Irish Peaks (Collection)
Irish Peaks is Mountaineering Ireland's new guide ot hillwalking on Ireland's highest mountains
Navigation in the Mountains
This book is the reference tool for all walkers who wish to maintain or improve their navigation techniques as well as containing specific ideas for anyone wanting to help teach and lead others
International Mountain Trekking
A practical manual for Trekkers and Leaders
Packed with essential information including Expedition planning, Health and altitude related problems, Dealing with hazards, Mountain environments around the world, Navigation and weather.
This book is a reference tool for every trekker, from novice to expert, as well as containing specific ideas for anynoe wanting to help teach, lead or instruct others.
Thoroughly updated to reflect developments in climbing since the second edition, the indoor climbing content has been expanded and several chapters have been rewritten and reordered to support new and developing climbers alike. Its functional design remains, with easy-reference colour-coded pages, striking illustrations that complement the text and inspiring photos that give a genuine flavour of the breadth of climbing possibilities across the UK and Ireland. It is the second of a series of manuals from Mountain Training UK and Ireland that includes the highly successful ‘Hill Walking’ and ‘Winter Skills’.
Written by one of the best known rock climbing instructors in the UK this is the definitive and comprehensive ‘how to climb’ textbook (55,000 copies sold), now in its revised and updated third edition. It covers un-roped bouldering and movement skills as well as every aspect of indoor, single and multi-pitch rock climbing, abseiling, problem solving, the climbing environment, the history and development of the sport and much more.
This book is a reference tool for every climber, from novice to expert, as well as containing specific ideas for anyone wanting to help coach and instruct others. It is the official handbook for the UK and Ireland qualification system that includes all of Mountain Training’s qualifications as well as their Rock Skills courses. It is endorsed by the BMC, Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland.
Libby Peter is a well known and well respected International Mountain Guide and Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor. She has visited many of the major climbing areas across the world, sampling all aspects of climbing from bouldering to high altitude mountaineering and everything in between. She currently combines climbing with freelance guiding and instructing from her base in North Wales alongside providing technical support to Mountain Training UK and Ireland.
The Mountain Leader: A Practical Manual
Being a Mountain Leader is so much more than map reading and ropework. This book is aimed at Mountain Leaders and is designed to help them be a better leader once they have the qualification. There is advice herein for trainees and trainers, for the assessed and the assessor. This book moves away from the technical skills gained during training and assessment and focuses on actually being a Mountain Leader. What it does so well is demonstrate what is required to be a good and effective leader after attaining the qualification.
Hill Walking: The Official Handbook of the Mountain
Written by Steve Long
The official handbook of the Mountain Leader and Walking Group Leader schemes.
Packed with essential information and techniques, this book is the official handbook for the ML and WGL schemes. The book is a reference tool for every walker
Essential walking and climbing techniques
A Mountain Training UK handbook covering sections on:
* Winter navigation and equipment for walking and climbing
* Use of the ice axe and crampons for all levels of mountaineering
* Snow safety and avalanche evaluation
* Winter anchors, belays and climbing strategies
* Security on steep ground and rope-work for winter climbing
* Coaching winter mountaineering at all levels from novice to advanced