Winter Skills is packed with essential information and techniques for climbers & walkers. This book is Mountain Training's official handbook for the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate (MIC) and Winter Mountain Leader (MLW) awards.
Split into six sections Winter Skills includes: Winter Environment, Basic Winter Skills, Snow & Avalanche, Security on Steep Ground, Winter Climbing & Winter Incidents. In each section the text is aimed at everyone involved in walking and climbing in winter with specific advice. The author makes references to the range of hills and cliffs of the UK & Ireland and the text & illustrations acknowledge the diverse range of people who enjoy winter mountaineering.