Mountaineering is aimed at anyone interested in outdoor pursuits on hills and mountains - including hill walkers, climbers mountaineers and members of adventure expeditions. The book contains step-by-step guidance to every skill that you need in order to be safe on the mountain, including: navigation weather rock climbing Via Ferrata big wall climbing winter climbing Alpine climbing snow shoeing ski mountaineering. Each skill is clearly explained and supported with illustrations and stunning 'on location' photography. It will cover skills and techniques of all levels of activity, making it suitable for beginners and experienced climbers.
Alun Richardson is an International Mountain Guide - the highest qualification for worldwide climbing, mountaineering and exploration. He is an experienced guide and tutor and regularly teaches at the National Mountaineering Centres, and internationally. He is also secretary of the British Mountain Guides Association.