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An impressive and comprehensive book, Mountaineering is perfect for the complete beginner or the seasoned mountaineer who aspires to venture into the world’s hills and mountains. This essential reference includes hiking and trekking basics: packing your backpack, interpreting maps, rock climbing, winter mountaineering, the precautions necessary to stay safe, alpinism, ski mountaineering and snowshoeing, and expeditioning to remote parts of the globe.
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About the Author
Alun Richardson is a photographer and International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA) mountain guidethe highest qualification for worldwide mountaineering and exploration. He runs a climbing and mountaineering school in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
George Manley is a qualified mountaineering instructor and a professional illustrator. He has taught climbing and mountaineering for many years. He lives in Chester, England.
Table of Contents
Foreword Pat Litttejohn OBE iv
1 Mountain Walking and Trekking 2
2 Rock Climbing 54
3 Winter Mountaineering 158
4 Alpinism 212
5 Ski Mountaineering and Snowshoeing 248
6 Expeditions to Remote Areas of the World 282