - The Definitive Guide for Hill Walkers, Mountaineers & Leaders is the official navigation book for all Mountain Training schemes. Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including: all aspects of mountain navigation; the additional techniques required in winter; adaptations in navigation techniques for use overseas; the use of GPS; digital mapping; and the teaching of navigation. This book is the reference tool for all walkers who wish to maintain or improve their navigation techniques as well as containing specific ideas for anyone wanting to help teach and lead others. Its functional design with easy reference colour coded pages, striking illustrations that complement the text and inspiring photographs make this book an indispensable guide. It is the fourth in a series of manuals and has been written and compiled by Carlo Forte, the Chief Instructor at the National Mountain Centre, Plas y Brenin, and it is published by Mountain Training UK.

Winter Skills

Author : Andy Cunningham
ISBN : 0954151135
Genre : Mountaineering
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Written by a mountain guide and a mountaineering instructor, this book's functional design with easy-reference, colour-coded pages and full colour images make it an indispensable guide to the skills required for winter walking and climbing.

Nature Of Snowdonia

Author : Mike Raine
ISBN : 9781906095109
Genre : Botany
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The first complete field guide for the mountains of Snowdonia through the seasons, its plants, animals and rocks. Everything you're likely to see in the hills at that time of year is here in one volume. Follow the seasons of Snowdonia; winter is the perfect time for studying rocks and lichen; in spring the bog flowers flourish and beautiful orchids bloom; summer brings fruits and flowers, and the trees are in full leaf; in autumn an amazing display of funghi appear, the hill farms are busy again in preparation for winter and as the nights draw in it is time again to sit beside the fire and tell tales of local myth and legend. A little knowledge of thyme, tormentil and thrift will enhance your day in the hills. Fossil trilobytes and roche moutonn'e (rock sheep), bogbean beer and caterpillar fungus, are just some of the fascinating things you will discover.

Mountaincraft And Leadership

Author : Eric Langmuir
ISBN : 0956886906
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The title has become established as one of the authoritative texts in the field of UK mountaineering and hillwalking, both for the recreational participant and those leading others in the hills. It is now published by The Mountain Training Boards of England and Scotland. It has been thoroughly rewritten by a team of experts and specialists.

Mountain Navigation

Author : Peter Cliff
ISBN : 1871890551
Genre : Hiking
File Size : 35. 98 MB
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Rock Climbing

Author : Libby Peter
ISBN : 0954151119
Genre : Rock climbing
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The official instructional guide for rock climbers. A reference tool for those who wish to climb, instruct, coach and lead.

Hostile Habitats

Author : Nick Kempe
ISBN : 0907521932
Genre : Mountains
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Compiled by some of the country's leading experts in their fields, this book offers a detailed introduction to the natural and man-made environment of Scotland's mountains, written by hillwalkers for hillwalkers.

International Mountain Trekking

Author : Plas y Brenin (Wales) National Mountain Centre
ISBN : 0954151178
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Written by the team that train International Mountain Leaders, this is the definitive and comprehensive textbook on how to go trekking in mountains around the world. It covers every aspect of trekking: planning, travelling, accommodation, in-country support, the environment, staying healthy, dealing with problems, altitude, navigation, weather and hazards such as rivers, rocky ground and snow.

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