Books/Maps Hillwalking- Official Handbook 3rd edition Book  £16.99

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Packed with essential information and techniques, this book is the official handbook for the Mountain Leader and Walking Group Leader Schemes. The book is split into three parts: Getting Around in the Hills, The Upland Environment and  Group Management.

Rd Edition - Revised

Chapters include information on:

  • Navigation & equipment
  • Understanding the environment & recognising its hazards including the latest information on water safety for walkers
  • Risk management, leadership & expedition skills
  • New developments in GPS, remote supervision of groups, access legislation & rope work
  • Also may tried & tested techniques that enable walkers to consolidate existing skills and develop new ones

The book is a reference tool for every walker as well as for those who wish to lead in the hills. Its functional design with easy-reference colour-coded pages, striking illustrations that complement the text and accurate relief and line maps make this book an indispensable guide to the skills required for summer hill walking.

Mountain leader training has been at the forefront in the development of walkers’ skills for forty years. This book is the first of a series of manuals for walkers and climbers and has been produced by collaboration between the authors at the Mountain Training Trust’s centre, Plas y Brenin, and experts within Mountain Leader Training.
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