The Hillwalker's Manual

The Hillwalker's Manual

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The leading practical manual for the hillwalker, 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; and Photography - cameras, lenses, filters, tripods, film, storage, techniques, sharp photographs, light, composition.... must learn the essential fundamental techniques required to scale and traverse them, and must have an overall awareness of the concept of survival. These, then , form the constituent parts of this manual. And because so many people like toanbsp;...

Title:The Hillwalker's Manual
Author:Bill Birkett
Publisher:Cicerone Press Limited - 2010-09-09


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