This visually attractive and clearly written guide is for parents and others who have little knowledge of climbing, hill walking or mountaineering. Specialist and technical terms are explained simply. The guide is well illustrated with photographs and diagrams.
There are sections on: The benefits of climbing, hill walking and mountaineering; the risks involved; child protection; indoor climbing; the great outdoors; equipment; parental responsibility; the nature of clubs; instruction; awards and qualifications; the role of the BMC.
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19 February 2014
hill walkers and mountaineers, including ski-mountaineers., The BMC (British Mountaineering Council) is the representative body that exists to protect the freedoms and promote the interests of climbers