Climbing Lessons

Climbing Lessons

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Climbing Lessons describes the work of an instructor of outdoor pursuits from the late 1960s to the early 1990s. It is set mainly at an outdoor-education centre in Derbyshire, northern England. The book is accessible to casual, non-specialist readers as well as to outdoor professionals. It presents outdoor education in plain English. Climbing Lessons gives one persona€™s perspective. It covers one period. Its style differs sharply and deliberately from that of academic works on outdoor education. The author turned somersaults to avoid the jargon of education. One tertiary lecturer remarked: a€˜I made use of one of the chapters in a new unit ... I was struck by how accurately it reflects the reality of working in an outdoor centre a€b a€™ Page size: A5 Covers: Softback Number of pages: 384 About: Outdoor Education, Outdoor Leadership, Rockclimbing, Caving, Walking, Derbyshire.Inside Outdoor Education Pete McDonald. counts. ... No-one talked about Aims at the interview (I cannot imagine that happening nowadays), and the new suit answered the questions. ... out of a rucksack, at last I was to be a permanent, prop-erly paid dropout. ... In 1976 Jeff and Rick arrived, but they needed a drought to get there: they got half a line in Mountain for their route in the Llanberis Pass, Sych.

Title:Climbing Lessons
Author:Pete McDonald
Publisher:Pete McDonald - 1997-09-30


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