Alpine Essentials DVD

Posted by Jon Garside on 23/03/2007
Get alpine skills with the BMC Alpine Essentials DVD.

Looking to take your first steps on alpine terrain or sharpen up your alpine skills? If so, grab yourself a copy of our Alpine Essentials DVD.

The film shows the essential skills and techniques necessary for alpine mountaineering. It follows two mountaineers on a multi-day trip in the Swiss Alps – although the skills covered are appropriate for all glacial terrain. See how the mountaineers cope with their environment and what steps they take to both enjoy the experience and return safely.

Separate skill-specific chapters cover glacier travel, abseiling, via ferrata, crevasse rescue, moving together and more. It also covers the all-important questions about kit and what to wear.

"The Alpine Essentials DVD is long overdue, it provides valuable information ranging from mountain hut etiquette to safe travel. It goes a long way in providing examples of good practice in the Alpine environment."
- Mac Mackay - President, British Mountain Guides.

Alpine Essentials has been jointly produced by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland and the BMC. Financial support has been provided by the Catherine Smith Memorial Trust, the Ceinwen Faulkner Memorial Trust, the Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust and the Mountain Training Trust.

Buy Alpine Essentials now in the BMC shop.

Watch the Alpine Essentials trailer on BMC TV

Watch this and more skills videos on BMC TV

Buy Alpine Essentials now in the BMC shop.


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