Safety on Mountains booklet

Posted by Jonathan Garside on 26/11/2010

For new and experienced walkers alike, Safety on Mountains is packed with advice.

Whether planning a short summer walk or a multi-day winter trip, Safety on Mountains highlights the essentials skills and techniques.

Topics covered include:

  • Clothing and equipment
  • Hazards
  • Mountain weather
  • Navigation – and what to do if you get lost
  • Walking in winter – including ice axe and crampon use
  • Camping in the hills
  • Access and conservation
  • Emergency procedures
  • First aid

Safety on Mountains has been in print for over thirty years; this new edition is packed with up to date information and advice, making it the perfect hill walker’s handbook.

“Indispensable reading for anyone venturing into the hills and mountains.” TRAIL

Buy Safety on Mountains from the BMC online shop

Bulk ordering
Safety on Mountains has been a perennial favourite with youth organisations, and the book can be bought for only £4.00 per copy if ordering 10 or more copies using our bulk buy order form
 

 


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