Volume 3 - Winter Skills

A beautifully illustrated, thoroughly comprehensive guide to winter mountain walking and winter climbing, as much aimed at instructors as walkers and climbers.

The official handbook of the UK Mountain Training organisation (was Mountain Leader Training Board and Walking Group Leader schemes). A beautifully illustrated, thoroughly comprehensive guide to winter mountain walking and winter climbing, as much aimed at instructors as walkers and climbers.

Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including:
Winter navigation and equipment for walking and climbing.
Use of the ice axe and crampons for all levels of winter mountaineering.
Snow safety and avalanche evaluation.
Winter anchors, belays and climbing strategies.
Security on steep ground, and rope-work for winter climbing.
Coaching winter mountaineering at all levels from novice to advanced.

Superbly illustrated with loads of colour photos and diagrams.

Part of a series of books of which Volume 1 covers hill walking, and Volume 2, rock climbing.

By Andy Cunningham and Allen Fyfe.

Card cover, 23cm x 15cm, 317 pages.

Revised 2020.

ISBN: 978-0-993033-71-1.

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