Skills and techniques for Hill Walking Hill Walking Essentials is the fourth title in the extremely popular series of good practice DVDs, written by the experts. Filmed in the Lake District and the Scottish Highlands, the DVD outlines the essential skills and techniques for summer hill walking in the UK. In 2007, the Mountain Rescue teams of England and Wales dealt with 778 incidents, a 23% increase since 2003. As with previous DVDs in the series, Hill Walking Essentials has been produced to educate mountain users, making them aware of the often hostile environment of our uplands. The DVD will also inspire, with the dramatic beauty of two of the UK’s most popular walking areas shown to full effect.
The film follows two walkers, Frederlina and Ben, as they plan their days and follow their walks. We see the challenges they face and the decisions they make. In addition to the film, the technical chapters include: Navigation, Scrambling, Weather, River Crossings, Mountain Rescue, Ticks and Hazards. 40 Mins documentary/100 mins of technical chapters
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