New Alpinists

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The 32-page booklet explores the skills, knowledge and equipment required to become an alpinist, and includes chapters on equipment, fitness preparation, planning and acclimitisation, glacier travel and hazards, huts and bivouacs, and emergency procedures

People of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can enjoy alpinism, but if the prospect of learning new skills in a harsh and complex environment seems a little bit daunting, then our new booklet will help to guide you along your first steps as an alpine climber.

Written by BMC Ambassador and aspirant Mountain Guide Calum Muskett and Mountain Guide Steve Long, there is an emphasis on making a success of your first alpine trips.

The skills, knowledge and equipment required to become an alpinist are covered to prepare you for many years of safe and memorable adventures in the high mountains.

Calum says, “Our aim with the booklet is to cover the core alpine skills, point people towards more detailed information and make alpinism more accessible for hill walkers, climbers and skiers who have yet to venture into the high mountains or glaciated terrain.”

 

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Weight 10.00 g
Author of book

Calum Muskett / Steve Long

Publisher

BMC

Language

English

Binding

Paperback

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