Hillwalking

The official handbook of the Mountain Training walking schemes

Author: Steve Long

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing

ISBN: 0993033709

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 300

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Hillwalking is an indispensable guide to the skills required for summer hill walking and is a major reference book for those who wish to lead groups in the UK and Ireland. It is the official handbook for Mountain Training's walking schemes. This fully updated third edition covers every aspect of walking in the hills, from clothing and equipment to access and the environment. It also covers camping, route finding and navigation, the weather, party management, hazards and risk management, and incidents and first aid. The book contains new information about access to the hills and advice for leaders working with people with disabilities. The navigation section has also been expanded to include major updates about digital mapping and GPS devices in this increasingly technological age. Written by International Mountain Guide Steve Long with contributions from staff at the National Mountaineering Centre Plas y Brenin, Hillwalking is endorsed by the British Mountaineering Council, Mountaineering Council of Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland. The publisher, Mountain Training, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and currently oversees 13 skills and leadership schemes in walking, climbing and mountaineering.
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Hill Walking

The Official Handbook of the Mountain Leader and Walking Group Leader Schemes

Author: Steve Long

Publisher: Mountain Training Trust

ISBN: 9780954151102

Category: Mountaineering

Page: 208

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Electric Wiring: Domestic offers a practical guide to home wiring to professional standards. This makes it useful for serious DIY work, especially for letting or resale and for non-electricians undertaking the wiring work involved in plumbing, central heating, security alarms, television and aerial installation, and telephone installation.
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The Value of Outcrop Studies in Reducing Subsurface Uncertainty and Risk in Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production

Author: M. Bowman,H.R. Smyth,S.R. Passey,J.P.P. Hirst ,C.J. Jordan

Publisher: Geological Society of London

ISBN: 1786201402

Category: Science

Page: 268

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This volume reviews and reappraises the value and impact of outcrop-based fieldwork in hydrocarbon exploration, appraisal, development and production. There has been a resurgence in the use and need for outcrop-based research as analogues and benchmarks for subsurface overburden and reservoir studies, and digital technologies combined with traditional methods are revolutionizing this area of field-studies.
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Donegal, Sligo & Leitrim

A Walking Guide

Author: Adrian Hendroff

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd

ISBN: 1848895437

Category: Travel

Page: 160

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The northwest of Ireland provides a diversity of walks, from the wild, untamed landscape of Donegal to the gentler hills and green valleys of Sligo and Leitrim. This guidebook describes 27 walks of various grades, accompanied by quality photographs and specially drawn maps. Walk descriptions also include material on the rich natural history, folklore, geology and place names of the area. Since most routes are not signposted or waymarked, an up-to-date guidebook is essential. This will inspire you to get your walking boots on and start exploring this majestic landscape. • Also by this author: 'The Dingle Peninsula: A Walking Guide' and 'The Beara & Sheep's Head Peninsulas: A Walking Guide'. For a complete list of walking guides available from The Collins Press, see www.collinspress.ie
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Navigation in the Mountains

The definitive guide for Hill Walkers, Mountaineers & Leaders The official navigation book for all Mountain Training schemes

Author: Carlo Forte

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing

ISBN: 0954151186

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 300

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Navigation in the Mountains - The Definitive Guide for Hill Walkers, Mountaineers & Leaders is the official navigation book for all Mountain Training schemes. Packed with essential information and techniques, this handbook is split into sections including: all aspects of mountain navigation; the additional techniques required in winter; adaptations in navigation techniques for use overseas; the use of GPS; digital mapping; and the teaching of navigation. 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. Its functional design with easy reference colour coded pages, striking illustrations that complement the text and inspiring photographs make this book an indispensable guide. It is the fourth in a series of manuals and has been written and compiled by Carlo Forte, the Chief Instructor at the National Mountain Centre, Plas y Brenin, and it is published by Mountain Training UK.
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Long Distance Walking in Britain

Author: Damian Hall

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd

ISBN: 0719820537

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 300

View: 6433

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This is the definitive guide to the best long distance trails in Britain, leading you through landscapes rich in history, wildlife and views. OS references are provided throughout, with invaluable tips on where to walk, timings, nutrition and equipment. There are walks for every level of fitness and contributions from experienced walkers, with practical advice and accompanying maps and explanatory illustrations. Whether walking along the coast or across the moors, following ancient pathways or seeking out less well-known routes, Long Distance Walking in Britain is the ideal companion, and is aimed at walkers and hikers at all levels of fitness and enthusiasm. Illustrated with sketch maps and colour photographs and OS references provided throughout.
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