Winter Skills is packed with essential information and techniques for walkers and climbers. This fully updated third edition includes the latest guidance on good practice, in particular the section on snow and avalanche, as well as some modernising of climbing techniques to align with current methods and equipment.
This book is the official handbook for Mountain Training's winter schemes and is a reference tool for every mountaineer venturing onto non-glacial snow and ice.
Split into six sections Winter Skills includes: Winter Environment, Basic Winter Skills, Snow & Avalanche, Security on Steep Ground, Winter Climbing & Winter Incidents. In each section the text is aimed at everyone involved in walking and climbing in winter with specific advice.
The easy reference colour-coded pages with striking illustrations and stunning photography is the third volume in the highly acclaimed series of manuals produced by Mountain Training, the authors are two of Scotland`s most respected activists.
Written by: Allen Fyffe and Andy Cunningham
Release date: March 2020
Publisher: Vertebrate Graphics
Price includes postage and packing to a UK mainland address