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
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
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
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
As Europe is unlocked, BMC travel insurance is loaded with the essential cover that you need for adventure.
From 10 July, many European destinations are opening up to UK travellers. This means that you can still have your summer adventure – from sport climbing in Spain to trekking in the Alps.
BMC travel insurance comes in five policies: Travel, Trek, Rock, Alpine and Ski and High Altitude.
All of our policies include the following Coronavirus cover:
24-hour emergency assistance helpline
£10 million emergency medical cover
£100,000 Search, rescue and recovery cover
Please be aware that there is no cover for cancellation, curtailment, delays or journey disruption in any way caused by or resulting from coronavirus / Covid-19. Read more about the Covid-travel FAQs here
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