Rucksack Guide — Winter Mountaineering is your essential handbook for the winter mountain. It offers concise guidance and support for whatever situations you might find yourself in, including:
technical skills: tips and reminders on the key techniques
equipment: from choosing the right crampons to ice climbing
navigation: various techniques to help in a range of weather conditions
safety: essential procedures to ensure the safety of yourself, your party and others on the mountain
emergencies: guidance on what to do in extreme situations.
The book is colour-coded for easy reference and all information is presented in lists and tables, making it simple to understand in testing conditions.
The Rucksack Guide series is adapted from Mountaineering: the essential skills for mountain walkers and climbers, the definitive handbook for hill walkers, climbers and mountaineers.