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Hillwalkers Manual

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A comprehensive and practical manual for the hillwalker, covering equipment, safety, navigation, survival and photography. This guidebook contains information on organisations, the hill environment, weather and nature in the hills. The aim is to equip walkers with all the practical skills needed to plan and execute a great day in the hills.

The leading practical manual for the walker, covering equipment, safety, navigation, survival and photography.

The book is split into the following sections:

  • The Hillwalker's World - Weather and seasons, physical features, altitude and nature, organisations, hill environment
  • Equipment - Footwear, clothing, rucksacks, winter, equipment care
  • Navigation - Using the map, compass work, other methods of navigation
  • Techniques - Route planning, preparation, footcare, group leadership, solo walking, walking technique
  • Survival - Being prepared, dealing with natural hazards, accident and rescue
  • Photography - Cameras, lenses, filters, tripods, film, storage, techniques, sharp photographs, light, composition.



Product InfoDeliveryRelated ProductsThe Author
Publisher:
Cicerone
Language:
English
Edition:
Second
Format:
21.6 x 13.8 x 1.5cm
Weight:
300 gms
No. of pages:
160
Release:
Mar 2009
Cover:
Paperback laminated
ISBN:
9781852843410

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